THE AUTHOR OF THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN ON UHURU RADIO’S DIASPORIC MUSIC WITH TORONTO-BASED NORMAN RICHMOND 9/4/16
Larry Reni Thomas, the author of “The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan” (KHA Books) will be interviewed, Sunday, September 4, 2016, at 3:30 pm by Toronto, Canada-based Norman Richmond on Uhuru Radio’s Diasporic Music (http://www.theburningspear.com/uhuru-radio ). Thomas will talk about his book “The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan,” his experience with Helen Morgan, whom he interviewed in February 1996, a month before her death in March of that year. Larry will also discuss his role in the upcoming Swedish documentary movie “I Called Him Morgan,” which will be screened at The Toronto International Film Festival, September 10, 2016.
Mr. Richmond is a very popular and well-known radio host in the Toronto, Canada area, who is respected as a very knowledgeable and well-versed personality. His program “Diasporic Music” is one of the most listened to shows on internet radio and is known for good music, interviews and talk.
For more information http://www.theburningspear.com/uhuru-radio
Larry Reni Thomas
Larry Reni Thomas, a native of Wilmington, North Carolina, is a writer/radio announcer/lecturer based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, who has worked at seven radio stations and whose journalistic work has appeared in downbeat and The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of The True Story Behind The Wilmington Ten and Rabbit! Rabbit! Rabbit!: A Fictional Account of The Wilmington Ten Incident of February 1971. Thomas also wrote The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan, an article that included an exclusive interview with North Carolina native, Helen Morgan, who killed the 33-year-old jazz trumpet legend. Thomas’ lecture, The Carolina Jazz Connection With Larry Thomas, has been presented at schools, colleges, universities, libraries and public places since 2008, and he was also listed in the downbeat magazine jazz critics poll for 2012. Larry is presently writing a history of The Barn: Wilmington, North Carolina Jazz Mecca (1945-50). He is also featured in the documentary films: Wilmington On Fire and American Jazz Musician. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org , blog: carolinajazzconnectionwithlarrythomas.blogspot.com.