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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

Events

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

Classics

Gary Bartz: Libra (1967) Another Earth (1968) Milestone

 LJC “BILLY BUNTER” EDITION (For the uninitiated, Billy Bunter was the fat boy of British fictional “Greyfriars” private school)

DOUBLE HELPING!!

GARY BARTZ: LIBRA and… 890 more words

Milestone

Pharoah Sanders - Astral Travelling

Pharoah Sanders (born October 13, 1940) is a Grammy Award-winning American jazz saxophonist.
Saxophonist Ornette Coleman once described him as “probably the best tenor player in the world”. 60 more words

Fjolla Hoxha

Black History Month Spotlight: Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders (his given name, Ferrell Sanders) was born into a musical family. Sanders’ early favorites included Harold Land, James Moody, Sonny Rollins, Charlie Parker, and John Coltrane. 336 more words

Music

SPIRITUAL JAZZ Vol 6: Jazzman's Journey Continues

Gerald the Jazzman continues on his Spiritual Jazz journey with this – his sixth volume. As ever, he delivers an extraordinary collection which this time round focuses on vocal offerings that reflect the spiritually charged politics of the multi-dimensional African diaspora. 149 more words

Is That Jazz?

Gerardo Frisina: Latin Jazz' "Progressive Conservative"

Music Review: Movement, Gerardo Frisina (Schema Records, 2014)

Latin influenced jazz had its beginnings in the 1940’s and was later popularized by Cuban percussionist… 305 more words

Music Reviews