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SIYAH: The Sultans of Jazz: Part II

A Reappraisal of the Turkish Influence on African-American Music Adama Juldeh Munu speaks to filmmaker Ümran Safter over her new feature-length documentary on the Ertegün Brothers, who left an indelible imprint on African-American music and culture. Audiences will learn how they helped to desegregate music during the Jim Crow era

SIYAH: The Sultans of Jazz: Part I

A Reappraisal of the Turkish Influence on African-American Music Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegün were two Turkish teenagers who arrived in the United States in 1935. But they could not have possibly known the role they would play in both American popular culture and the fight against racial segregation. They established