Toots Hibbert, one of reggae’s founding fathers and principal singer-songwriter of the band Toots and the Maytals, has passed away at 77 years old.
America is a leading country that harbors the most cases of COVID-19. Our government’s leader did not act and is not doing everything possible to keep citizens safe.
It is hard to believe that Sept. 18, 2020 will mark 50 years that Jimi Hendrix’s physical essence was extinguished from this planet.
The legendary Sistas’ Place, one of the last Black jazz clubs standing in Brooklyn, closed out their very special outdoor summer concert series last Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, with the phenomenal Camille Gainer Jones Trio.
It’s been nearly five months since the first shutdowns in the United States due to COVID-19.
As scientists race to find a vaccine for COVID-19, the world continues to live in limbo. Now that it has been nearly half a year, the world seems to be adjusting to the daily cautions and the news of spikes ...
When thinking on what to write this week I came across a couple of Twitter threads commenting on how “Beethoven is Black” has been trending online
New York State Jazz Literacy and Arts Society Inc. hosted a free jazz livestream concert memorializing and celebrating the life of George Floyd
This quarantine has been the great equalizer of the human experience.
Valeisha Butterfield Jones, a leader, a global influencer, and culture shifter has been named the Recording Academy’s first Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer.
It turns out the social media beef between Public Enemy icons Chuck D and Flavor Flav was a hoax.
Our culture is experiencing the presence of an unprecedented global pandemic. In order to slow the spread of the menacing COVID-19 illness, people all over the world are being told to practice social distancing and self isolation as a proactive ...
For the first time in its 86-year history, the Apollo Theater’s Amateur Night auditions will be conducted exclusively through online submissions, as the nonprofit fills the coveted slots for the summer and fall 2020-21 season.
There are few who can match Kidjo’s vivacity, beauty, and spirit onstage and off. The Grammy-winning songstress continues to wow audiences with her bold and daring takes on music of all genres including Caribbean, jazz, and Latin.
On Saturday, March 14 from 8:30 p.m. to midnight, piano master Denton Darien, saxophone/vocalist John Satchmo Mannan, Alvin Ellington Flythe on tenor sax and many others will celebrate the music and contributions of piano great McCoy Tyne