KEXP's Sound & Vision airs every Saturday morning from 7-9 AM PT, featuring interviews, artistry, commentary, insight, and conversation to that tell broader stories through music, and illustrate why music and art matter. You can also hear more stories in the new Sound & Vision Podcast. New episodes are out every Tuesday. Subscribe now.
SassyBlack recently released her third album, Ancient Mahogany Gold. Catherine Harris-White – the singer, songwriter and producer behind SassyBlack – has been a mainstay in the Seattle arts scene from her work in THEESatisfaction to appearances on Broad City and the HBO series Vinyl. Sound & Vision host Emily Fox caught up with Harris-White to talk about the themes of Ancient Mahogany Gold and being true to herself.
SassyBlack talks about Quincy Jones, debunking the myth that there's a lack of women producers, and how vast blackness really is.
Even with the most voracious of music fans, there's still likely a certain feel or sound that comes to mind when you see the word "jazz." Maybe it's the swing of the music or that magical feeling of seventh chords walking down a piano. For others, it might be the drone of smooth jazz or the coolnes…