Episode #1305

Miss Bala & Jack DeJohnette

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Friday, February 03, 2012

Stephanie Sigman as Laura in Gerardo Naranjo's film Miss Bala Stephanie Sigman as Laura in Gerardo Naranjo's film Miss Bala (Juan Carlos Polanco)

Kurt Andersen talks with Gerardo Naranjo, the director of the new film Miss Bala, about a beauty pageant contestant caught in the middle of Mexico’s drug war. The composer Eve Beglarian travels the length the Mississippi River collecting songs and stories — she performs live in the studio. And one of jazz’s greatest drummers, Jack DeJohnette, looks back at the road not taken.

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