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Articles by Jade Simmons

Conflict on Catfish Row: The curious case of post-Gershwin Charleston Article

The latest episode of our new podcast Decomposed, about George Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess,' hit close to home for host Jade Simmons. She grew up in Charleston, S.C., the site of the opera's Catfish Row. She reflects on the city and its conflicted past.


Jade Simmons on a dirty, little secret: the 'one and only' Article

Clara Schumann was considered to be the "one and only" of her kind back in her day. Jade Simmons, host of our new podcast Decomposed, writes of how this mentality still permeates classical music today and how that can change.