Questlove's Blues: In the Spike Lee film Mo’ Better Blues, Denzel Washington plays an old trumpet player purist angered at the black community’s apathy towards the jazz he loves until a young saxophonist, played by Wesley Snipes, responds that the community is uninterested because Washington’s style is outdated and irrelevant.
[Updated]Sports & Leisure aren't in a hurry, and you can hear that in "Devil," the lead track of their new EP, Fitness. One guitar patiently saws a note while band members oooooh behind it, with only held chords to mark off time. When the song kicks in, it does so with an easy reggae that is a musical choice, not a touristy jaunt into another genre. But don't mistake the musical patience for a lack of urgency.
DJ Soul Sister has become an empire. Not one that pays well enough that she doesn't need a day job, but one that establishes her as a presence around town. She does her Saturday night radio show on WWOZ.