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“My Life On The Wild Side of The Music Business”–Part Two

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MAKER FAIRE 2017 ELECTRIFIES FLUSHING MEADOW PARK THIS WEEKEND

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African Antiquities LIVE!

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THE ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT OF THE NUBIAN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

The Nubian Conservatory of Music held firm to its mission to preserve the music of the African Diaspora at its annual spring concert at...

Brooklyn Sends Jazz Great Bob Cunningham Off in Style

I remember going to a jazz set in Brooklyn about thirty years ago. I was invited by my buddy activist/Jazz singer Torrie McCartney. She...

GIA IS MISSING

  I was told that my friend, Gia Williams showed up for rehearsal on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at the Mary Bethune Senior Center in...

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