May 24, 2015

Sunday Brunch Thread with The Brand New Heavies


The Brand New Heavies are an acid jazz and funk group formed in 1985 in Ealing in west London. Never Stop … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Great Soundtracks Week 2


In honor of Lady Day's 100th birthday, today we feature songs from Lady Sings The Blues. Good Morning Heartache … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: Easter Sunday Jazz Brunch


HAPPY EASTER SUNDAY, P.O.U.! … [Read more...]

Monday Afternoon Thread: Great Soundtracks Week

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Hopeless - Dionne Farris … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread with America’s Sweethearts!


Good Morning POU! I'm ashamed that I did not know more about The International Sweethearts of Rhythm until I ran across this article via NPR. I remembered the name from the week featuring African American Women Bandleaders. Ernestine "Tiny" Daivs, … [Read more...]

Monday Afternoon Thread: The Pointer Sisters Week


Fire … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

Evelyn Bundy Taylor with her son, Charles Taylor. c. 1935 (Photo Paul de Barros/

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We conclude our series on African American Women Bandleaders with....   EVELYN BUNDY TAYLOR … [Read more...]