Pain Relief Beyond Belief





From Blakey to Brown, Como to Costa, Eckstine to Eldridge, Galbraith to Garner, Harris to Hines, Horne to Hyman, Jamal to Jefferson, Kelly to Klook; Mancini to Marmarosa, May to Mitchell, Negri to Nestico, Parlan to Ponder, Reed to Ruther, Strayhorn to Sullivan, Turk to Turrentine, Wade to Williams… the forthcoming publication Treasury of Pittsburgh Jazz Connections by Dr. Nelson Harrison and Dr. Ralph Proctor, Jr. will document the legacy of one of the world’s greatest jazz capitals.


Do you want to know who Dizzy Gillespie  idolized? Did you ever wonder who inspired Kenny Clarke and Art Blakey? Who was the pianist that mentored Monk, Bud Powell, Tad Dameron, Elmo Hope, Sarah Vaughan and Mel Torme? Who was Art Tatum’s idol and Nat Cole’s mentor? What musical quartet pioneered the concept adopted later by the Modern Jazz Quartet? Were you ever curious to know who taught saxophone to Stanley Turrentine or who taught piano to Ahmad Jamal? What community music school trained Robert McFerrin, Sr. for his history-making debut with the Metropolitan Opera? What virtually unknown pianist was a significant influence on young John Coltrane, Shirley Scott, McCoy Tyner, Bobby Timmons and Ray Bryant when he moved to Philadelphia from Pittsburgh in the 1940s?  Would you be surprised to know that Erroll Garner attended classes at the Julliard School of Music in New York and was at the top of his class in writing and arranging proficiency?


Some answers  can be gleaned from the postings on the Pittsburgh Jazz Network.


For almost 100 years the Pittsburgh region has been a metacenter of jazz originality that is second to no other in the history of jazz.  One of the best kept secrets in jazz folklore, the Pittsburgh Jazz Legacy has heretofore remained mythical.  We have dubbed it “the greatest story never told” since it has not been represented in writing before now in such a way as to be accessible to anyone seeking to know more about it.  When it was happening, little did we know how priceless the memories would become when the times were gone.


Today jazz is still king in Pittsburgh, with events, performances and activities happening all the time. The Pittsburgh Jazz Network is dedicated to celebrating and showcasing the places, artists and fans that carry on the legacy of Pittsburgh's jazz heritage.






Duke Ellington is first African-American and the first musician to solo on U.S. circulating coin



       In Her Own Words
Better than Blessed Prophetic Evangelist Felecia Spaulding

Greetings in the Mighty Name of Jesus it is the honor of Anointed Works SD to present Prophetic Evangelist Felecia Spaulding visionary of the “I AM BLESSED Ministry”.

“The Lord will perfect that what concerneth me; thy mercy, O Lord endureth for ever: forsake not thy works of thine own hands”. Psalms 138:8 - Evangelist Felecia Spaulding

Minister Felecia Spaulding a blessed and strong woman of God is the seventh child of six sisters and one brother. She states “I am filled with the anointing spirit of Christ Jesus. I have been called to serve as an Evangelist which has allowed me to minister in words, songs, and deeds, as God leads me”.

Living by the Word -God and Family

Evangelist Spaulding who speaks and teaches the gospel to thousands by the use of the internet and personal engagements exhibits her dedication to God and to her family by also living by the word of God. The evangelist honors ad obeys Ephesians 6, verses 1-3, "Children obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honor thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise ;) that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth". As a certified care provider she cares for both parents, Rev. Church Spaulding, 95 years young and Sis. Ruthie Spaulding, 83 years, young. Evangelist Felicia Spaulding has passed this teaching and observance of this godly law on to her three (3) adult offspring and six (6) grandchildren.

A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men - Proverbs 18:16KJ B

Felecia Spaulding is a home base business owner with Coastal Vacations; an entrepreneur and finance trainer with D&C Finance. She is also the associate manger with Soul Purpose Lifestyles.
She possesses certificates and has expanded experience in Nursing, Marketing & Business management, Food Service, Kitchen and Bath refinishing.

Minister Spaulding has a heart for helping others; a skilled and accomplished networker and through her preaching and teaching is empowering others to help themselves. Her aspiration is to build a health -care home for the elderly and disabled; and she hopes to contribute to the outreach centers which help families come out of debt. She is also determined to help the homeless and families suffering with HIV and AIDS. Further personal goals are to acquire education in social services and human resources. She has a heartfelt desire is to help restore communities into being blessed by having faith, trust and obedience to God and by communities being healed with the showing of godly love to one another. On a personal note of a godly blessing of a godly love she says “I have an awesome companion who has been a blessing in my life. I trust in God to build our life even greater. I trust God to bring his Love and Prosperity into OUR Life even more! Thank You Jesus”.

Because of Felecia’s Christian spirit of giving, her gifts have and will continue to usher her into the presence of the great.

Minister Spaulding has talents in many area of her life…
She is a former Gospel Recording Artist “The Gospel Choreleers” of Lima, Ohio, a family ministry. She is a skilled writer; psalmist, cook, seamstress, and actor. God has led Evangelist Spaulding‘s ministry into the arena of preaching the gospel through giving life-lessons through literary art.

She has written her first True Novel with Poetry and Inspirational writings. This book is titled “LIFE ON ELM STREET” featuring “The Devil Done Lost Its Mind”.

She states” Facing Traumatic challenges in my life has inspired me to tell my stories. I was raised in a small town in the state of Ohio; living on the corner House of Elm and Nye. I grew up as a Pastor’s daughter; I faced much traumatic abuse inside and outside of the family. Yet I gained a true and strong relationship with my heavenly father”.

She gives a horrifying account seasoned with ironic humor of being robbed by a guy who was once the “Nerd of the Neighborhood”. She gives a moving and teaching testimony in these words “My God I thought he was gonna kill me! I was at work at the Bonded Gas Station on Elm Street; my boss thought I had something to do with the robbery. I was covered by the Grace of God and didn’t know it”.

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She further declares “Living on Elm Street has nightmare memories, which will be remembered for the rest of my life. As I write of these memories, I learn more about myself. I learn more of how to love and appreciate my life. I learn more of how to ‘let go and let God’. One of the most recent events in my life was when I realized “The devil had lost its mind”. The devil will Lie, Steal, Kill and Destroy your Life, if you allow it. He has many faces, he’ll stand, sit and roll-up on you any way he can. But my God has written a great Composition and placed it inside my bosom and in every bosom of every man and woman, and child, amen. Yes, I gotta story to tell and “The Devil Done Lost Its Mind”! The Devil is the Opposition, that has No Position and we must Reposition and let The Great Composition manifest in our lives. ©Amen

For further information concerning Evangelist Felecia Spaulding and ministries follow these links listed below:


© Felecia Spaulding Life on Elm Street

Upcoming Anointed Works Presentations

Arrelle Mc Gee- Playwright, Producer, Writer and Actress

Robert Sells -Writer, Poet and Performer

Until we commune again my prayers for you are the love, joy ,hope and peace of the Lord God in Jesus’ Name -Amen
For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.Ephesians2:10
"We are created to create"

“The Word in me is the BARA in me and the BARA in me is the God in me”- Prophetess Sandra Dukes-AWSD

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