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Belva Davis And Miranda Wilson Explore The Historical Significance of Jazz

Belva Davis (left) and Miranda Wilson (right).

Music is a powerful way to connect people who come from different experiences, but there's a special kind of magic when music amplifies the diversity, heart, and history within one culture. Journalist Belva Davis and KKSF jazz show host Miranda Wilson tease out how the roots of Jazz and hymns are significant to African-American culture, starting with revisiting how Wilson started as an MC on a Bay Area jazz show.

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This interview was recorded at StoryCorps in San Francisco and prepared for KALW in 2015 by Lisa Carmack.