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New and Noteworthy [6/15-6/22]: New Albums

Here’s the New and Noteworthy: this week sees a mix of old and new sounds that.  So the oldies-but-goodies have been coming out with some things lately, like the… 779 more words


Matilda -- Harry Belafonte

Pearl had just one sister, Matilda, an older sibling who died young before today’s cancer treatments were available.  Pearl’s early years, during the Depression, would have been more enjoyable without an older sister taunting her.  43 more words


Robert Glasper: Covered (The Robert Glasper Trio Recorded Live At Capitol Studios)


“a calmer, gentler approach, but also loaded with simmering passion” – Okayplayer

“A star for his R&B and hip-hop work, Robert Glasper here applies his elegant jazz skills with an all-acoustic trio to an inviting tracklist that was mostly written to be sung… eloquent improv from the pianist and his long-time jazz trio of bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Damion Reid… a warm, musical and humane Glasper venture.” – The Guardian… 231 more words

Music And Culture

Sound & Motion Pictures: impromptu dance scenes 2

Here’s another round of unexpected dance scenes: funny, heart-warming, intriguing or slightly disturbing, to each his own. Again, late sixties/seventies/early eighties music is a very popular choice as perfect soundtrack to these scenes, most of the songs were already quite famous before these films came out but they are now even more so. 198 more words

Odds And Ends

Turn Around

Turn Around   by Harry Belafonte, Malvina Reynolds and Alan Greene

Where are you going, my little one, little one,
Where are you going, my baby, my own? 398 more words

Baby 2 Years Old

The Furious Five Drama Between Group Members Continues

This week one of the members of The Furious Five blasted Grandmaster Flash by claiming that the iconic deejay never contributed to the group’s music, including their 1982 hit record, “The Message.” 627 more words

Entertainment News

''Malaika'' by Miriam Makeba & Harry Belafonte

Lovely song, classic of african pop culture…

Title: Malaika (Angel)
Artist: Miriam Makeba & Harry Belafonte
Album: An Evening With Harry Belafonte And Miriam Makeba… 132 more words

Misambu (Music)