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Speakeasy

Speakeasy

Sting and Shaggy

On the surface an unlikely pairing, their 2018 collaboration 44/876 (named for the area codes of their native UK and Jamaica) inspired a friendship that here fuels a hilarious – and profound - conversation based on questions submitted by fans. The two talk ‘desert island discs,’ Lewis Carroll, Miles Davis, their common link to James Bond and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang author Ian Fleming, ‘sheroes,’ laundry day, and more, including former teacher Sting’s view of Shaggy’s “It Wasn’t Me” as a...
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  • program length: 60 minutes
  • episode #401

Saturday, June 29 at 8:00 pm on 12.1


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SPEAKEASY offers unique insights into the careers of some of the world's most iconic musicians. The six-part series, produced by the creative team behind Front and Center, provides an artist the opportunity to discuss their illustrious career with an interviewer of their choosing — a journalist, creative partner, musician or friend. A highlight from the first season includes jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis interviewing his older brother, saxophonist Bradford Marsalis.