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(Her photography is in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London's National Portrait Gallery, the Smithsonian, and the New York Public Library.) They illustrate struggle -- the jazz life, to borrow a title from Nat Hentoff, is not an easy one, especially free jazz -- but not only struggle.
The great civil libertarian, Nat Hentoff, had it right: "Human life is a continuum -- from the implantation of a fertilized egg in the uterine lining to birth to death. Setting up divisions of this process to justify abortion -- as in Roe v. Wade -- is artificial. It's a denial of biology. Whether in the fourth or 14th week, it is ...

Not just an influential musician but a social critic and engaged citizen; Nat Hentoff described him as "authentically hip". His song, "The Snake" covers an Aesop legend, the farmer who takes a near-frozen snake indoors and is rewarded by being bitten; reproached, the viper says "you knew I was a snake ...
In the wake of the renewed conversation surrounding gun control in America, a colleague asked me if I thought it would be contradictory for a First Amendment advocate to support limitations on the Second Amendment. After all, no amendment is more important than any other (apart from the 21st ...
In the program notes, Nat Hentoff, the Downbeat Magazine critic described Billie Holiday's voice as "steel-edged and yet soft inside; a voice that was almost unbearably wise in disillusion and yet still childlike." Continuing to make recordings after a 10-month federal prison term for drug possession in the late ...
A prolific author and jazz critic for more than half a century, the late Nat Hentoff (1925 -- Jan. 7, 2017) wrote for publications including the Village Voice, Down Beat, The New Yorker and The Washington Post. For his commitment to jazz and his unique contribution to music, Hentoff was honored in 2005 by ...

The celebration of the journalist Nat Hentoff's life, last Friday, began on an unexpected note. His daughter Miranda and granddaughter Ruby performed a song about a dream--actually, three recurring dreams--that he had as his health was declining last fall. Each dream was the same: God visited Nat in ...
Nat Hentoff, Renowned Columnist and Jazz Critic, Dead at 91. Free speech advocate also penned sleeve notes for 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan'. Nat Hentoff, longtime political columnist, free speech activist and renowned jazz critic, has died at the age of 91. Credit: Stephen Lovekin/FilmMagic. By Daniel ...
Nat Hentoff, an author, journalist, jazz critic and civil libertarian who called himself a troublemaker and proved it with a shelf of books and a mountain of essays on free speech, wayward politics, elegant riffs and the sweet harmonies of the Constitution, died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 91.
Nat Hentoff was one of the foremost authorities on the First Amendment. While his books and articles regularly defended the rights of Americans to think and speak freely, he also explored our freedoms under the rest of the Bill of Rights and the 14th Amendment by showing how Supreme Court and local legislative decisions ...
Andy could have been Diana Vreeland, but she is going to be Nat Hentoff -- or Nat Hentoff with better boots.") Longtime music critic and First Amendment crusader Hentoff was among the major-league Voicers who made that first move to Cooper, along with a roster of other heavy hitters that included ...
Farrakhan a "Black Hitler." Nat Hentoff, a Jewish leader and columnist for the tabloid Village Voice participated in a New York radio call-in show and also characterized the Muslim leader as a "Black Hitler." The false narrative was launched and has been spread for over 30 years. We should expect more of ...
I believe Nat Hentoff's notion that the best response to speech we do not like is better speech. I despise Steve Bannon and find him and his ideas disgusting and contrary to all of the values and principles of our democracy. However, I applaud the school of Business' decision to have him speak on campus.
In a Down Beat magazine review of a 1955 Tharpe and Knight performance, music critic Nat Hentoff observed that the two women "build each number toward a swinging emotional climax that eventually draws everyone in the room into the act with them, clapping, beating their feet, nodding." And they stir ...
An anonymous jazz musician told Nat Hentoff in The Jazz Life "that soul only comes from certain kinds of experiences, and only we - you know who I mean - go through what you need to have the kind of soul that makes real jazz." Those conceptions still don't quite put a finger on it, but they lead us a bit ...
She is a fresh and original voice." wrote Sinatra biographer, Will Friedwald, who picked Cat among his top 10 cds of the year. "It's a delight to hear the real thing in Catherine Russell.", chimed in Nat Hentoff in The Wall Street Journal. She will perform at the South Orange Performing arts Center on Saturday, ...
She is a fresh and original voice." wrote Sinatra biographer, Will Friedwald, who picked Cat among his top 10 cds of the year. "It's a delight to hear the real thing in Catherine Russell.", chimed in Nat Hentoff in The Wall Street Journal. She will perform at the South Orange Performing arts Center on Saturday, ...

She is a fresh and original voice." wrote Sinatra biographer, Will Friedwald, who picked Cat among his top 10 cds of the year. "It's a delight to hear the real thing in Catherine Russell.", chimed in Nat Hentoff in The Wall Street Journal. She will perform at the South Orange Performing arts Center on Saturday, ...
The Village Voice lost three outstanding contributors when Wayne Barrett, Nat Hentoff and Martha Swope died. Swope was a photographer while Barrett penned the most insightful and revealing exposes. Hentoff was a historian as well as a jazz and country music critic. The Daily News lost veteran ...
The jazz world also lost columnist and social critic Nat Hentoff, who wrote for Down Beat and the Village Voice, and was listening to Billie Holiday when he died. As for gains, the landmark year 1917 produced Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993), and Thelonious Monk (1917-1982), ...
He died Jan. 4 in Waco. He was 98. Nat Hentoff, 91, the author, journalist, jazz critic and civil Libertarian who called himself a troublemaker and proved it with a shelf of books and a mountain of essays on free speech, wayward politics, elegant riffs and the sweet harmonies of the Constitution, died on Jan 7.
Until his death earlier this year, Nat Hentoff was arguably the most prominent advocate for free speech in the U.S. Decades worth of essays, lectures, and books, including Free Speech for Me -- but Not for Thee: How the American Left and Right Relentlessly Censor Each Other, established Mr. Hentoff's ...
"The day he died he got a request for a film," his wife Judith Hamer said at Meadow Ridge Senior Living Community in Redding, where they have lived since 2007. Nat Hentoff, a free-thinking columnist, civil rights and liberties advocate and author who maintained a home in Westport for more than 30 years, ...
We bade farewell to avant-garde pioneers like Muhal Richard Abrams and Sunny Murray, genre-blending synthesists like John Abercrombie and Larry Coryell, and behind-the-scenes giants like Nat Hentoff and George Avakian. The list goes on and on, and we've paused to pay homage often during the ...
The celebration of the journalist Nat Hentoff's life, last Friday, began on an unexpected note. His daughter Miranda and granddaughter Ruby performed a song about a dream--actually, three recurring dreams--that he had as his health was declining last fall. Each dream was the same: God visited Nat in ...
Nat Hentoff, Renowned Columnist and Jazz Critic, Dead at 91. Free speech advocate also penned sleeve notes for 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan'. Nat Hentoff, longtime political columnist, free speech activist and renowned jazz critic, has died at the age of 91. Credit: Stephen Lovekin/FilmMagic. By Daniel ...
Nat Hentoff, an author, journalist, jazz critic and civil Libertarian who called himself a troublemaker and proved it with a shelf of books and a mountain of essays on free speech, wayward politics, elegant riffs and the sweet harmonies of the Constitution, died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 91.
In the program notes, Nat Hentoff, the Downbeat Magazine critic described Billie Holiday's voice as "steel-edged and yet soft inside; a voice that was almost unbearably wise in disillusion and yet still childlike." Continuing to make recordings after a 10-month federal prison term for drug possession in the late ...
"I'd do two-page things and gradually writing became like a rainy day pastime," he told writer Nat Hentoff in 1971. "What I wrote got longer and longer... When I start to really get into writing, I can't deal with whatever else is going on." While Gil also began taking piano lessons, his first aspiration was to be a ...
Nat Hentoff, an eclectic columnist, critic, novelist and agitator dedicated to music, free expression and defying the party line, died in New York at age 91. Today's Birthdays: Magazine publisher Jann Wenner is 72. Singer Kenny Loggins is 70. Singer-songwriter Marshall Chapman is 69. Actress Erin Gray is ...
The late Justice William Brennan once told civil Libertarian Nat Hentoff, "The evolving human standards of human decency will finally lead to the ...
The following year, Dylan told critic Nat Hentoff "Me, I don't want to write for people anymore -- you know, be a spokesman. From now on, I ...
Notable entries include Nat Hentoff's liner notes for "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" (1963); "The Best of Acappella" by guitarist Lenny Kaye ...
... who also collaborated on The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Playboy interviewers have included music critic/civil Libertarian Nat Hentoff, Alvin ...
... J. Hoberman, Jill Johnston, Stanley Crouch and Ralph Gleason; political opinionators like Nat Hentoff and Alexander Cockburn; the brilliant ...
Nat Hentoff's death at the age of 91 took from us an eloquent voice for American freedom, as well as a noted jazz critic. He described himself as ...
The celebration of the journalist Nat Hentoff's life, last Friday, began on an unexpected note. His daughter Miranda and granddaughter Ruby ...
At the end of the memorial service for Nat Hentoff, the Big Four Brass Band paraded into Saint Peter's Church. Christian Hansen for The Village ...
The late, great Nat Hentoff befriended me during the 1990s, I don't remember exactly when. Having read my work against euthanasia, ...
If anyone deserved such a peaceful death, it was Nat Hentoff. In his long and colorful career, he had been everything from a jazz critic to an ...
Nat Hentoff was a producer, not a star, nor even the type of director who gave himself an occasional cameo. History is not much good for ...
Nat Hentoff, the longtime journalist, jazz critic, activist and provocateur known for his commitment to social causes and his defense of the First ...
Nat Hentoff, an eclectic columnist, critic, novelist and agitator dedicated to music, free expression and defying the party line, died Saturday (Jan.
Nat Hentoff, an author, journalist, jazz critic and civil Libertarian who called himself a troublemaker and proved it with a shelf of books and a ...
Even preeminent music critics Nat Hentoff, Dave Marsh and Robert Christgau succumbed to the god of mammon, allowing their prose to ...
The late polemicist, First Amendment advocate and former ACLU board member Nat Hentoff warned not long before his death that the current ...
... who also collaborated on The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Playboy interviewers have included music critic/civil Libertarian Nat Hentoff, Alvin ...
... memoir of Hemingway by his son Patrick; Eldridge Cleaver interviewed by Nat Hentoff; a travel piece by the espionage novelist Len Deighton ...
... J. Hoberman, Jill Johnston, Stanley Crouch and Ralph Gleason; political opinionators like Nat Hentoff and Alexander Cockburn; the brilliant ...
... said the "motivating factor" was the deaths of writers Nat Hentoff and Wayne Barrett within ten days of each other in January, "particularly the ...


 

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