My Conversation With Carolyn Sloan, Author Of Welcome to Jazz: A Swing-Along Celebration Of America’s Music, Featuring “When the Saints Go Marching In”

Click Here To Listen Carolyn Sloan Are you ready to swing? Discover the wonders of jazz: How to get in the groove, what it means to play a solo, and the joy of singing along in a call-and-response. In this interactive swing-along picture book with 12 sound chips, you’ll hear the instruments of jazz—the rhythm section with its banjo, drums, and tuba, and the leads, like the clarinet, trumpet, and trombone. And you’ll hear singers scat, improvising melodies with nonsense syllables like be-bop and doo-we-ah! Along the way, you’ll learn how this unique African American art form started in New Orleans, and how jazz changed over time as innovative musicians like King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, [...]

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Listen To “Merry Mary Ann”, The New Smooth Jazz Single Written & Composed By Dr. Alvin & K.C. Martin

Click Here To Listen Mastered Jazz-Dr Alvin KC Martin-Merry Mary Ann It was created to honor Mary Ann Davis. Happy Birthday.

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“I Can’t Make You Love Me” from A Classic Evening Of Music “Live” with Gale Mayes

Click Here To Listen Live With Gale Mayes-I Cant Make You Love Me

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NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Robinson Regen

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Robinson Regen Robinson Regen has a vast array of non-profit management experience. The last twenty years Regen has raised funds; managed organizations, volunteers and Board of Directors. In addition to Regen’s employment in the non-profit community she has served on numerous boards or volunteered with organizations mostly in leadership capacity.

By |March 15th, 2018|Biography, Jazz, Nashville Business, Nashville Leading 100, Wisdom|Comments Off on NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Robinson Regen

Live On “What’s The 411 With Sharon Kay” JAZZY 88 celebrating Nashville’s Leading 100 African Americans. Enjoy.

Click Here To Listen NashvilleBusinessNet 100 Leading Afro-Americans Featured On JAZZY 88

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NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Sharon Kay JAZZY 88 WFSK

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Sharon Kay Sharon serves as General Manager at Fisk University’s radio station JAZZY 88 WFSK. When hired in late 2005, Kay was the first female to serve in that capacity in the station’s history. WFSK (formerly WRFN) came to the air in 1973, making it the first African American FM radio station in Nashville. In 2015, she those honored as a Women of Legend & Merit in Media by Tennessee State University, in 2009 was named Nashville’s Best Radio Station General Manager at the 13th Annual Achievement in Radio Awards, making her the first African American to receive the award. Ms. Kay is also well [...]

By |January 20th, 2018|African Americans, Biography, Education, Jazz, Nashville Business, Nashville Leading 100|Comments Off on NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Sharon Kay JAZZY 88 WFSK

WilliamsonBusiness.Com Powered By DrAlvin.Com Welcomes Gregory Porter To GPAC On November 17th. See You There!

Gregory Porter GPAC An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter solidified his standing as his generation's most soulful jazz singer-songwriter with the recent release of Take Me to the Alley, the much-anticipated follow-up to his million-selling, Grammy-winning 2013 Blue Note debut Liquid Spirit. He's earned comparisons to Nat King Cole and Bill Withers thanks to a rich voice that fuses jazz, soul, and R&B. He's worked with everyone from Buddy Guy to Dianne Reeves to Disclosure. On signature songs like the blithe "Be Good (Lion's Song)" and his remake of "The 'In' Crowd," Porter channels the spirit of his idol Cole and proves he can effortlessly combine [...]

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