“The Nelson George Mixtape: Volume 1”
Discussion with Nelson George and Scot Brown, Music by Greg Everett
Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Dodd Hall 175 | 6:00pm-9:00pm
6:00pm-7:30pm Discussion; 7:30pm-8:30pm Reception & Book Signing
Nelson George is an author, filmmaker and critic who specializes in celebrating African-American culture. His books include the award winning music histories Where Did Our Love Go?: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound, The Death of Rhythm & Blues. Hip Hop America and The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train. His music based novels include The Plot Against Hip Hop and To Funk and in L.A. As a screenwriter he wrote the features CB4 and Strictly Business. He directed the HBO film Life Support starring Queen Latifah and a number of documentaries including A Ballerina’s Tale about dancer Misty Copeland. His episodic TV credits include being a writer/producer on Netflix’s The Get Down and producer on Cinemax’s Tales from the Tour Bus. He’s currently working on a screenplay for Amazon Studios and prepping a number of documentaries. His latest book is the independently published The Nelson George Mix Tape.
Published by Pacific.