August 3, 2015

Arts and Culture

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! Hope you're having a restful weekend. As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba at the Jazz Jamboree in 1984.   … [Read more...]

Sunday Musical Brunch Open Thread: Jeffrey Osborne

Jeff Osborne

Jeffrey Linton Osborne (born March 9, 1948) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, lyricist and lead singer of the band,L.T.D.. … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Gary Bartz NTU Troop.   … [Read more...]

Thursday Evening Thread: A Message From Papa Pope To Bigots

"How would Papa Pope handle this Confederate flag controversy?" - @LarryWilmore to @JOEtheMORTON https://t.co/78XxhZHp5L— The Nightly Show (@nightlyshow) June 24, 2015 … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Black Female Jazz Musicians

ernestine

Ernestine Anderson (born November 11, 1928) is an American jazz and blues singer. In a career spanning more than five decades, she has recorded over 30 albums. She was nominated four times for a Grammy Award. She has sung at Carnegie Hall, the … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Black Female Jazz Musicians

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Mary Lou Williams (May 8, 1910 – May 28, 1981) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. She wrote hundreds of compositions and arrangements, and recorded more than one hundred records (in 78, 45, and LP versions). Williams wrote and … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Black Female Jazz Musicians

rosaking

Rosa King (March 14, 1939 – December 12, 2000) was an American jazz and blues saxophonist/singer who made her fame in Amsterdam and recorded many albums under a variety of labels. … [Read more...]