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  • 00:35

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

    Whispers that jazz is no longer a music that young people play or listen to is disproved by several young people.  One young man Joey Alexander, an eleven year old Indonesian jazz pianist is nominated for a Grammy this year.  In Baltimore, Maryland, Ephraim Dorsey, twelve and Ebban Dorsey eleven are jazz alto saxophonists who have won several awards. They both won the Peabody Achievement Award in Saxophone, the Baltimore Jazz Alliance Next Generation Artist Award and the Rosa Pryor Music Scholarship.  In addition, both are honor roll students.  Join us this evening at Jazz Notes where I will interview Ephraim Dorsey  and Ebban Dorsey.  Always striving to keep alive at Jazz Notes.

  • 00:39

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

    Washington, D.C. is the home of the first African American piano manufacturer, Warren M. Shadd.  This evening, I will interview him.  In addition, he is a jazz drummer. Warren has performed and toured worldwide with many celebrities in the entertainment industry. At the age of four, Warren played his first of many jazz concerts on drums. He has won many awards and talent shows. Warren was considered a child prodigy. From high school through Howard University, Warren performed with several music giants such as Nancy Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton, and Shirley Horn. As a Piano Technician, Warren has serviced pianos for many notable performers such as Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Tony Bennett, Joe Sample, and Aretha Franklin to name a few. Please join us at Jazz Notes where we strive to keep jazz alive. 

  • 02:01

    Smooth Jazz Gospel Sunday (New Music)

    in Indie Music

    Welcome to Smooth Jazz Gospel Sunday, here on Blogtalkradio.  A Unique Blend of Jazz with Truth Music and always Smooth.  Growing up in the South i was expose to different musical instruments.  My early teens i made the decision to go with the Brass Section.  That being said i chose to playTrumpet.  Being in a Marching band as well as Concert band my love for Jazz came into play. Hearing music on radio in different cities began to shap what i wanted to be in life.  I chose Radio Broadcasting.  Moving to New Orleans for some training in radio i began to love "Smooth Jazz"  mostly heard on WYLD radio.  Moving back to Mississippi which is mostly a "Blues Music" State i wanted our people to hear this sound.  Fast Forward in time now with my own show on The "Men-Empowered" radio group i present to you Smooth Jazz Music, with a touch of Truth, and HebrewStyle

  • 00:46

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

    Many great jazz saxophonist have lived in Pennsylvania.  This evening, I am interviewing and sharing the music of jazz saxophonist Tim Warfield, Jr., a native of York, Pennsylvania.   Tim was awarded several awards. In 1999, he was awarded, Talent Deserving Wider Recognition, in DownBeat Magazines 49th Annual Jazz Critics poll. In August of 2011, he was recognized in the listing of Rising Star Tenor saxophonists, in the Downbeat Magazine Critics Poll. On November 7, 2015, The Clef Club of Jazz and the Performing Arts, recognized Tim, as Tenor saxophonist of the Year, at their annual Clef Club Jazz Awards, in Philadelphia. He has appeared on several GRAMMY-nominated recordings on the  Stefon Harris CD, The Grand Unification Theory, as well as Dear Louis and Sonic Trance, both under the leadership of trumpeter and New Orleans native, Nicholas Payton. Tim has performed with the following  musicians:  Donald Byrd, Michelle Rosewoman, Marcus Miller, Christian McBride, Dizzy Gillespie, Johnny Coles, Isaac Hayes, Peter Nero, Shirley Scott, Jimmy Smith, Billy Paul, Kenny Barron, Charles Fambrough, Terell Stafford, Papa John Defrancesco, Joey Defrancesco, Trudy Pitts, just to name a few.  Not only does Tim record and perform regularly, he also is an artist in residence at Messiah College in Pennsylvania, and an adjunct faculty member at Temple University.  Join us at Jazz Notes where we strive to keep jazz alive!


     

  • 00:42

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

    This evening, I will interview and share the music of Laurie Dapice jazz vocalist, lyricist, musician and an arranger. In 2008, she was one of the top four finalist in the annual New York Jazz Mobile competition.  Laurie has won awards from ASCAP, Billboard Magazine, ASCAP Plus awards and USA songwriting competitions. She has performed with and for Billy Harper, Barry Harris, George Mesterhazy, Michael Kanan, Rufus Reid, John DiMartino, Santi Debriano, James Weidman, Paul Lieberman, Elias Bailey, Benito Gonzalez and many others. Join us at Jazz Notes as we strive to keep jazz alive.

  • 00:45

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

    This evening, I will interview and play the music of multi-instrumentalist Samuel Prather. Not only is he a multi-instrumentalist but he is also a composer, producer, arranger, graphic artist, photographer, and videographer.  He was raised in Washington DC where he has developed a reputation performing with all types of acts because he is equally comfortable in Jazz, Funk, Gospel, Brazilian, Latin, Neo-Soul, and R&B. On the funk and soul side Sam has worked with YaMama’Nym, 76 Degrees West, Fred Yonnet, and Brandon Combs while on the jazz side he has shared the stage with Hugh Masekela, Pharaoh Saunders, Greg Osby, and Afro Blue to name a few.  When you hear his CD, Groove Orchestra, you will agree that it is appropriately titled.  Join us at Jazz Notes where we strive to keep jazz alive.   

  • 00:46

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

    The Washington, D.C. metropolitan area has many gifted young jazz artist and amongst them is Herbert Scott.  This evening, I will interview and play his music. Herbert Scott is a native Washingtonian saxophonist who attended Duke Ellington High School for the Performing Arts.  He has released his first CD entitled, Introducing Herb Scott on Alto Saxophone, A NU-Jazz Collective and has begun leading his own group Herb Spice and the Cinnamonstix. Join us as we learn more about the NU- Jazz Collective.  Jazz Notes striving to keep jazz alive.

  • 00:40

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

    This evening, I will interview and play the music of Jessica Boykin-Settles who is a Jazz vocalist, composer, arranger and educator.  Jessica studied music at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts under the tutelage of Davey Y. Yarborough. She went on to pursue an undergraduate degree in Jazz Performance at The New School University in New York City where she had the opportunity to study with great musicians and jazz legends such as Reggie Workman, Junior Mance, Cecil McBee, Arnie Lawrence, Buster Williams, Sheila Jordan, Janet Lawson and Teri Thornton.  After acquiring her undergraduate degree, she continued her jazz education at Howard University where she earned a Master of Music degree in Jazz Studies. While there, she was a member of the vocal jazz ensemble Afro Blue, under the direction of Connaitre Miller. Not only did she attend Howard as a student but she became a full-time member of the music faculty at Howard University from 2005 to 2012.  Join us on Jazz Notes as we strive to keep jazz alive.


     

  • 01:04

    MESSAGE AND THE MUSIC... SMOOTH JAZZ & THE STL BLACK FRIDAY MOVIE PREMIERE PROMO

    in Radio

    Tonight's show will feature the sounds of Smooth Jazz from various artists as we talk about upcoming and current events! Check out THE BLACK WALL STREET GROUP FB page for information about the upcoming Black Friday Film movie premiere coming to St. Louis Friday January 15th and how to purchase your tickets online! One adult donation of $10 sponsors a youth ages 12-17yrs... That's right... FREE! Following the movie will be a panel discussion with the movie producers and celebrity cast members. Don't miss it!


    Hosted by: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis and The Black Wall Street Group

  • 01:49

    Vol X, Hamp's Selections from his Collection of Soul-Jazz Music

    in Culture

    It’s first all musical show of the New Year. Bringing up so many thoughts and plans for 2016. I thought I would take this time to reflect on the passing year events as well as some of the planned milestones of the upcoming year. We are going to play lots of smooth jazz,  a and couple of Jazzy-R&B cuts. As we reminisce and dream of things to come. Join me while we do a one on however many is listening “Bring on the New Year with Smooth Sounds”  You can bet, your musical thirst will be served at HCofA. Join me, you are all invited.


    HcofA BTR’s sponsored by our parent company, CHIIA Group’s website at http://hcofa.net/ and our host’s fourth and latest book honoring his father, entitled; Remembering Moz, Gracie and John Hampton’s First-Born at http://outskirtspress.com/webPage/isbn/9781478766056  Or visit our host Author Page at Amazon.com’s following link,  http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B017TYFKBI

  • 02:22

    Gabriel Radu (Romania) & Rico Alexis (USA) --Charles Int'l House Music

    in Radio

    Charles Berrin is the RDJ of Charles International House Music radio program that showcases and features DJs from around the world playing all thea best of HOUSE MUSIC -- Techno, Tribal, Euro, Vocal, Jazz, Ethnic, Progressive, Deep, Minimal, Funky, Soulful, Gospel and more.  Each Saturday from 2 to 4pm (EST) broadcasting from Washington, DC, USA.