The Color of Music with Henry Butler and Lonnie Holley

Get out your Crayolas and sketch pads, as we fill in the spectrum of musical colors… from red hot jazz to cool blues. What do we see when we hear music? We dig back into the archives for our epic interview with the late, blind New Orleans piano professor Henry Butler about his eclectic musical visions. Then self-taught visual artist Lonnie Holley expands his cosmic imagery into words and music to heal society on what he calls “the mothership”– Earth. Plus, word jazz maestro Ken Nordine narrates the paint palette; Nina Simone plays “Mood Indigo”; George Jones sings “Color of the Blues”;  and Los Lobos describe the power of the Lavender Moon.

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