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Really enjoyed this interview. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Still Dancin' - Michael O'Neil/Kenny Washington on AllMusic - 2007 amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "edemire-20"; Subscribe to be notified of future interesting historical/sports posts. amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; He wasn’t as great as Kenny, but believe me he’s a wonderful player.” (In 1946, these Bruins became the first blacks to play in the NFL after a 13-year unofficial ban. “Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Be sure to check them out today and DWDrums.com. amzn_assoc_asins = "1432575325"; If Kenny Washington had played in the 1950s - modern Jazz's heyday - he would be legendary today. “There’s no doubt in my mind Stephens could have made it. Kenneth S. Washington was one of the first black college football stars on the West Coast and one of two African Americans to reintegrate the National Football League (NFL) when he joined the Los Angeles Rams in 1946. I still remember an MD interview he did about 20 + years ago where he said that his favorite Philly Joe Jones recording is Wynton Kelly Trio “Kelly At Midnight.” I went and bought that on CD soon after that and it remains one of my favorites to this day. By 1963 every team had at least one black player. His stardom as a running back began at Abraham Lincoln High School in his native Los Angeles. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; He wasn’t as great as Kenny, but believe me he’s a wonderful player.”. Might have been nice if he could have contrasted this statement by naming a handful of players under 35 that he DOES respect. amzn_assoc_design = "enhanced_links"; That season, Brown went 5-3-1, but was chosen to play Washington State in the Rose Bowl after Syracuse bowed out. Check ’em out! ** Ironically, one of Matty Bell’s nicknames was the “Great White Father.”  The Native Americans whom he coached at the Haskell Institute in the 1920s gave it to him. THE PAT KENNY SHOW. Of course, Pollard was the first African-American to … […] first heard about this set during an interview with Kenny Washington on the Drummer’s Resource Podcast (a fantastic interview worth checking out). October 20, 2020 Library of Congress – Washington, D.C. amzn_assoc_design = "enhanced_links"; For the better part of the last twenty years, Kenny has perhaps been best known as the ultimate “New York” trio drummer. Wendell Smith: How do you think this change will occur? amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; I always tell them how I’m going to be publishing my own drum instructional book. they just released the Mike Portnoy signature model that has the active grip 420X at it’s designed to add more power to your arsenal and features the heat activated technology. Note the two parties of this interview would go beyond words and directly or indirectly recruit “mighty level headed” young men to change history. Washington has a strong interest in jazz history; he’s written liner notes for and/or helped prepare classic jazz re-releases by Art Blakey and Count Basie, among others. Will Nick Saban’s Career End Like Bear Bryant’s? amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; Kenny Washington honored me by coming to my clinic at NYU in 2013. Check ’em at at Sabian.com/bigugly, Promark Drumsticks: Promark is Is now a sponsor of the podcast once again they were last year and now they are again. !” I preach that one to my students all the time. amzn_assoc_linkid = "ee5828b9a42a41a3299b09ef54b0ce09"; *Unofficial scrimmages with white colleges and black players might have happened before 1937. ), SMU, which had been national champs in 1935, won 16-13 in a “rip-snorting’ game that had approximately 50,000 football fans delirious before it was over.” The Pittsburgh Courier’s Wendell Smith added: “Neither the score or brilliant playing of the two teams was nearly as significant as was the fact that for the first time in Southwestern history, a southern college willingly pushed aside petty prejudices and principles, and refused to to draw the color-line where Negro football players were concerned.”, SMU’s athletic staff deserves much credit for making the Los Angeles game happen. The Rams’ coach also struggled to use them effectively. Kenny Washington is a Jazz Legend. Here’s a teaser for the film made about Washington and three other pioneering Bruin teammates: Read Part 2 here. As if that wasn’t enough, they also have crash-friendly sizes like the 18″ and 20″ Apollo and XSR Monarch. His album has sold 12 million copies and his songs has been played worldwide. Why that guy can do everything. amzn_assoc_linkid = "904594ec5ffb05e7217933823714469d"; The Greatest Wilt Chamberlain Interview: Part 2. The Arts Garage is proud to welcome one of the brightest stars in jazz, vocalist Kenny Washington, for a special evening of music on Friday, January 26th, 2018. Matty Bell on Kenny Washington: https://www.drummersresource.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Kenny-Washington.png, https://71c0da3f31.nxcli.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/DR-Logo-White.png, 204 - Kenny Washington: Speaking the language of Jazz, December 21, 2020 - 1:58 AM by Ep.18 - Zack Albetta (Part 1): Dealing With Downtime - Dial A Drummer - DialADrummer.net, © Copyright Nick Ruffini Music, LLC - The Drummer’s Resource | Built by, 203 – Steve Gadd: The undisputed master of groove, 205 – Practice routines of the greatest drummers in the world, 204 – Kenny Washington: Speaking the language of Jazz, http://media.blubrry.com/drummers_resource/p/traffic.libsyn.com/drummersresource/DR_204.mp3, The Engine Room: A History of Jazz Drumming from Storyville to 52nd Street, Arsenault Twenty-six Standard Rudiments recordings, The Engine Room: The History of Jazz Drumming – Practicing Drummer, The difference between players now and years ago, Contact Kenny Washington: KWJazzManiac2[at]hotmail[dot]com. amzn_assoc_linkid = "4af870a9a46acbbf8fa42cfa0c8d0fce"; Bell**, meanwhile, later became athletic director at SMU. This concert is part of the Jazz at the Chimes series held at the stunning Julia Morgan Chapel of the Chimes, an historical landmark building. The question of why blacks in the early 1960s hadn’t yet gotten regular playing time at quarterback inspired a series of interviews which ran in Muhammad Speaks, then the name of the periodical produced by the Nation of Islam led by Elijah Muhammad. Chargers-Ravens: Top 3 Storylines in AFC Wild Card Game, The Greatest Interview with Wilt Chamberlin: Part 1, 30 Years Before Jerry LeVias, SMU and UCLA Made History, That Time Black Muslims Interviewed Chicago Bears Legend George Halas: Part 1, according to football lines in major sportsbooks. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; I’m sure he didn’t mean to say that there are no drummers in today’s generation that have it together. Kenny Omega is seen during an episode of AEW's 'Dynamite' on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; At that point, however, none of them played quarterback. !” ha ha He’s a great jazz historian and probably has more knowledge about jazz recordings than anyone in the world. amzn_assoc_region = "US"; And that Strode played a great game, too. amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; And a group of “Black Razorbacks” wearing UA gear played the all-white Fayetteville High Bulldogs in the early 1930s, as noted in my book African-American Athletes in Arkansas. It continues to be remembered due to the efforts of his daughter, Karin Washington Cohen, and others. He was a decathlete and football star who was one of the first Black American players in the National Football League in the postwar era. amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; Such a gracious, honest and sincere guy. Woodrow Wilson Woolwine Strode (July 25, 1914 – December 31, 1994) was an American athlete and actor. ... "Most of the information that I got was from my mother, and from Woody Strode and his son," Karin said in a phone interview with theRams.com last Thursday. Ravi Coltrane has declared Kenny his favorite male vocalist, and Mark Murphy said in a Jazz Times interview that Kenny was the only contemporary male vocalist carrying on the tradition. However, so glaring is the discrimination against Negro quarterbacks and so important is this key position to the psyche and status of Negro players—it remains for galvanized fan pressures and a football “Jackie Robinson”** to break the barrier. Fair use image. K. Washington, enough said! amzn_assoc_asins = "1496201833"; Subscribe to podcast ... President of Global Situation Room with reaction to the protests that tooks place in Washington yesterday and ... Paul O’Donovan Interview. FYI, I see there are recordings of Frank Arsanault on Youtube. amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; Review "The thing is, Washington slays 'em wherever he performs. Phil, thanks for checking out the podcast! Kenny Washington made history with the Los Angeles Rams. “In time people will see that many of our ideas today are wrong and they’ll change things, especially in the south.” — SMU head coach Matty Bell, 1938, In 1937, for the first time*, a white, Southwest Conference football team allowed its players to take the field against black players. Ravi Coltrane has declared Kenny his favorite male vocalist, and Mark Murphy said in a Jazz Times interview that Kenny was the only contemporary male vocalist carrying on the tradition. “Sandy Stephens (University of Minnesota’s All-American quarterback) was good, admitted Halas, known as “Papa Bear” throughout the sports world. I’m interested in winning games,” the Chicago Bears’ George Halas told Muhammad Speaks last week. Southern colleges must realize that they cannot keep on making such demands. Wendell Smith: Do you think Negro students will one day be admitted to white colleges in Texas? The people are becoming more broad minded and the new generation is much more liberal than their ancestors were. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "edemire-20"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "edemire-20"; On the opposite side of the field, UCLA had two African Americans — Kenny Washington and Woody Strode. Later he played electric bass in rock bands. In time people will see that many of our ideas today are wrong and they’ll change things, especially in the south.”. Don’t look for glory to be reclaimed in 2017. amzn_assoc_asins = "0071477411"; The integration of the NFL followed a jagged path, starting with a trickle in the 1920s, coming to a halt in much of the 1930s through mid 1940s and then slowing building in steam again. He is the most famous saxophonist in the world. Tom. Tony Bennett, who just turned 89, will release “The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern,” a jazz album recorded last year that exposes his voice and gift for improvisation. Kenny Washington: Pos: HB-DB, Career: 27 G, 9 TD, 859 Yds, 6.1 Y/A, Rams 1946-1948, born CA 1918, died 1971 To tip off the series, a Muhammad Speaks writer spoke to George Halas, the longtime Chicago Bears founder/coach/owner and “O.G.” among NFL patriarchs. It’s that simple. For more of his fascinating background, read the chapter on him in this SMU football history book by T.R. I would have used him myself if he could have beaten out Bill Wade.” (Wade is the first-string quarterback). Most prognosticators have Chicago finishing with a losing record that starts early on: the Bears are a 6.5 underdog to Atlanta in Week 1 according to football lines in major sportsbooks. She gained wide public recognition for starring as crisis management expert Olivia Pope in the ABC drama series Scandal (2012–2018). amzn_assoc_linkid = "f014e7a943ca4adf3444236a6abac6e3"; Whatever political complexities have entered the field to dilute this position on player use, the aging, active Halas would not say. DW Drums: I’ve been playing DW for years…not only because they make high-quality, handcrafted drums but because they support and foster drumming initiatives all over the wold, much like this podcast. There were a lot of great parts in it. “Some day, a Colored boy will make a good record in athletics in high school and some southern white school is going to take him in. Coincidentally, Kenny Washington, a UCLA football teammate of Jackie Robinson himself, was the first black to play in the NFL post-ban. Kenny Washington on Melodic Drumming Back in the spring of 2011 I spent some time in New York City, running around the five boroughs, attempting to interview as many jazz drummers as I could for my doctoral research. Without innovation, it is a corpse.” – Winston Churchill (Tweet this). It’s s an awesome technology that actually adjusts to your body temperature and give you control you need so no matter how hard you play the active grip is going to help you handle it by getting tackier as it warms up. amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; I’m thrilled to announce that DW has signed on to support Drummer’s Reosource for 2016! Why that guy can do everything. Of course he’ll have to be a mighty level headed kid and a darn good student.”. School!”: Wendell Smith: Do you think, will there ever be a time when southern schools will play northern schools who have Colored players, without demanding that the color line be drawn?”, Madison Bell: I certainly do. 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