March 3, 2015

Sunday Afternoon Thread: Natalie Cole Week

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I'd planned to make this Natalie Cole Week without knowing today is the 50th anniversary of Nat King Cole's death. I suppose that coincidence is purposeful as we look at the talented daughter of a musical legend. Today enjoy the wonderful Nat King … [Read more...]

Sunday Morning Jazz Thread with Melanie Charles


Good Morning POU! Meet Melanie Charles When Melanie Charles and her band, The Journey, performed at the BK Funk Fest in the winter of 2013, the young jazz singer’s sultry voice warmed the room on what was a rather chilly evening. With an … [Read more...]

Sunday Jazz Open Thread: Meet Cecile McLorin Salvant


Good Morning POU! There is a lot of talent packed into 25 year old Cecile McLorin Salvant. The French-American jazz vocalist was born August 28, 1989 in Miami, which for now is still her home base. Her father, a doctor, is Haitian; her … [Read more...]

Saturday Afternoon Thread: Satchmo Week!


Mack The Knife … [Read more...]

Friday Afternoon Thread: Satchmo Week!

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Nobody Knows The Troubles I Seen … [Read more...]

Thursday Afternoon Thread: Happy New Year’s!


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Wednesday Afternoon Thread: Satchmo Week!

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Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah … [Read more...]