Visions: Celebrating influential Detroit music mentor Marcus Belgrave with son Kasan Belgrave

Listen to “Visions” with Kaleigh Wilder every Monday from 8-10 p.m. ET on Detroit Public Radio 101.9 WDET.

Kasan Belgrave

Kasan Belgrave

On this episode of Visions, I’m joined in-studio by saxophonist Kasan Belgrave to celebrate the birthday of Detroit trumpeter and educator, Marcus Belgrave.

You’ll hear music from Marcus and insights from Kasan about his father’s legacy.

See the playlist below and listen to the episode on-demand using the player above for two weeks after it airs.

Visions Playlist for June 10, 2024

  • “Softly as in a Morning Sunrise” – Kenny Barron Trio
  • “Black Satin” – Miles Davis
  • “Vein Melter – Herbie Hancock
  • “Hat and Beard” – Eric Dolphy
  • “Return to Forever” – Chick Corea
  • “Butterfly” – Lionel Loueke
  • “Asante” – McCoy Tyner
  • “Hard Times” – David “Fathead” Newman
  • “On the Sunny Side of the Street” – Marcus Belgrave
  • “Space Odyssey (feat. Marcus Belgrave)” – Geri Allen
  • “Step Back” – Kasan Belgrave
  • “Two Ships Passing in the Night” – Marcus Belgrave

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  • Kaleigh Wilder
    Kaleigh Wilder is a multi-instrumentalist and improviser based in Detroit. Speaking primarily through the baritone saxophone, Kaleigh combines elements of classical, jazz, avant-garde and Afro Diasporic influence into a unifying sound.