Jazz Songs of Protest: A chat with Richard Underhill

Deep in its roots, jazz has long been known as music born of protest, and as a narrative for the African-American struggle.

Tonight, that spirit is being celebrated by some of Toronto’s best known musicians and activists.

We Insist: Jazz Songs of Protest takes place at Hugh’s Room.

Community Arts Reporter Shirley Camia spoke with one of the performers, a man who is synonymous with both jazz and activism, Richard Underhill: