Friends, as we enter into the final month of 2016 I am taking a moment to breathe. I had it tattooed on my hand, many years ago, that word, "BREATHE" so I would always remember as a vocalist to breathe. When you don't breathe, you strain your vocal folds, and you can't sing without breath. Without breath, there is no song and there is no life. So, I am breathing and thinking of you. If you are reading this on my google groups email…
Added by Phat Man Dee on November 24, 2016 at 5:39am —
Check This Out! Sip Hop of Mississippi has touched down in Lima, Ohio and joins the team with Gansta Marcus and members. He starts off by releasing his previous music recorded as he gains momentum to…
Added by Gansta Marcus on November 8, 2016 at 2:09am —
I will admit to having slight panic attacks when I hear the orange cheeto dusted eugenics spouting, nuclear winter promising mad man speak. I will admit to laying awake, wondering who else he is tweeting angrily at from his bed, the one he shares with his immigrant wife, at that totally random sleepless moment in the middle of any given random evening. I also will own the fact that for the life of me, I cannot understand how so many people can have so much hate and intolerance for refugees,… Continue
Added by Phat Man Dee on November 7, 2016 at 8:24pm —
Another Door to return ( Difference Multiply Hard Light Inv.Polar )…
Added by Marta Graciela Bressi on November 4, 2016 at 5:16pm —
Phriends! It's terrifying out there! I suggest you come on in and get phreaky with some prophessionals! …
Added by Phat Man Dee on October 22, 2016 at 4:07am —
Added by WePush Worldwide on October 9, 2016 at 9:26am —
Open to retorn ( difference II hard Light Wove Rotating Mirror Balls and Bublles)…
Added by Marta Graciela Bressi on September 21, 2016 at 5:05am —
Gansta Marcus has been releasing constant stream of music all over the internet. This time he lets the…
Added by Gansta Marcus on September 14, 2016 at 12:01am —
Sidelined by lung disease, our greatest living jazz musician longs for the stage and ponders the nature of existence
Added by Dr. Nelson Harrison on September 9, 2016 at 1:02am —
from May to December.... but the daze grow short, when you reach September"
And the sweet lyrics of Maxwell Anderson mean as much today as when Kurt Weill put them to music in 1938. My favorite version will always be Billy Eckstein's. Here is a link to hear his incredible performance:
For me.... I hope I get some precious daze with you sometime soon. Continue
My shows that I have lined up are…
Added by Phat Man Dee on September 2, 2016 at 7:23pm —
THE PITTSBURGH SOUND
Thoughts by Nelson E. Harrison, Ph.D.
The jazz tradition in Pittsburgh began in the first decade of the 20th century establishing it as one of the earliest caldrons of… Continue
Added by Dr. Nelson Harrison on August 31, 2016 at 4:30pm —
After 30 Albums and 3 Recent Prizes, a Jazzman Flirts With the Mainstream
Added by Dr. Nelson Harrison on August 29, 2016 at 5:06pm —
Who is WKCR but, more importantly, why listen?
The station's Jazz programming concept is unique. At its foundation is an extensive Jazz archive (on premises), which houses a vast collection of Jazz music, Jazz interviews and Jazz music rarities. (Thelonious Monk's FIRST recording BEFORE he ever recorded is housed in the archive!) The WKCR concept also stresses the importance of nurturing a new Jazz audience. Students involved at KCR are mentored by Jazz experts. The students are… Continue
Added by Melissa Jones on August 26, 2016 at 1:55pm —
WKCR.org can be accessed at:
Go to upper right corner and click "Listen Now"
Also note: WKCR is currently airing the Rudy Van Gelder Memorial Broadcast.
Added by Melissa Jones on August 26, 2016 at 11:49am —
The Lester Young and Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration
Aug. 27, 28,&29
WKCR.org will present continuous, commercial-free radio, celebrating the birth anniversaries of Lester Young and Charlie Parker. Beginning August 27th, the genius of Pres and Bird will be displayed through Jazz rarities, interviews, expert commentary and, of course, their glorious music. Phil Schaap, Jazz historian and… Continue
Added by Melissa Jones on August 24, 2016 at 5:00pm —
We are excited to announce the Ballroom is back open for business!!!
Because of all of your help and support we have been able to make all of the required renovations to the historic Ballroom. It has truly been an amazing turn around, and all of us at James Street… Continue
Added by Dr. Nelson Harrison on August 22, 2016 at 6:47pm —
Kat Williams said it best..It's Pimpin Pimpin. Among that, rapper Gansta Marcus revises the comedian…
Added by Gansta Marcus on August 4, 2016 at 12:46am —
Interview with Charles McPherson
I’ve had two lessons with Charles McPherson when on tour in San Diego. They have been utterly remarkable. The second one from last fall I taped: Thanks to Charles for allowing this transcription to be published on DTM.
This week Charles is playing at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola Thursday through Sunday. It is a must-see gig for lovers of the…
Added by Dr. Nelson Harrison on July 29, 2016 at 6:32pm —
For The Glassblock, I am filming solo performers playing two short pieces (1-5 minutes) for a series called Close-Up. The series places two cameras and a two mics in front of a performer to capture the performance.
Here's an example with Alejandro Pinzon.
The series… Continue
Added by David Bernabo on July 27, 2016 at 4:15pm —
Hi everyone, back at the Backstage Bar by popular demand! Friday, July 22, 5 - 7:30 performing music by Stevie Wonder (whom I drummed for back in the day), Steely Dan, Kirk Whalum, etc. Come on out for some great music, food and beverages.
Added by Kai Ballard on July 20, 2016 at 1:43am —