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Bring The Beat In: Florence Price, Ramsey Lewis, Teddy Riley, and Jimi Hendrix

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Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis plays the piano in San Francisco, Ca., June 10, 1977. (AP Photo)

Bring The Beat In is a musical conversation hosted by Lena J., singer, journalist, and host of the Morgan News Hour.

During the segment, Lena explores a variety of artists and genres, dissects lyrics, and uses elements of music theory to breakdown the meanings behind your favorite songs.

Click the audio to hear about Florence Price, the first Black woman to have a composition performed by a major American orchestra; Ramsey Lewis, a jazz pianist; Teddy Riley, a Grammy award winning , multi-platinum mega-producer; and Jimi Hendrix, recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century.