Tuesday, April 17, 2007

W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Radio Goes Down Under For All That Jazz Part Two!!!

*Tha Artivist Presents...W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Radio Special Broadcast*
All That Jazz Part Two

On Monday April 16,2007,
Tha Artivist Presents...W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Radio Continued Its Special Program To Honor Jazz Music And History In April A.K.A. National Jazz Appreciation Month By Interviewing Author And Historian Bill Egan From His Homeland Of Australia...Mr. Egan Is A Big Fan And Expert On Black Culture and History...His Love Of Those Subjects Has Lead Him To Write And Publish His First Book Florence Mills: Harlem Jazz Queen Which Took Him 10 Years To Write...He Is The World's Foremost Authority On The Life And Legacy Of The Great Entertainer And Black Leader Florence Mills, Who Was An International Star Of The 1920s Of Both Stage, Dance And Song, But Who Died Tragically Very Young At The Tender age of 31...Duke Ellington Wrote A Popular Song "Black Beauty" In Her Honor....Hundreds Of Thousands People Came To Her Funeral, Making It One Of The Largest In New York City History....

To purchase the book and to find more about the life, legacy and accomplishments as well as the contemporaries of Mrs. Florence Mills go to Mr. Egan's Wonderful Website:

Author and Historian Bill Egan
Listen To Mr. Bill Egan Passionately Explain For 15 Minutes The Significance And Legacy Of Ms. Florence Mills As Well As The Process Of Making The Definitive Florence Mills Biography, Florence Mills:Harlem Jazz Queen On W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Radio:

Florence and her husband comedian and dancer U.S. 'Slow Kid' Thompson
Check Out Another In Depth Interview Done With Mr. Bill Egan On The Legacy And Importance Of Florence Mills Last Summer, 21 Questions With R2C2H2:

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