Author Spotlight

Greg Tate

Greg Tate is a Village Voice staff alum, musician, and cultural provocateur who lives high atop Harlem’s Sugar Hill. His books include Flyboy in the Buttermilk, Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader, Midnight Lightning: Jimi Hendrix and the Black Experience, and Everything but the Burden: What White People Are Taking from Black Culture. Since 1999, Tate has also co-led the conducted-improvisation ensemble Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber, which tours internationally and has released umpteen albums on its own Avant Groidd imprint.