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Edwin & Nikki Graves Henderson of Tinner Hills Blues Festival 2014 Falls Church, VA chats with Dr. Alvin

Tinner Hill Click Here To Listen The Tinner Hill Blues Festival is the only three-day event in Falls Church. There are all kinds of blues for all ages, all weekend, all over town. For more information visit http://tinnerhill.org/blues-festival.

China Dolls By Lisa See chats with Dr. Alvin

  Click Here To Listen   The New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and Shanghai Girls has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of women and the complex meeting of history and fate. Now comes Lisa See’s highly anticipated new novel, China Dolls. It’s 1938 in San Francisco: a world’s fair is preparing to open on Treasure Island, a war is brewing overseas, and the city is alive with possibilities. Grace, Helen, and Ruby, three young women from very different backgrounds, meet by chance at the exclusive and glamorous Forbidden City nightclub. Grace Lee, an American-born Chinese girl, has fled [...]

Spectacular Magazine With Phyllis Coley and Gary N. Jones For 05.31.14 on DrAlvin.Com

Spectacular Magazine Radio Show 5-31-2014 Click Here To Listen Spectacular Magazine Radio Show with Host Phyllis Coley and Co-Host Gary N. Jones is a high energy one hour weekly offering a unique blend of news, interviews, commentary and music.

Spectacular Magazine With Phyllis Coley and Gary N. Jones For 05.24.14 on DrAlvin.Com

Spectacular Magazine Radio Show 5-24-2014 Click Here To Listen Spectacular Magazine Radio Show with Host Phyllis Coley and Co-Host Gary N. Jones is a high energy one hour weekly offering a unique blend of news, interviews, commentary and music.

FOX TV: So You Think You Can Dance, Host Cat Deeley chats with Dr. Alvin

Cat Deeley Click Here To Listen   Birmingham, England native Cat Deeley is one of the foremost television presenters, both in the U.S. and the U.K. In 2005, Deeley broke into the world of male-dominated television hosts when she began hosting SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, for which she recently earned her third Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Host for a Reality-Competition Program. Last summer, Deeley won the 2012 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Reality Show Host. She was nominated in the same category again this year, and she also was nominated for a Teen Choice 2013 Award for her role as host on the series.   Deeley was the first ever Brit [...]

Ain’t It Time We Said Goodbye By Robert Greenfield chats with Dr. Alvin

Robert Greenfield Click Here To Listen Although they did not know it then, when the Rolling Stones embarked on their farewell tour of Great Britain in March 1971 after having announced they were about to go into tax exile in the south of France, it was the end of an era. For the Stones, nothing would ever be the same again. For ten days on that tour, the Rolling Stones traveled by train and bus to play two shows a night in many of the same small town halls and theaters where they had begun their career. Performing brand new songs like "Bitch," "Brown Sugar," "Wild Horses," and "Can't You Hear Me Knockin'" from their [...]

Wonderland By Stacey D’Erasmo chats with Dr. Alvin

Stacy Derasmo Click Here To Listen Anna Brundage is a rock star. She is tall and sexy, with a powerhouse voice and an unforgettable mane of red hair. She came out of nowhere, an immediate indie sensation. And then, life happened. Anna went down as fast as she went up, and then walked off the scene for seven years. Without a record deal or clamoring fans, she sells a piece of her famous father’s art to finance just one more album and a European comeback tour. Anna is forty-four. This may be her last chance to cement her place in the life she chose, the life she struggled for, the life she’s not sure she [...]

Bomani Armah Sings The Closing Theme Song “Good Day” for DrAlvin.com

R & B-Bomani Armah-Good Day Click Here To Listen Bomani Darel Armah, aka D’mite, aka The Hip-Hop Levar Burton, aka Mr. Read a Book, aka The Watermelon Man, aka Darius Lovehall, aka The Black Colin Powell, has even more artistic skills than aliases. As a poet he takes his cues from his favorite writers like Langston Hughes, Yusef Komonyakaa and E. Ethelbert Miller. As a lyricist and songwriter he strives to live up to the legacy of his favorites like Bob Marley, George Clinton, Fela and Frankie Beverly and Maze. Raised in DC and Maryland on the music of gospel greats like Richard Smallwood and John P Kee, as well as local go-go legends like [...]

Angela Marie Jones Sings Opening Theme Song, “Hello” for DrAlvin.Com

HeIIo Click Here To Listen Native Washingtonian Angela Marie Jones is a sought after singer and songwriter who has been charming the masses since the age of four. Her passion of singing took off in her adolescence as member of Washington Performing Art Society’s Children of the Gospel. At the Duke Ellington School of Arts (DESA), she studied classical voice under Edward Jackson and became a sophisticated lady of the world-renowned DESA Show Choir. She was featured in productions and scenes for “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” “Black Not So Blue,” and “Don Giovanni.” In the Gospel genre, she has sung with Marvin Sapp, Richard Smallwood, Nolan Williams, Kari Jobe, Darrell Evans, Yolanda Adams, Anthony [...]

Saint Monkey By Jacinda Townsend chats with Dr. Alvin

Jacinda Townsend Click Here To Listen Fourteen-year-old Audrey Martin, with her Poindexter glasses and her head humming the 3/4 meter of gospel music, knows she’ll never get out of Kentucky—but when her fingers touch the piano keys, the whole church trembles. Her best friend, Caroline, daydreams about Hollywood stardom, but both girls feel destined to languish in a slow-moving stopover town in Montgomery County.