Tag Archives: Jazz

  • Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Biopic Sets World Premiere in NY

    Jul 22, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The movie has yet to secure distribution in North America, but Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic, “Miles Ahead,” will make its world premiere in New York this fall — as the closing night film at the New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the selection Wednesday, according to The AP. The film […]

  • Legendary Jazz Saxophonist Ornette Coleman Dies at 85

    Jun 11, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Ornette Coleman, the alto saxophonist and composer who was one of the most powerful and contentious innovators in the history of jazz, died on Thursday morning in Manhattan, reports the New York Times. He was 85. The cause was cardiac arrest, a representative of the family said. Over his six-decade long career, Coleman was a […]

  • Review: ‘Satchmo at The Waldorf’ Reveals A Louis Armstrong We Never Knew…A Must See!

    Jun 3, 15 by DeBorah B. Pryor 2 Comments

    *Who knew that the beautiful dark-skinned man with the pretty pearly whites and effervescent smile was a maniacal marijuana user who cussed like a sailor? Who would have thought that this man, who shared nothing but joy onstage while performing songs like “It’s a Wonderful World” and “Hello Dolly” was riddled with feelings of anger […]

  • John Coltrane Talks Malcolm X, More in Rare Audio (Listen)

    May 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *A rare interview with legendary jazz saxophonist John Coltrane has been selected for the PBS series “Blank on Blank,” which takes historical audio exchanges from notable celebrities and puts it to animation. Coltrane’s 1966 interview, one of his last, took place less than a year before his untimely death in 1967 at age 40. Pacifica […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Blake Aaron to Release ‘Soul Stories,’ a Perfect Blend of Jazz, Latin, R&B and Funk

    Apr 10, 15 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment

    Guitarist Blake Aaron to release ‘Soul Stories,’ a perfect blend of Jazz, Latin, R&B and Funk, May 5, 2015 *“This is the first I produced completely by myself,” said lead guitarist Blake Aaron about his fifth solo studio album titled “Soul Stories.” Then project is a perfect blend of Jazz, Latin, R&B and Funk selections […]

  • Antonio Fargas Turns it Up with The New Jump Blues Band (Watch)

    Mar 11, 15 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby 1 Comment

    *Antonio Fargas is known around the world for his role as Huggy Bear in the 1970’s television series “Starsky and Hutch.” Other credits include his iconic portrayals in cinema classics such as “Foxy Brown,” “Across 110th Street,” “Starsky and Hutch,” “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka” and many more. Lately Antonio has emerged as the charismatic […]