May 22, 2015

Friday Afternoon Thread: Chaka Khan Week

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Through the Fire … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Scat and Bebop SIngers

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The bebop musician I am highlighting today, had a very interesting story. Nii-lante Augustus Kwamlah Quaye, better known as Cab Kaye ( September 3, 1921, London –  March 13, 2000, Amsterdam), was an English-born Ghanaian-Dutch jazz singer, pianist, … [Read more...]

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Thursday Afternoon Thread: Chaka Khan Week

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What Cha Gonna Do For Me … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Scat and Bebop Singers

Mary Stallings

Mary Stallings (born August 16, 1939) is an American jazz vocalist and mother of R&B soul singer, Adriana Evans. Mary Stallings was born in San Francisco, California, one of eleven children. She grew up in the neighborhood of Laurel … [Read more...]

Wednesday Afternoon Thread: Chaka Khan Week

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Do You Love What You Feel w/Rufus … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Scat and Bebop Singers

SlimGail

Bulee "Slim" Gaillard (January 4, 1916 – February 26, 1991), also known as McVouty, was an American jazz singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and vibraphonist, noted for his vocalese singing and word play in a language he called "Vout". (In … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Chaka Khan Week

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Sweet Thing w/Rufus … [Read more...]