AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 31 YEARS
The Fancy Ass Records Int. Jazz Division is wide open to accept Jazz Artists. Last Thursday, Fancy Ass Records Int. also opened the Aspiring Artists Division Levels 1,2, and 3 as well as The Children's Division for children ages 12 and under. Please feel free to submit your music for label consideration.
Thank you so much for your friendship and support,…Continue
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Happy Jazz Appreciation month family….
I dedicate this posting to my oldest brother, Clark Grayson, who if he had lived, would be celebrating his 60th birthday next month….
In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, I wanted to share with you a funny family story about my brother…Continue
Added by TDanyel on April 21, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments
Greetings and salutations good people!
I am so excited about the gigs I have coming up, and I hope you will be as well! If you don't know about them, allow me to share the knowledge!
Tomorrow on Saturday April 21, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., I am singing at the Backstage Bar at CLO Cabaret located at 655 Penn Ave, in Pittsburgh's Cultural District, beside Theater Square at Katz Plaza. There is no cover charge and I will be playing in…
Added by Phat Man Dee on April 21, 2012 at 5:03am — No Comments
I am currently playing an open-mic cabaret every Monday night from 8-10 at
Hambone's in Lawrenceville.
My new vocal trio, The Blue-hots, plays there periodically too.
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This was a great wedding in Pittsburgh
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The African Origins of Jazz
March 28, 2012
By Lee Evans
In his brilliant 1968 analytical book on jazz, Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development (Oxford University Press) author Gunther Schuller makes a very strong case for jazz’s African origins, writing that “the analytic study in this chapter [Chapter 1, pages 3-62] shows that every musical element – rhythm, harmony, melody, timbre, and the basic forms of jazz – is essentially African in background and…Continue
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