Jazz – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Happy Birthday Ella Fitzgerald — born 100 years ago on April 25, 1917

100 Years ago, on April 25, 1917, (read about her here) Ella Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, Virginia. After Ella’s death, The New York Times columnist Frank Rich wrote that Ella had performed a cultural transaction as extraordinary as Elvis‘ contemporaneous integration … Read More

Shahin Norvasli certainly is an up-and-coming star in the cosmos of present and future great jazz musicians

Whenever I reflect on gaining wisdom or insight on anything, I can’t help but think of the many heralded teachers and noble masters of their crafts who really know and knew what they are and were talking about in any … Read More

Jazz Visions – Daa’iya El-Sanusi, Host interviews Entertainer Ty Stevens, Soul Jazz Performer Maysa, Jazz Pianist/Composer Helen Sung

Have you been listening to and enjoying your Jazz, R&B, Soul, Gospel & Blues music library that predates Hip Hop and Rap, but deep down you’ve longed for “Mo’ Music” and enjoyable and refreshing conversation? Well click on the links … Read More

El Dorado, Arkansas Beauty Contest Invader – Cynthia Scott

June 29, 2016 will mark the 47th anniversary of the first invasion of the Caucasian beauty standard. El Dorado, Arkansas was the place and Cynthia Scott was the sexy, saucy, offending black beauty. Cynthia challenged the status quo of American glamour simply … Read More

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