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  • R&B Legend Kashif Directs 10-part Documentary

    Jul 9, 14 by Brooklyn Boy and LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *(Hollywood, CA)  – Six-time Grammy nominee Kashif is elevating from writing and producing million-selling hits for himself, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and George Benson to pursuing his dream come true of directing the unprecedented 10-part Ken Burns-style documentary “The History of R&B Music And It’s Influence On World Culture.” Maximizing his knowledge and experience as […]

  • Steven Ivory: ‘Tonight’ Has Come: Bobby Womack is Gone

    Jul 1, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *“Mannn, when you gon’ put on some weight?” That was Bobby Womack greeting me the last time I saw him, one afternoon about six years ago, at Los Angeles’ Farmer’s Market. He was seated at one of the outdoor tables over a bowl of gumbo with cornbread that he’d crumbled up and sprinkled on top. […]

  • George Benson Releases ‘Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole’

    Jun 9, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *About four years ago, I had the privilege of attending a rehearsal and performance at the Montreal Jazz Festival of George Benson‘s “Tribute to Nat King Cole.” I knew immediately that this music needed to be captured on record. George told me at the time, just performing with a full orchestra, doing the music of […]

  • EUR on the Scene: 44th Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

    Apr 29, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *New Orleans – The first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell is a wrap. Jazzfest is an extremely huge celebration of the unique culture and heritage of the City of New Orleans and the State of Louisiana with world class music,mouthwatering cuisine and unique crafts. Now in it’s 44th […]

  • THE (03-22-13) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Mar 22, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat […]

  • Jacques Lesure Jazzy for All Times (Video: Watch & Groove)

    Jul 9, 12 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *Jacques Lesure is a man who always has jazz on his mind. The prolific guitarist hails from Detroit, Michigan and has performed with greats such as Kenny Burrell, Oscar Brown Jr., Stanley Turrentine, Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Les McCann, Carmen Lundy, Oliver Lake and many others.  Jacques Lesure offers musical entertainment, enrichment and education through live  performances, individual and group lessons, lectures and music clinics. Jacques Lesure is […]