Marcus Shelby Interview: Black ball
May 13, 2019
SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Marcus Shelby leads a highly regarded jazz orchestra focusing on the history, present, and future of the African-American experience. In Shelby's upcoming show at SFJAZZ, he draws the connection between his greatest passions - jazz and baseball - in Black Ball.
Marcus Shelby was recently interviewed on Marty Lurie's KNBR SF Giants pregame show and spoke about the history of the Negro leagues and how blues music has a parallel, yet connected history. Listen to the interview below.
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