Renaissance man, storyteller and radio host, Sam Payne featured the poetic storytelling of Paul Laurence Dunbar, brought to life by storytellers Mitch Capel & Oni Lasana. His radio show "The Little Apple Seed" grows and showcases storytellers of all genre's. Listen to this segment to hear how Paul Laurence Dunbar's works has touched the lives of so many storytellers...especially Mitch & Oni!
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Spotlight on Jazz & Poetry premiered in April of 2006 and is hosted by Clayton "BigTrigger" Corley Sr. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The concept of the online radio show is based on parings of jazz musicians and their poetic contemporaries.
The early shows highlighted the music of John Coltrane and the poetry of Amiri Baraka. Dinah Washington and George Benson. SOJP features both legends and the newer artists in both genres. SOJP is also known for its in-depth interviews with poets such as Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Sandra Turner-Barnes, Toni Love, and musicians, Mulgrew Miller, Odean Pope, Roy Ayers, Pat Martino, and more!
These interviews provide artists a international online forum to talk about their work and the creative process.
For SOJP's conversation with Oni Lasana and other fabulous artists.