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Robert O'Meally on Ralph Ellison

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June 16th, 2010 • SEGMENT

From The Show: Words & Music: Ralph Ellison's Jazz-Shaped America & James Talley

From the show "Words & Music: Ralph Ellison's Jazz-Shaped America & James Talley" originally aired on June 16th, 2010

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July 9th, 2008 • SEGMENT

From The Show: Words & Music: Ralph Ellison's Jazz-Shaped America & James Talley

Columbia professor of jazz studies Robert O'Meally discusses Harlem writer Ralph Ellison, best known for his novel, The Invisible Man. Born in Oklahoma City and reared on the jazz of the southwestern territory bands, Ellison was a music major at Tuskegee Institute before moving to New York. The author used his love and knowledge to write music criticism as well as developing a style of jazz-based, musical language in his fiction.

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March 28th, 2007 • INTERVIEW:

From The Show: Words & Music: Ralph Ellison's Jazz-Shaped America & James Talley

From the show "Words & Music: Ralph Ellison's Jazz-Shaped America & James Talley" originally aired on March 28th, 2007

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