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Wanda Coleman

Benefit Reading for Will Alexander at Skylight Books, Los Angeles, January 13, 2008

(with Clayton Eshleman, Jen Hofer, Diane Ward, Mathew Timmons, Harold Abramowitz, and Will Alexander)

  1. introduction by Clayton Eshleman (0:24): MP3
  2. The boys of local height (5:06): MP3
  3. Those deep waters risin' (1:57): MP3
  4. Once upon a kiss (6:39): MP3

Complete reading by Wanda Coleman (14:35): MP3

Complete program (1:46:28): MP3

Expanding the Repertoire: Continuity and Change in African-American Writing, Participating in Panel Discussions at Small Press Traffic, April 2000

  • Panel 1 (2:14:40): MP3
  • Panel 2 (1:36:39): MP3
  • Panel 3 (1:54:33): MP3
Recordings courtesy of David Buuck, who has dedicated an issue of his journal Tripwire to the conference.

from Our Souls Have Grown Deep Like the Rivers, Rhino Records, January 18, 2000

  • I Live For My Car (2:49): MP3
  • Nigger Rhythm Rhymes from the Blues Part of Town (1:10): MP3

from Jazzspeak: A World Collection, New Alliance Records, August 1991

At the Jazz Club (2:31): MP3

Black Angeles, New Alliance Records, 1988

  • The New New(s) (4:48): MP3
  • Rules (1:20): MP3
  • They'll Starve You (3:49): MP3
  • Blind Betty (2:41): MP3
  • The First Day Of Spring 1985 (3:30): MP3
  • Casting Call (2:17): MP3
  • Some Of Us (2:21): MP3
  • Joe Two Wines (2:36): MP3
  • Poet After Surgery (1:29): MP3
  • How Not To Die Young (2:16): MP3
  • Good Mama (0:55): MP3
  • El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (0:58): MP3

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