AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Sorry to say, Thursday's Live jam at Savoy with RH Factor has been cancelled. Thanks to everyone who came out to support. Please note that Savoy Monday Night Jazz is continuing on. Join us next Monday when Fred Pugh III along with Tony Campbell & Jazz Surgery will be performing from 6 to 9pm (no cover). See you there.
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The neo-Hot Club movement is dedicated to promoting Jazz listening and appreciation through group listening, via the 78 rpm format (think book club concept). Recently, I attended a meeting in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, curated by young Matthew Rivera, a senior at Columbia University. His topic was the music of Pittsburgh great, Earl Hines. The audience was young (SURPRISE!), and exhibited an enthusiasm and understanding that music is not old or new, but in the present. Louis Armstrong's 1928…Continue
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i am so excited about the upcoming event, on the 15th, comemorating what Pittsburgh did to the overall jazz scene. I hope all you jazz fans will see this show. Congratulations to all the people who had something to do with this documentary.
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we in the age of aquarius I'm the water bearer
nefarious by nature cause we live in holy terror
shed light on the precarious who's gonna listen
sacrificing babies abortions and baptisms…
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Happy Birthday + 1 (12/28/1903 - 4/22/1983) to Pittsburgh legend EARL HINES!
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Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year for you and yours. Feliz Navidad y próspero Año Nuevo para ti y los tuyos...!
Sagrada Familia …Continue
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Jazz and Black Education & Black Education and Jazz
By Fred Logan
November 27, 2017
Black music (Blues, Jazz, Gospel, R&B, etc.) is the conscious product of an on-going vibrant tradition of Black people teaching and learning in the black community. It is a dynamic tradition like that metaphoric…Continue
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Question: How did Coleman Hawkins acquire the name "Bean"? (Answer at end of post.)
Tuesday, Nov. 21st is the 113th birth anniversary of COLEMAN HAWKINS! WKCR.org will broadcast Hawk's music ALL DAY, NON-STOP. Host Phil Schaap will present from 2:00pm-6:30pm (EST).
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Trivia answer: Early in Hawkins' career, his…Continue
Fats Domino, the genial, good-natured symbol of the dawn of rock and roll and the voice and piano behind enduring hits like "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain’t That a Shame," died Tuesday at the age of 89. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish coroner's office in Louisiana, confirmed his death to the Associated Press.
A contemporary of Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis,…Continue
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