Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
Leslie Epstein, director of Boston University’s creative writing program, talks about the bygone world of his childhood. He grew up in Los Angeles, where his father and uncle were the writing team behind some of Hollywood’s greatest films, including Casablanca. His new novel is based on his family.
- Leslie Epstein author, "San Remo Drive" (Handsel Books); and, director, Boston University's creative writing program
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