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Atlanta Jazz Festival 2015 Preview: Sunday on the Main Stage - "The Center Holds"

Over the last few years the Atlanta Jazz Festival has developed a pattern in its Main Stage lineup scheduling – on Saturday, the younger, less traditional artists are given the spotlight, with a chance to build an audience for their (and by extension, jazz’s) future. 1,262 more words

Atlanta Jazz Festival

Pharoah Sanders

I was curious whether “Pharoah” was a given name or stage name, so I looked it up. Turns out, it’s a little bit of both—his birth name is “Ferrell.” I also found out he lived in Oakland as a teen, so clearly he is awesome. 598 more words

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This mix is for lovers of spiritual jazz.  A selection of new and old tracks guaranteed to put you in touch with your inner light.  Bookended by John Coltrane’s Love Supreme, in two modern interpretations that take differing approaches to the timeless masterpiece.   53 more words


2015 Atlanta Jazz Festival

The 38th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival is closing in. This year will feature artists such as Pharaoh Sanders, Diane SchuurThe Rad Trads, and some of Atlanta’s hottest local musicians. 769 more words


Red Hot + Coool - This Is Madness (Umar Bin Hassan, Abiodun Oyewole) (GRP)

A poetry read by Abiodun Oyewole, David Nelson and Gylan Kain as a tribute to Malcolm X on May 1968 gave birth to The Last Poets… 77 more words