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Charles Mingus: Meaning and the Art of Commitment

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ACC #25  Charles Mingus: Meaning and the Art of Commitment

This week, on ACC,  guest host Rahn Dorsey catches up with Trinidad Ramkissoon, a young actor, artist, local Boston Project Hip Hop participant, who is winner of the recent August Wilson monologue competition held in New York. Trinadad talks with Rahn about his ideas as a young artist and his role.  He speaks about "telling a story", and seeing himself  as an actor and the role of the arts in furthering his aspirations, to dream as a young Black male.  He  speaks of arts meanings;  Integrity, Identity,  Artistry, a way of Being, Excellence, Honesty, Dignity, and  the critical role the arts play in the  importance of telling humans stories and experiences.  Essays of Note looks this week at the work, artistry of the great bassist/composer Charles Mingus. WE hope you enjoy! Don't miss any of Blog Talk Radio's/ Tavis Smiley networks shows.  Hear what 30,000 listeners have experienced with ACC.Hear You There!  Be sure to follow us now on Twitter. Be a follower @accbillbanfield Look for Bill Banfield's The jazz Urbane, ACC show's Theme Music(s) on the Jazz Urbane YOUTube channel news on the music and the grooves. Downloads on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/playing-other-peoples-heads/id807095731?uo=4 

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