AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
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Hot Club on the Air, new radio programming, emanating from WKCR, New York, will be presenting the music of Pittsburgh's own, Maxine Sullivan, LIVE, this Monday (7/22) from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 PM. Host, Matthew "Fat Cat" Rivera will present, in most cases, Maxine's music via the original 78 RPM format. Providing personal insight into Maxine's career will be her daughter, Paula Morris. Rarities will be heard from the Roy Eldridge Collection (WKCR archives) featuring Maxine, Roy Eldridge,…Continue
HOT CLUB on the Air, new radio programming, emanating from New York's WQCR will be featuring the music of Pittsburgh's own, Maxine Sullivan, this Monday (7/22) from 12:00 noon until 3:00 PM. The three hour LIVE broadcast will include host Matthew "Fat Cat" Rivera and guest Paula Morris, Maxine's daughter, discussing Maxine's music and career. In most instances, the original recordings, via the 78 RPM format will be heard. Rarities from the Roy Eldridge Collection (WKCR archives) featuring…Continue
January 30th marks the 108th birth anniversary of the incomparable, Roy Eldridge. To those aware of Roy Eldridge and his genius, I needn't go further. For those unaware, his skill as a trumpet player, is marked with a fierce bravado coupled with a relaxed sense of swing. Roy Eldridge's genius can not be permitted to disappear through lackof interest and lack of understanding. Tune in to: WKCR.org on Wednesday, January 30th ALL DAY and hear Roy's music. A special presentation on Pittsburgh's…Continue
Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five recorded "A Monday Date" on June 28, 1928, (OKeh, 8609). The personnel included, Louis Armstrong (tr, v), Fred Robinson (tb), Jimmy Strong (cl, ts), Mancy Carr (bj), Zutty Singleton (dr) AND Pittsburgh GREAT, Earl Hines, composer and pianist.
On this 4th of July, (Louis' traditional birthday) why not reflect on the magnitude of Louis, by listening to "A Monday Date"? …Continue