Booker T Jones, Judith Matloff and Nadim Karam
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30 April 2017
Music legend Booker T Jones joins us to discuss his long and varied career. We also speak to foreign correspondent Judith Matloff about her new book ‘The War is in the Mountains’, and talk creativity and urbanism with Lebanese artist Nadim Karam, whose show ‘Urban Stories’ opened in London this week.
30 April 2017
Journalist and author Judith Matloff was a foreign correspondent for more than 20 years and now teaches at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Her latest book is ‘The War is in the Mountains’, looking at why some of the world’s most remote regions fuel some of its most volatile conflicts.
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As the band leader of Booker T and the MGs, musician Booker T Jones has helped create some of the most unmistakable classics of the 20th century and continues to collaborate with and inspire new musicians today. He joins us to discuss playing on standards from the likes of Otis Redding, Sam and Dave and more.
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