AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 31 YEARS
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TUESDAY, JULY 4th: Celebrate the music of Louis Armstrong ALL DAY, on WKCR.org. Phil Schaap will provide insight into Satchmo's life and music from 2:30 - 7:00 PM. ALSO: Phil's "Out To Lunch" broadcast will feature Louis on Monday 7/3, from Noon - 3:00PM.
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THE ERIC JOHNSON TRIO
"Jazz Returns To The Hood"
All Musicians and Vocalists Invited to…Continue
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The Power of Sound
We are bombarded daily with too much noise and overstimulated to the point of saturation. Some of us fall asleep watching television and are listening all night to whatever happens to…Continue
Judith Light and Billy Porter pose for a photo at the Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Awards on May 19, 2017 at the Purnell Center for the Arts at Carnegie Mellon University in Oakland. Light was awarded with the Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award and Porter was awarded an Alumni Achievement Award. 1 Judith Light, Billy Porter return to Pittsburgh to accept Carnegie Mellon alumni awards.…Continue
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Soil is really a base within all kinds of gardening. Actually this could be the base of all things. This will really be the bed, in addition to house of the plants. Desire to to opt for right soil to increase organic food crops. Might base your selection in just as important the plants on kinds of soils that may be found in place. Unquestionably you in order to be know the garden soil really in advance before seeding.
Before planting prepare a bed area that hasn't grown onions or…Continue
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My favorite Smoky Robinson and the Miracles song is "I Gotta Dance to Keep From Crying" and I think it's appropriate for the state of the world.... I am going to dance harder, sing louder, play more music and harmonize with more intensity than ever before. I am going to keep sharing my knowledge with the next generation…
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Today, April 29, 2017 is Duke Ellington 118th birthday. Phil Schaap will be presenting Duke's recordings from the STRAYHORN, Blanton, Webster period. He is sure to mention Billy Strayhorn's Pittsburgh roots. He will broadcast from 4-9 PM ET (Saturday, April 29).
Tune in to : WKCR.org for 24 hours of Duke Ellington's music!
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DAY 28 #Throwback! Exactly two years ago I posted this rap to remind everyone to vote for "This Isn't Art" in the @thejlsc! Today a song I collaborated on with Razteria…Continue
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"When the Count Basie orchestra came north from Kansas City in the fall of 1936, they made gigs in Chicago (The Grand Terrace) and New York (Roseland Ballroom), but they also had a few runs in early 1937 in Pittsburgh where they played in the Chatterbox Room in Steel Town's Hotel William Penn. The giant of the bass, Ray Brown, had an older brother who had a job at the Hotel William Penn and he brought his 10 year old kid brother to work. The Count Basie Orchestra did quite a bit of…Continue
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