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Barbara Dane at 89, an unchanging voice in Activism & Music


SF CHRONICLE, Sunday Datebook


Barbara Dane didn’t have any plans to record another album. Well into her 80s, she could look back with satisfaction on a brilliant, self-directed career that saw her collaborating with jazz patriarchs like Louis Armstrong and Earl “Fatha” Hines, receiving fan notes from Langston Hughes and Ella Fitzgerald, and serving as the ringing voice for half a century of progressive causes.

But then a jolt of inspiration hit while listening to Bay Area jazz pianist Tammy Hall, and Dane thought: “I have to work with this woman! Continue reading...


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Barbara Dane Film Project

c/o Jed Riffe Films

Saul Zaentz Media Center

2600 10thSt. – Suite 438, Berkeley CA 94710

Contact: 510-595-7926, Maureen Gosling