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Blindfold Bootleg Series: Saxophonist Sharel Cassity

Multi-reedist, Venus Japan Records recording artist, and band leader Sharel (pronounced sha-REL) Cassity is a constant star on the rise on all fronts in the music scene since graduating from the Julliard School recently.  667 more words


The Trumpeter

I watched him play like he was painting the song, his fingers danced the melody and swayed through the tune. Colors lifting me up and down as his hands timed in rhythm – Jazz. 177 more words


Black History Month Spotlight: Hazel Shanks Hynson

Educator and Musician Extraordinaire Hazel Shanks Hynson was a renowned educator and an extraordinary musician who through the years trained many accomplished musicians including the late jazz musician Art Porter. 282 more words


Yes, Jessica Chastain was sort-of Goth back in the day

Jessica Chastain is a sultry, Oscar-nominated red carpet stunner who’s as divine in person as you would expect. She oozes confidence and glamour. And during her college years, she wore black lipstick. 131 more words


"Just go ahead and play your fiddle" or If this doesn't get you fired, nothing will

I joined The Bakersfield Californian photo staff in September, 1981, after spending nine months as a sports writer and layout editor. This was the job I wanted, it was my dream job. 1,367 more words

Taking on the Big City: NYC Part 2

I had a wonderful time exploring the big apple this past weekend.  We hit on many high spots of the city, from exploring Central Park in its sunny Saturday morning wonder, to sneaking into a piano workshop at Julliard and hearing some incredible performances.   243 more words



Julliard trained in furniture polishing, Risperdal will glide across your tabletop in her Swiffer soled slippers, leaving behind a lustrous shine, just in time for the holidays.