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Wynton Marsalis To Bring Jazz Pioneer Buddy Bolden’s Life To The Big Screen

The life of the musically gifted and mentally troubled jazz pioneer Buddy Bolden will be brought to the big screen in the reimagined biopic Bolden. Helmed by Daniel…

Wynton Marsalis Says Rap Is ‘More Damaging Than A Statue Of Robert E. Lee’

Wynton Marsalis is a trumpeter, composer, and Pulitzer Prizewinner. He’s also built himself a longtime reputation as a jazz purist, one who refuses to integrate music

Grammy-Winning Jazz Legend, Al Jarreau, Dead At 76

Legendary jazz vocalist, Al Jarreau, died in Los Angeles Sunday (Feb. 12) morning. He was 76. A message on Jarreau’s Facebook page confirmed his death. “It is with the…

Premiere: Sip The Impurities Of Bliss With Leandra McNair’s “Alcohol & Misery”

The key elements of rhythm and soul can be heard through rising singer-songwriter Leandra Mcnair. Inspired by diverse vantage points and feels,”Alcohol & Misery” paints…

Cuban Songstress Dayme Arocena Is The World’s Next Jazz Phenomenon

It’s not often that a 24-year-old garners international acclaim and musical comparisons to musical giants Nina Simone and Celia Cruz, but Cuban-born Dayme Arocena is no…

Carlos Santana’s Magical Supergroup Is Here To Break Barriers

Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Cindy Blackman Santana, and Marcus Miller now all have one thing in common: they are all a part of the new supergroup, Mega Nova, created…

President Obama Proclaims June 2016 As African American Music Appreciation Month

President Barack Obama is known to be one of the first presidents to recognize and follow music written and produced amongst artists within the African American…

Meet BADBADNOTGOOD, The Jazz Quartet Creating Toronto’s New Musical Wave

There are a lot of artists and musicians holding down Canada, the most unassuming territory to chart Billboards with hip-hop and modern tasting rhythm and blues…