Tag Archives: Jazz

April means JAM, also Paula Atherton is our Featured Artist of the Month!

It’s no “April Fool’s” joke. Jazz Appreciation Month returns to our airwaves! Our daily playlist includes some of the legends of jazz music, including Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and many more. This is the 8th year … Continue reading

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An Adult Film Classic From The 80’s Gets a “Hip-Hop” Remix!

  In 1987, adult film star John Leslie directed his first feature length film entitled, “Nightshift Nurses”. Unlike other adult films in the genre which featured less on story and more on sexual content, this film managed to equal both … Continue reading

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John Coltrane Honored by Smithsonian for Jazz Appreciation Month

The Smithsonian Institute kicks off Jazz Appreciation Month this April by honoring John Coltrane, one of the most influential saxophone players in Jazz. Coltrane was commemorated with a portrait by artist Joseph Holston for their yearly poster.   Coltrane’s son, … Continue reading

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Remembering George Duke (1946-2013)

The first time I heard the keyboardist extraordinaire George Duke was in 1980, when I heard his album, “Brazilian Love Affair”. Its Brazilian rhythms was a refreshing change of pace from what I’ve head before in R&B. But it was … Continue reading

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