- 20110919 - Just Plain jazz - Donald Lacy Jr on The Miles Davis Experience

Donald Lacy, Jr.Just Plain Jazz host, Joel Dilley, chats with Donald Lacy, Jr., writer/actor/voice for The Miles Davis Experience, the multi-media show featuring Blue Note recording artist Ambrose Akinmusire that explores the music and times of Miles Davis from 1949 to 1959.

The Miles Davis Experience, an immersive performance that follows Miles' musical development as well as the challenges in post WW II-America for a black artist, kicks off its national tour on September 29 at the Englert Theater in Iowa City with a show co-sponsored by KRUU FM.

Mr. Lacy is renowned as an actor ("Jack" directed by Francis Ford Coppola, many TV shows, award-winning stage performances), comedian (HBO's "Def Comedy Jam" and his own CD's) and writer with a number of plays under his belt. He's also a longtime radio broadcaster since 1979.

(Due to Copyright laws, music from original broadcast has been removed)