[Full episode] Wynton Marsalis, Joan Shelley, Mustafa, Naveen Kumar

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Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis discusses his latest album, The Democracy! Suite, and why he thinks jazz is the perfect metaphor for democracy. Toronto-based poet and musician Mustafa talks about identifying as a folk musician — a fraught term with a complicated history when it comes to Black and racialized artists. Theatre critic Naveen Kumar walks us through the controversy surrounding Lea Michele's casting in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Singer-songwriter Joan Shelley tells us about her sixth solo album, The Spur, and how she found her voice through music.

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