SmoothJazzTimes.com features student writers who would like to express their love for music. Check out the following commentary by Mary Green from Grambling State University. Green writes about African American Music on American Culture.
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St. Louis’ Jazz At The Bistro welcomed the innovative piano musings of The Robert Glasper Trio, which featured Alan Hampton on double-bass and St. Louis’ own, Mark Colenburg on the drums. It was a night of musical bliss. Details inside!
Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC and The Smooth Jazz Cruise announced today that George Benson, one of the most influential crossover musicians in contemporary jazz, R&B and pop, will perform at The Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater (“The Fred”) in Peachtree City, GA on Friday, June 1, 2012 to help launch The Smooth Jazz Cruise: The Greatest Party at Sea 2013. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 2, 2012 at 10:00AM EST and are available at The Fred box office, Ticket Alternative outlets, via the Ticket Alternative phone line (800.745.3000) and online at www.ticketalternative.com
Brandford Marsalis rocks the stage in St. Louis at the Sheldon Concert Hall. SmoothJazzTimes.com Wendell Betton was there. Check out the review!
The voice of the greatest in pop music is silenced. Legendary Pop Music Icon Whitney Houston is found dead in a Beverly Hills Hotel Room on the eve of the 54th Grammy Awards. The shocking breaking news update – inside.
Soul Train’s Don Cornelius Dead at 75. Reports are saying his death is due to apparent suicide. Details inside.
Avery Sunshine’s self-titled CD is sizzling with the singers’ smooth vocals and tantilzing tunes. Sitting at the airport awaiting her flight, the vocalist takes a moment to speak by phone with Smoothjazztimes’ Patricklee Hamilton to talk Music, Social networking, God and family balance. Check out the interview – inside!
The X Factor’s Stereo Hogzz are supporting the First Annual New Vibe Dance Studio and Aerobics Toy Drive for the Ronald McDonald House of Houston, TX.
Recording artists join in support for guitarist Jeff Golub who suddenly lost his vision a few months ago. Find out how you can get involved.