21 Sep

Inside Paul Horn: The Spiritual Odyssey of a Universal

Paul Horn

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LP: Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble; John P. He also plays regularly with Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars and the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars Big Band and often collaborates with former Gillespie alumnus, the trumpeter-composer-conductor Jon Faddis. Rebeca’s compositional awards include Meet The Composer’s prestigious New Residencies Award, the Sundance Composers’ Fellowship, and a commission by the Oakland East Bay Symphony. The final beat, however, is almost always strongly grounded in the dominant seventh (V7), to provide tension for the next verse.

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21 Sep

Rage To Survive: The Etta James Story

David Ritz, Etta James

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The studio wanted a lyric written, and despite his lack of clout, the young Raksin turned down a few initial lyrics submitted as unworthy, and insisted that none other than Johnny Mercer be given the assignment. DVD 50; vhs Video/C 999:352 Music: Chega de saudade -- Wave -- Insensatez -- Corcovado -- Aguas de Marco -- Luiza -- Carota de Impanema. The five horizontal lines make up the staff. Music may be represented graphically by a staff, notes, and rests.

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21 Sep

Amy Winehouse

Chas Newkey-Burden

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In the case of Brazil, blacks were so geographically and socially isolated from the white establishment that they simply were able to retain their own African musical traditions in a virtually pure form. Ranging from the rehearsal rooms to backstage and including interviews with the composer and cast, it concludes with musical excerpts from the concert. Watch: "Hey Bo Diddley" performed live by Bo Diddley (1965). on YouTube Bo Diddley has given different accounts of the riff's origins.

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20 Sep

Ornette Coleman: His Life Music

Peter Niklas Wilson

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For a brief chronology see Ravo and Cash (1993). The album is not a masterpiece by any means but the fabulous musicianship carries this album over the line. Mamie Smith, more a vaudeville performer than a blues artist, was the first African-American to record a blues in 1920; her second record, "Crazy Blues," sold 75,000 copies in its first month. The Methodist and Baptist revival that started in 1734 with the "Great Awakening" of Massachusetts created a new ideology of slavery: slavery was justified because it was a means to save the pagans from certain damnation.

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20 Sep

Blues Before Sunrise: The Radio Interviews

Steve Cushing

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Former Vice President of Motown Records and R&B Foundation Executive Committee member Iris Gordy had this to say in statement: "Presenting the Rhythm & Blues Foundation's 2008 Pioneer Award to Teena Marie, was one of my proudest moments, not only because Teena was most deserving, but because she was like family and I knew how extremely moved she was to have been selected for that particular honor. Like many musicians then (and now), he felt that the key to understanding the structure of tonal music lay in the pitch organisation.

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20 Sep

Amy Winehouse: The Biography 1983–2011

Chas Newkey-Burden

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A film by Miroslav Sebestik. 1992. 121 min. How is a soubrette different from a sewer rat? After all, few blacks desired to move back to Africa. They were permitted to listen only to religious songs, with his earliest musical exposure being the spirituals sung in church. Kenny released his first, self-titled solo album in 2002. He also played guitar for his own band, Pitch Blaack. Musicians' communities and Artist Collections. This powerful combination of sacred and secular styles created a revolution in music and Dorsey was at the heart of it.

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20 Sep

Conversations with Albert Murray (Literary Conversations

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But it also served as an engine and a defense." While it is common to place ancient Greece, Rome, and Israel within the bounds of Western culture, that intellectual reflex is anachronistic. What is the definition of a major second? Jeremy Spencer was then playing with blues trio The Levi Set, and was already an accomplished slide guitarist and pianist. The song was written in the 1970s when Dieu was in the hospital. "I was very weak. Songlyrics.com: A list of lyrics websites for a variety of genres.

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20 Sep

Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and

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Swing bands appropriated the "new" style with Will Bradley's Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar and bandleader Tommy Dorsey's Boogie Woogie. She ended her career in 1985 with her stage show De Stuart Story, accompanied by Louis van Dijk, where she performed old success songs and new songs written for her by M. Louie Ramirez composed and arranged classic salsa, Latin jazz, and boogaloo charts, some of which were, “El Titere”, “It’s Not What You Say”, “Times Are Changin’”, “Azucar En Nueva York”, “Salsa Vibes”, “Juan Pachanga” and many others.

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19 Sep

Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound (John and

Alan B. Govenar

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Please contact your local College / Non Profit Radio Station .. ask them to carry the show and tell them Syndication is Immediately Available in Most Areas ... I am almost 21 years old, have touring and recording experience and playing big shows with 1000 crowd with my band in my native places. Featuring Eric Pakula, Matt Darriau, Katie Down, Rafe D'Lugoff, Arthur Kell and Vinnie Sperazza. With Warrant, Jani wrote 3 hit singles: "Heaven," "Down Boys" and "Sometimes She Cries" for thier debut album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich which peaked at number 10 on the billboard 200 and another 3 hit singles: "Cherry Pie," "I Saw Red," and "Uncle Tom's Cabin" for the second album Cherry Pie which peaked at No.7 on The Billboard 200 >>> READ MORE < << (Jani was sadly found dead at the Comfort Inn Hotel in Woodland Hills, Calif.

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19 Sep

African American Folksong and American Cultural Politics:

Bruce M. Conforth

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I think that proves there's a link between boogie and magic; it weaves a spell upon the listener. Jan.2011. 1950: Willy DeVille/William Borsey Jr (US singer, songwriter, multi-musician; Mink DeVille)* 06. One telling index of this awareness is the question of the name to be used in designating African Americans, an issue which has been discussed and debated among African Americans since the early nineteenth century (Stuckey, pp. 193-244).

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