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  • 01:56

    LOTL Radio Welcomes Terri Lyne Carrington. "The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL"

    in Music

    Terri Lyne Carrington arranged and produced


    Natalie Cole’s last recording titled “Come


    Sunday,” featured on Carrington’s current CD, The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL, released in August 2015. “Come Sunday” is Duke Ellington’s sacred classic, which was originally made popular by Mahalia Jackson.


     Terri initially met Natalie Cole as a teenager


     Terri also performed with Ms. Cole on the


    concert stage. 


     


    The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL presents Carrington leading a rotating cast of superb female instrumentalists and vocalists that includes Oleta Adams, Natalie Cole, Paula Cole, Lalah Hathaway, Chaka Khan, Chanté Moore, Valerie Simpson, Nancy Wilson, Jaguar Wright and Lizz Wright, as well as saxophonist Tia Fuller, trumpeter Ingrid Jensen; bassists Meshell Ndegoecello and Linda Oh; and keyboardists Geri Allen, Patrice Rushen and Rachel Z.


    On The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL, Carrington juxtaposes her salute to female artists by paying homage to various male artists who have either influenced her professionally and/or informed her musicality, such as Nick Ashford, George Duke, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Luther Vandross and Bill Withers. “Whenever I do something that celebrates women, I never want it to feel like it’s something that excludes men,” she explains. “On this record, I consciously wanted to celebrate the various relationships women have with men either through original songs of mine or cover songs by male composers and song writers.” The male presence and perspective on The Mosaic Project: LOVE and SOUL is even more realized by Billy Dee Williams, who contributes insightful spoken-word interludes through the disc. 

  • 01:00

    Chronicles of the Revolutionary Nerd 7

    in Pop Culture

    Kenjji grew up in Detroit’s Rosedale Park neighborhood, went to Catholic school for eight years, and later attended University of Detroit Mercy and Western Michigan University, where he studied art.

    Kenjji dropped his surname because of its connection to slavery and its consequent “unpretty history.”

    He was first inspired to create comics after reading Brotherman, one of the first independent comic books featuring a Black superhero, which was published in the late ’80s and early ’90s.

    “I decided it was time to reinstate books like Brotherman, which I found so influential and appealing, and the first thing I had to do was create a character that was just as cool as Brotherman,” he explains.

    “I wanted to do a character with cornrows — that was the look. Around the time I was working this out, D’Angelo [noted for his cornrows] came out with his album Voodoo, which gave me the inspiration to start researching Voodoo as a background for this character.”

    Hence the birth of his protagonist, who was named after a “super-suave friend” by the name of Jovan who lived on Carrington Street.

    Kenjji is a strickler for detail, and wanted his book to paint an authentic picture of Voodoo. He extensively researched the history of the misunderstood practice, devouring books and studying under a Voodoo priestess who runs an informational Web site about the practice and history of Voodoo.

  • 00:16

    Terri Lyne Carrington She is a three-time GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist

    in Entertainment

        Terri won her first GRAMMY Award Best Jazz Vocal Album for The Mosaic Project (2011)


         Terri is the first woman to win a GRAMMY Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album (2013) for Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue album, a tribute   project to Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach


       Terri won her third GRAMMY Award as a producer for Dianne Reeves’ Beautiful Live for Best Jazz Vocal Album

  • 02:59

    Hybrid Jazz From Trish Hennessey - with Renee Rosnes!

    in Music

    You may have just viewed a brief description of Renee Rosnes within the parameters of this page.  Trust and believe, you cannot be BRIEF when describing her talent!  She has been noted as both pianist and composer for a long time - and we bless the day that she moved to New York from Vancouver in order to facilitate her reputation :)  


    Renee is also an arranger - please make note.  And she is The "Go-To" goddess on keys for the filet mignon of artists within Jazz circles.  Joe Henderson, Buster Williams, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson.  They'll TELL you.  James Moody asked her to join his elite circle of musical friends in 1989.  Renee was with his band until his passing in 2010.


    As well as her own endeavors, Renee has taken part in grand events that would exhaust mere mortals.  She has been music director for prestigious affairs (one in particular comes to mind to honor her late, beloved boss, James Moody).  She has produced at Lincoln Center, has been involved with the SF Jazz Collective, has interviewed for the "Jazz Times", and has hosted her own radio show for Canada's CBC.  


    Please let her website do the talking, though.  One perusal at her "performances" page and you'll see the kinds of company that she keeps.  With Jimmy Greene, with Cecile McLoren Salvant, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, Terri Lyne Carrington, and a mainstay in her life: Ron Carter.  One of the most wonderful decisions that Renee has made in her career is to consciously seek out those with whom she has a connection - rare legends have asserted that they have a connection with RENEE.  It's no surprise that this amazingly intuitive artist has won multiple Juno Awards.  With a birthday coming in March - and with all of these fabulous CD release shows, there is MUCH to celebrate!  Join us on 2/9 - and we'll do JUST that!  

  • 02:00

    The Captain's Very Special Guest: Susan Carrington and Barbara Schwartz

    in Politics

    Susan Carrington along with her attorney, Barbara Schwartz  will be on board with us tonight to discuss new developments in her custody case.


    Abused Mentally And Physically By Her Ex-Husband - Susan - Because Of Her Ex's Family Prominence - Was The One Actually Accused Of The Abuse


    Hear How Family Court Rulings Are Determined By The Highest-Bidder . . . And Not The Facts


    Susan Has Not Seen Her Children In Over 4 Years Despite There Has Been No Evidence Of Abuse Or Neglect


    Susan Just Wants Her Children Back Where They Belong And Away From Her Abusive Ex-Husband


    Susan and her attorney are now being sanctioned by the court for speaking out.  We all have the right to freedom of speech . . . unless it makes someone in the courts look bad.


    She has no actual judical documentation saying her parental; rights have been terminated, yet in reality, they have been.


     

  • 01:07

    Brotha Live | Season 5 | Ep. 9

    in Music

    The "Submissive" Negro - The Culture of Telling How Black Folk They Should Act, #sagawards, Indie Artist Spotlight - Carrington Gaines. 

  • 00:23

    Pocono Dome Adult Flag Football Tournament (Carrington Beckford)

    in Sports



     


    1st Annual 5 v 5 Flag Football powered by Greatness Addiction
    Game day: January 16th
    Deadline to enter: January 11th


    CASH PRIZE!!!!!!!



    Game played between 9am and 6pm

    Game played on indoor heated netted turf field

    Each team guaranteed 3 x 30 minute games

    5 v 5 no contact

    Teams must wear matching jerseys/shirts

    Unlimited roster


    Scoring: 6 points for TD, 1 point for PAT from 3 yard line, 2 point PAT from 10 yard line (interception on PAT  is a go). Official score is kept by field referee and game manager.


    5 on 5 tournaments require that all games start/end at the same time. If teams are late and cannot start when the tournament officially starts, they will begin play with whatever time is left on the tournament clock. (Not to exceed 10 minutes of game. Forfeit will occur after 10 minutes of the game) IT IS IMPERATIVE TO KEEP TO THE TOURNAMENT TIME SCHEDULE. Teams must be on site and ready to play when scheduled. Injury time outs may reduce the amount of time between halves and/or between games to maintain the game schedules.


     

  • 01:56

    An interview with Mayowa Salu of Iba Foundation about malaria eradication

    in Lifestyle

    On this episode, I'm pleased to have Mayowa Salu of Iba Foundation talk about Iba Foundation and their goals for Malaria eradication.


     


    A little bit more about the foundation:-


    The Ibà – Malaria Eradication Foundation also known as Ibà Foundation is a legally registered non-profit organization in Nigeria with mission to combat malaria using several innovations and intervention methods.


    Their efforts as an NGO have been recognized by the Commonwealth, The International Youth Foundation, The Master Card Foundation, Makerere University Business School, Yunus and Youth Fellowship Program and by the Carrington Youth Fellowship


    Their Mission:
    To reduce the number of deaths cause by malaria in infants and mothers to the minimum.
    To promote information on the disease necessary for behavioural change and eradication of the disease
    To contribute to the discussion and innovation of effective solutions in the battle against malaria

  • 02:01

    2015 in Review. Women Speaking Out. Justice for Jahan King. Bill Cosby Shamed

    in Radio

    Michael Carrington; Disbarred and other attorneys in the spotlight; Champion Realtors and the scamming of clients; CAHILL and other Canadian businesses (DELTRO SOLAR) and suspect business people making Barbados (Sandy Lane/Apes Hill Golf Club/Royal West Moreland) their home and a place of business (money laundering).  


    Peter Harris of CGI/Bayview Hospital/Barbados Today/Health Smart Pharmacy/Coverly Medical, etc.:  Is he good for Barbados?  Is the government being blackmailed into doing business with Harris?


    Women Speaking Out about abuse.  Another woman (Cally "Callie" Ann Gill) murdered in Barbados.  Seven children without parents.  


    Unsolved murders:  Justice for Jahan King, Shemar Weekes and all others who died without justice.


    Bill Cosby Shamed:  What can we learn from Bill Cosby and Black American legacy.  Can Barbadians learn from this scandal?


    Rawle Maycock, Sheri Veronica, Patricia Hinds, Alex Mitchell, etc.


    Naked Departure, the Trilogy Series

  • 00:45

    College Daily Slant (12.31.15) - Jan. 1-2 Bowl Game Plays

    in Sports

    Matt Freedman (@MattFtheOracle) and Wes Huber (@PFF_Wes) break down the Jan. 1-2 bowl games and give their DraftKings and FanDuel Plays for the games. Players discussed include Chad Kelly, Brandon Allen, Royce Freeman, Justin Jackson, Rushel Shell, Darren Carrington, Chris Godwin, Damore'ea Stringfellow, and Jeremy Sprinle.

  • 02:00

    Trolls, Bullies and Con Artists: With Raquel Okyay, Rudy Orr & Susan Carrington

    in Politics

    Join me and my Special Guests Tonight:  Raquel Okyay, Rudy Orr And Susan Carrington At 8pm Eastern 7/C As We Uncover The True Nature Of Trolls - Bullies And Con Artists


    These Animals Are Preying On Unsuspecting And Vulnerable Woman - Conning Them Into Friendship - And Once The Friendship Ends - This Is When Their Attack Really Begins


    Their Excessive And Graphic Phone Calls, Text Messages And Social Media Posts -  They Are Even Hacking Into People's Personal Facebook Accounts And Blocking The Original Owner From Viewing Their  Page


    You Know Who You Are - We Know Who You Are - Its Time Stop The Bully Tactics And Find A Life For Yourself. 


    We Will Not Stop Fighting For Justice - We Are Not Afraid - So If A Battle Is What You Want . . . We Will Give You The Whole Damn War 


    If You Have A Bully You Would Like To Expose - Call In And Let Your Voice Be Heard:  646-716-7978


    WHEN INJUSTICE BECOMES LAW . . . RESISTANCE BECOMES DUTY!