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Gil Scott-Heron. 5 songs. a playlist.

(in memory of  Gil Scott-Heron 1949-2011)

Perhaps it’s the price to pay: to lose yourself since you got such a clear view of our post-industrial, media dependent society with all its contradictions and you were able to convey (power of the art) a truth that through breaths, words and music becomes immortal poetry. 316 more words

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On the wings of Atlanta: Notes jotted down during Jazz Night at Cafe Trieste

Listening to this jazz band it’s hard to conceptualize that this music used to belong to us. Can you Imagine Charlie Parker being as big in the hood as Gucci Mane? 509 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Leon Ware

The music world lost another of its bright stars in Leon Ware last Thursday, but the songwriter has left behind one of the richest legacies in the industry. 326 more words

TJMS

Little Known Black History Fact: Leon Ware

The music world lost another of its bright stars in Leon Ware last Thursday, but the songwriter has left behind one of the richest legacies in the industry. 326 more words

TJMS

Little Known Black History Fact: Leon Ware

The music world lost another of its bright stars in Leon Ware last Thursday, but the songwriter has left behind one of the richest legacies in the industry. 326 more words

Tom Joyner

Little Known Black History Fact: Leon Ware

The music world lost another of its bright stars in Leon Ware last Thursday, but the songwriter has left behind one of the richest legacies in the industry. 326 more words

TJMS

Little Known Black History Fact: Leon Ware

The music world lost another of its bright stars in Leon Ware last Thursday, but the songwriter has left behind one of the richest legacies in the industry. 326 more words

TJMS