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Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021: Master T and Jesse Jones, Jael Richardson and more

Today on Q: Tribute to the Legends of Reggae host Master T and organizer Jesse Jones, books columnist Jael Richardson, musician and visual artist Jason Moran on Thelonious Monk, comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff and stand-up comic Dakota Ray Hebert
Tribute to the Legends of Reggae organizer Jesse Jones, books columnist Jael Richardson, musician and visual artist Jason Moran, stand-up comic Dakota Ray Hebert. (Jerimi Jones, jaelrichardson.com, Ari Marcopoulos, sweetmoon photography)

Today on Q, with host Tom Power:

  • Jesse Jones and former MuchMusic VJ Master T discuss their virtual concert series Tribute to the Legends of Reggae: The Bob Marley Edition, explaining why the month-long initiative is as much a celebration of reggae music as it is the legacy of Jones's mother, Canadian reggae promoter Denise Jones.

  • Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new read to check out: Sheung-King's debut novel You Are Eating an Orange. You Are Naked.

  • Pianist and composer Jason Moran talks about Thelonious Monk's connection to basketball. Find our full interview with Moran on Friday, Feb. 10's episode.

  • Comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff and stand-up comic Dakota Ray Hebert discuss Nesteroff's book We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans & Comedy, which traces the history of Indigenous comedy in North America.

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