Full episode
31: When You Talk About Music
Act One

When You Talk Music

Dael Orlandersmith's funny, moving story from her Obie-award winning show Beauty's Daughters. Though she's an African-American woman, she transforms herself in this story into a loudmouthed Italian guy. At a wedding, this character meets a woman who reminds him of who he was before he got married and had kids: a guy who loved jazz, a different guy than he is now. Recorded at Millie's Orchid Show in Chicago. Thanks to Brigid Murphy. (12 minutes)

Song:

“Original sax solo” by Chicago musician (and MacArthur genius grant winner) Ken Vandermark
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