Southern Piedmont names all-conference
Southern Piedmont names all-conference swimming teamLincoln Times-NewsLincoln Charter's Zach Whipple was named the Southern Piedmont 1A conference swimming most valuable player. Whipple was the winner of the 100 meter ... Girls 100 Breaststroke: CSD – Emme Nelson, PLP – Abbey Saxton. Boys 100 Breaststroke: PLP ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 9:36 pm
Tradition Is Not What We Think It Is: On
lareviewofbooksTradition Is Not What We Think It Is: On Harmony Holiday's “Hollywood Forever”lareviewofbooksAmong Hollywood Forever's dazzling pantheon of informers, specters, and allusions are Miles Davis, Sun Ra, Bobby Womack, Angela Davis, Prince, Abbey Lincoln, Dr. Sebi, Billie Holiday, Malcolm X, Michael Jackson, and three Kings: Martin Luther, Coretta ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 10:01 am
Tony Bennett, Pat Metheny top Ravinia's jazz
Chicago TribuneTony Bennett, Pat Metheny top Ravinia's jazz lineup - Chicago TribuneChicago TribuneThe Ravinia Festival's jazz season will include shows by a 91-year-old Tony Bennett, guitarist Pat Metheny and tributes to Henry Mancini and Ira Gershwin.and more »
Posted on 14 March 2017 | 10:05 pm
Music of Ligeti, Josefowicz and Aimard on
Chicago Classical ReviewMusic of Ligeti, Josefowicz and Aimard on tap in UC Presents' 2017-18 seasonChicago Classical ReviewThe Jazz at the Logan series will offer bandleader Anat Cohen and Tentet (October 7); Brad Mehldau and his Trio (December 1); vocalist René Marie (January 19); “Songs of Freedom,” a tribute to vocalists Joni Mitchell, Nina Simone, and Abbey Lincoln ...
Posted on 13 March 2017 | 2:23 pm
Kennedy Center Presents Annual MARY LOU
Kennedy Center Presents Annual MARY LOU WILLIAMS JAZZ FESTIVALBroadway WorldThis year's festival will celebrate the musical legacy of vocalist, actor, and civil rights activist and NEA Jazz Master Abbey Lincoln, and features NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves, Esperanza Spalding, and Music Director and drummer ...
Posted on 10 March 2017 | 3:57 pm
NEW RECORDING: Red Piano Records to Release
. This album represents the second volume in the duo's ongoing, respectful and creative tribute to the late, great Abbey Lincoln. In addition to paying tribute to Lincoln, The Road Keeps Winding is the latest yield from Blake and Correa's remarkable friendship and superlative musical collaboration that has thrived for more than three decades.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 5:32 am
Rhonda Ross speaks to metro Detroit youth
She said that she has been influenced by the late jazz-great Abbey Lincoln. Others who she admires are Nina Simone, Shirley Horn, and Billie Holiday. “I love all of these women,” said Ross. “However, I’m doing me right now. My husband convinced me ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:04 pm
Kickstart This: 'As the FREAK Takes You' - A
OUR INSPIRATION... See legendary jazz singer/actress ABBEY LINCOLN, the inspiration for our main character SUMMER HUGHES, speak on marriage and polygamy (circa 1979), and continue to read below: OUR MUSE... After an exhaustive nationwide search ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 4:32 am
Child of Motown’ Rhonda Ross Kendrick
“But I was really drawn to jazz,” she said. “I love Billie Holiday and Abbey Lincoln.” Her husband, Rodney Kendrick, a jazz pianist, was the first to tell her she had her own art to explore. “He said, ‘You don’t have to flow in the river of ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 9:11 am
Jazz Legend Gary Bartz at the Jazz Showcase
Known as a leader and trail-blazer, he also toured and recorded with the Max Roach/Abbey Lincoln Group, Art Blakey's Jazz Messangers, and the Miles Davis group. His recent recordings include Coltrane Rules: Tao Music Warrior and the soon to be released ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 3:59 am
Buys tickets for Jazz, Blues and BBQ
Ozer is a pianist and composer, and nominee for Best Jazz Artist of the North Bay. She has opened for Abbey Lincoln and Phoebe Snow. Roger Glenn's Jazz Organ Trio is also well known to local jazz aficionados, playing not only standard jazz, but also ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 5:45 pm