Press Kit

Media and Videos Related to W.I.T.T.C.S.

“Black Market Reads” Podcast on “What   Is This Thing Called Soul” w/ host Lissa Jones!

Interview with KCCK Jazz 88.9 Radio on  life, career and my views on jazz music

Jazz Master Herbie Hancock on the topic of emotional urgency in jazz.

“If it’s devoid of the heart, then it doesn’t mean anything.” –H. Hancock

Available for Talks, Lecture Recitals, Performances and Workshops!

I’m an active performer, lecturer, guest artist and presenter with engagements at universities, colleges and scholarly forums around the world to my credit. I’m capable of presenting on topics for a variety of ages  and experience levels in the following areas of interest:

  • Cultural Concerns in Jazz Pedagogy and Performance
  • Appropriation of Black Music
  • Jazz History
  • Jazz and Civil Rights
  • Jazz and American Culture
  • The Development of Black   Music Since 1900
  • Jazz 101: Jazz Music for Beginners
  • Jazz and Race Relations in the 20th Century

Print Resources for Adopters

Download “What Is This Thing Called Soul” One-sheet

Download “What Is This Thing Called Soul” Sample Chapter

Download the Author’s Full Press Kit (music and scholarly)

Contact Damani Phillips