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Woman on Fire

Bibi McGill:
Woman on Fire

by Patrice Peck

A dazzling flurry of sparks emerged as guitarist Bibi McGill stood toe-to-toe with Beyonce, shredding a blazing Jackson Randy Rhoads… Read More

Remembering Donald Byrd

Remembering Donald Byrd

by Eugene Holley, Jr.

In the mid-seventies, I was between two musical worlds; the no-nonsense, bebop jazz swing that men my dad’s age loved –… Read More

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Donald Byrd Dead

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Legendary jazz trumpeter Donald… Read More

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Now that it’s been confirmed that CBS Program Practices sent a memo on wardrobe to warn artists appearing at the Grammys that… Read More

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Last year Kanye West made headlines, not only because of his music, but because of his sense of fashion. After wearing a leather… Read More

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It’s taken singer-songwriter Jeffrey Osborne 30 years to finally release the album he’s always wanted to record… Read More

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The Shape of Jazz to Come:<br />
A 2013 Preview

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[INTERVIEW] Chuck D:
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Public Enemy remains as one of the most important groups in the history of music. They emerged on the burgeoning hip-hop scene in… Read More

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INTRODUCING Chris Turner

This year, a rising tide of modern soul artists have emerged who resembles some lost tribe of Marvin Gaye. They prioritize old-school… Read More

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