AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 31 YEARS
Afro American Music Institute Presents…
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A week long memorial broadcast is currently being aired on the life and music of Ornette Coleman.
Aside from Ornette's music, there will be additional insight into his musical legacy through presentations by Phil Schaap, jazz historian and educator. Listed below is his schedule. The presentations provide an educational narrative which allow for a deeper understanding and appreciation of Ornette's music. Schaap's presentations are of interest to both those uninitiated with Ornette's…Continue
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Tony Adamo & The New York Crew/Music Produced By Mike Clark/FOUR & ONE HALF STARS/ALLABOUTJAZZ
Nu jazz vocal/hip spoken word/lyrics by Tony Adamo. Mike Clark: drums; Tim Ouimette: trumpet; Micheal Wolff: piano; Richie Goods: bass; Bill Summers: percussion; Donald Harrison: alto sax.
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One of my images will be included in the digital display at the SeeMe exclusive pro-member reception at the Louvre this coming July 13th.
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The Ultimate Jazz Fans: Jack Towers and Dick Burris
Jack Towers and Dick Burris had been thinking about the logistics of their plan for a year and as the details crystalized, their novel idea neared reality. On November 7th, 1940 the two young men would define…Continue
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All Friends ,
¨Happy Easter 2015 ¨…
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POSTED ON DECEMBER 1, 2010 BY THE INDEPENDENT EAR Guitarist-educator, and now author, Pascal (Bokar) Thiam aims to broaden the historical timeline of blues and jazz well beyond the romantic notion of ‘up the Mississippi from New Orleans…’ Though I had the pleasure of spinning Pascal’s in-performance ’07 CD Savannah Jazz Club on radio, I didn’t have the opportunity to meet him until about two months ago at the first in a series of book signing & reading events for African Rhythms: the…Continue
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April 7th marks the centennial celebration of the incomparable Billie Holiday. Her genius remains the foundation for jazz vocalists and her legacy reigns supreme.
The Swing Song Tradition
By the early 1930's, the Jazz Age was coming to an end. The 2/4, oomp-pah rhythm of the 1920's was giving way to the smoother, more elastic rhythm of the Swing Era. Benny Goodman officially got the ball rolling at the Palomar; but the Jazz Age Orchestra had left a…Continue
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Friends.... please allow me to say, I am honored and blessed and overwhelmingly grateful to all the support you all showed me during my supremely intense kickstarter campaign..... which was SUCCESSFUL! This summer I am going to Europe to sing at the World Body Painting Festival in A…Continue
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