CNN, November 29, 2021
Josephine Baker will make history when she becomes the first Black woman inducted into France's Panthéon. The US-born dancer served as a French spy in WWII after fleeing segregation.
WBGO podcast, September 14, 2023
Writer Jake Lamar talks about growing up in the Bronx, his lifelong love affair with writing, moving to France in the 90s, his career as a novelist, playwright and cultural critic in Paris, and his new book Viper’s Dream, a Jazz Noir crime novel set in the jazz world of Harlem between 1936 and 1961.
Radio BBC London, April 30, 2023
Jake Lamar is interviewed by Dotun Adebayo about his new book, VIPER'S DREAM. This 20 minute Interview starts at 2h36 and it follows a fantastic interview with Harry Belafonte (at 2h03).
Crime Time FM, April 20, 2023
Jake Lamar chats to Paul Burke about his jazz noir novel VIPER'S DREAM, Paris, Chester Himes, radio plays, Harlem and jazz.
BBC Radio 4, September 23, 2019
Jazz writer Kevin Legendre explores the encounter between African American jazz and the French new wave in Paris in the 1950s and 60s - a hub of artistic collaboration.
France 24, March 3, 2016
With Super Tuesday now over, Jake Lamar gives us his take on Donald Trump and the consequences for the Republican Party if the billionaire
wins the GOP nomination.
Africa Channel, March 16, 2017
Author Jake Lamar discusses life in the French capital
The Dan Schneider Interviews - #42
September 13, 2015
Guests: Jake Lamar, Jean Migrenne, Alex Sheremet
France 24, November 6, 2014
Obama isolated by midterm election results.
Festival America, September, 2010
Jake Lamar talks about the Festival America bookfair.
France 24 Culture, 13 November 2009
American author Jake Lamar is our guest for his fifth novel 'The Ghosts of Saint-Michel'...