Music – Page 2 – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Teddy Pendergrass, Alma John, The Fatback Band, WRVR, Dr. Helen Johnson, Ed Love, Mahalia Jackson

ROUTES: Do you find any contradiction between your religious image and your sex-symbol image? 

TEDDY: No, because I don’t think people confuse the two. You can have a strong belief without opening a church or anything like that. I’m not into that. Besides, I’ve analyzed it and I think that makes a person even more sexy, you know, when they have a firm belief. I don’t want to throw the church into it, but the way Jesus Christ did things was very sexy. He knew what he was doing. Yeah man, he had it.

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

Founders Benny Diggs and Wiley Hicks and the New York Community Choir (NYCC) Express Themselves

Routes interviews founders Benny Diggs and Wiley Hicks talk about New York Community Choir – Let Jesus Fix It (1982)—The New Contemporary Gospel Sound. It looks as if NYCC was disbanded sometime after 1982. However, there is a 2013 Youtube interview … 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

“Here’s to Life” – James Hubschmitt Birthday Bash and Concert – Proceeds To Benefit The Actors Fund of America

If you’re free on Saturday, October 8th at 3pm and in the mood for some good old-fashioned live entertainment, check out the benefit concert celebrating the life and friends of James Hubschmitt. You’ll find our very own Sandhi Santini performing songs from her … Read More

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