Meet the Music: Flutist Althea Rene

Althea Rene with flute

Soul-jazz flutist Althea René visited with JazzHall Radio’s Saahara Glaudé, discussing the making of her new album Flawsome, her Funk Brother father, and performing instrumental jazz in a male-dominated genre.

Meet the Music: Spoken word artist Gia Scott-Heron

Gia Scott-Heron at microphone

Spoken word artist Gia Scott-Heron visited with JazzHall Radio’s Saahara Glaudé, discussing her poetry, the evolution of rap music, and more. Scott-Heron’s father, Gil Scott-Heron, was a pioneer in fusing spoken word performances with music, and has been called the “godfather of rap.”