Our group has started an Internet fund raising campaign to benefit the Afro-American Music Institute. We will donate $10 and ask each of you to donate $10 as well. Dr.Nelson Harrison has agreed to receive the funds. He has provided a P.O.Box and will make the donation in memory of Kenny-Klook- Clarke(1914-1985). Checks... can be made out to AAMI, Inc. and mailed to:Dr. Nelson HarrisonPO Box 552 Pgh,PA 15230.
Added by Brenda on February 7, 2010 at 2:06pm —
The Blues Orphans, established in 1979, celebrated 30 years. The actual 30th anniversary event took place on July 17, 2009, at Little E's Jazz Club 949 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA. 15222 (412) 392-2217
Added by Dave Yoho on February 5, 2010 at 7:42pm —
Elíptica ( Difference II.lighten jpg )
Géminis Leo ( Repujado. C. polares… Continue
Added by Marta Graciela Bressi on February 2, 2010 at 11:57pm —
A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR WARREN KING WILL BE HELD SATURDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2010, 1:00 P.M
H.P.BRANDT FUNERAL HOME
1032 PERRY HIGHWAY
PITTSBURGH, PA. 15237
(412) 364-4444 or 412-621-2800
I am sad to announce the passing of… Continue
Added by Dave Yoho on February 1, 2010 at 1:37pm —
Added by Xavier Padilla on January 29, 2010 at 8:01am —
Night falls caliente in a moonlit dreams and legends, come to spread the roads and lace ... where the sea sobs hoarse and trembling in the twilight of nature. My imagination then revive a dream of purity ... I feel this emotion fills my thoughts reflected within my soul. Corro impatiently to the window ... look at the night where the wind is released and rises, where the trees arrepela. Shines the lunar disk where the soul is playing serenades target… Continue
Added by Sidnei Piedade on January 27, 2010 at 8:06pm —
Although the Xbox 360 is an excellent console, with powerful graphics and a good selection of games. Today you're going to learn the basics of xbox 360 repair
and copy xbox 360 games
. XBox is still prone to one problem - the red ring of death, This is caused by various hardware errors such as a loose graphics… Continue
Added by Jacqueline on January 27, 2010 at 6:56am —
Dear Friends and Members:
I have just been informed of some very good news from Tamm E. Hunt, Founder/host of our sister network The Global Jazz Network (TGJN)
FYI! as some of you remember the TGJN JAZZBLAST! to help Hard Bop piano legend, 81 years young Freddie Redd has circulated the Globe and come back home to settle a need. Wendy Oxenhorn of The Jazz Foundation of America for stepping up to the plate… Continue
Added by Dr. Nelson Harrison on January 26, 2010 at 2:30am —
I sent out a survey titled ,”A question” For those that did not receive it, I asked if anyone would be interested in a; outdoor, two day, cultural exhibit for visual ,musical and literary artists.
We have received word that The Connellsville Cultural trust (1) sat a date for June 26th - 27th 2010/ 12-5pm
The exhibit’s intent is to expose the public to the culture ,and talents of this region . Along with the artist exhibit, the sponsors (The Connellsville… Continue
Added by CWR (Fan of Culture) on January 26, 2010 at 1:07am —
assisted the 7th Annual LADY GOT CHOPS WOMEN'S MONTH JAZZ FESTIVAL as conduit of funding to offset the performance fees of the Ladies performing in the festival which had been held at the now defunct JAZZ SPOT in Brooklyn.The club owner/festival co-producer prior to this arrangement had paid all artists from the door and food sales. There was no alcohol license.With assistance from Chase we can continue in a new location. We hope to utilize either of… Continue
Added by Kim Clarke on January 24, 2010 at 7:34pm —
Let me invite you to the wonderful world of Jazz and Art !
CologneJazzArt is a new global Network for Artists (painter,musicians & more) and also for all Friend`s of Jazz & Art , Get inspirated of the wonderful paintings and the great music of our Artists !
I`m a sax-player and grow up with the music of Miles Davis & John Coltrane !
But I love all music and I´m very glad that so many fine musicians joined CologneJazzArt… Continue
Added by Schrubbel on January 23, 2010 at 4:30pm —
KIM A. CLARKE
The 8th Annual LADY GOT CHOPS Women's Month Jazz Festival
* please note current venues-sadly the Jazz Spot is closed permanently.
Thank You Lillithe and Tiecha for your faith,hospitality,creativity enthusiasm and cooperation
Adela Dalto y Las Mujeres Latinas @ , Lucy "Scooter"Lantigua-bass Adela Dalto- leader/vox Rosie Rex-drums Flor Fitzgerald-keys the Zinc Bar 82 west 3rd street bet… Continue
Added by Kim Clarke on January 23, 2010 at 12:56am —
What: Pittsburgh Bands Together
Featuring: Muddy Kreek Blues Band, The Real Deal Band, Freedom, Jimmy Ponder,
Patty Spadaro Band, Johnnie and Mustangs, Man in the Street, and more …
When: Saturday, January 23, 2010 - 8:00 pm to 2:00 am
Where: Carnegie Library of Homestead Music Hall
510 East 10th Avenue | Munhall, Pennsylvania 15120 | Phone: 412-462-3444
Ticket Info: $10 – with a donation of 2 bags of… Continue
Added by Dr. Nelson Harrison on January 18, 2010 at 4:53pm —
It’s only been 24 hours since our press release: "Relief for Haiti" and the project seems to be falling in place I have done the artwork myself I wanted to keep the cover art and album title simple. “Songs For Haiti” The CD will be available through CDbaby and its affiliates like Amazon itunes emusic and so on in the coming weeks. Proceeds to go charity to help the victims of Haiti A promotional video is also in the works and is once again being… Continue
Added by Melodic Revolution on January 15, 2010 at 10:33pm —
Making a living as an independent jazz musician can be difficult. You have to cover your own Health Insurance
and retirement, while getting your bills paid. Would you guys recommend another option, like an HSA
With health care reform on the horizon, there may be more options, but for now, I would… Continue
Added by Cindy Fallsen on January 11, 2010 at 3:50pm —
My parent had an angioplasty
last year. It has been hard to get medical travel insurance
. Using our health savings account
has helped but it still a hectic time in our lives. So with all of that, it is a very… Continue
Added by lee w on January 9, 2010 at 6:49pm —
Dr. Maisha Baton [July 2, 1938 - Dec. 27, 2009]
Friday, January 01, 2010
By Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A poet, playwright, therapist and teacher, Maisha Baton had the gift of making connections that nurtured a host of artists and activists. The only female to perform with the Centre Avenue Poets Theater workshop -- and the last of them -- Dr. Baton died Sunday. She was 71.
Diagnosed with lung cancer in February, she spent her… Continue
Added by Dr. Nelson Harrison on January 2, 2010 at 10:06pm —
"It is with great sadness that I tell you my dear friend of 45 years, John Damico, passed away this morning at 11:35 AM. John was a giant of a person, a man of great faith and tenacity who fought a good fight with cancer these past 5 years. His suffering is over now, and I know he is at peace with his Lord.
I spoke with Donna just a little while ago - she said the funeral will likely be at Slater's in Greentree, but didn't know when. Our prayers are with Donna, the boys, and… Continue
Added by Dr. Nelson Harrison on January 2, 2010 at 9:55pm —
Just moved from NYC and am looking for a singer to complete our act-- an old-style vocal duet-- for gigs in and around the Pgh area.
Added by ian kane on January 2, 2010 at 7:00pm —
"The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges"
~Martin Luther King, Jr
It goes without saying that this year has been a tough one for many of us; Musique Noire is no exception. Within the group we've had marriages, welcomed babies, lost loved ones dear to us and worked through financial difficulties.
But one thing has stayed constant. . .the support we've received from… Continue
Added by Musique Noire on December 31, 2009 at 5:03am —