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Join us as our host interviews:Vocalist L. Young!
Born and raised in Louisville, Ky., L. Young has a sound so smooth it could pour from a bottle of Kentucky Bourbon. He was groomed for music in the church and by the time he was 5 yrs old was already singing in the adult choir. At the age of thirteen he had established himself as an actor and began working professionally in regional theaters across the Tri-State area such as the world renowed Act...or’s Theartre of Louisville. Before he graduated from the prestigious Youth Performing Arts High School in Louisville, he had already taveled to Brussells, Belgium. London, the Bahamas, Hawaii, as well as the continental U.S., as a performer.
L has released three albums to date, 2004's “'They Just Don't Know”, 2008's “The 12th Letter”, and has just released the third, “Love Is A Verb”, in early 2012. He now resides in Los Angeles where he has graced the stage and studio with such artists as Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, R. Kelly, En Vogue, Patti LaBelle, Toni Braxton, Gladys Knight, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Teena Marie, Stanley Clarke and Jermaine Jackson just to name a few.
Some of his writing credits include the top 5 single and title track off Jessy J's #1 Billboard debut Album Hot Sauce released Sept. 2011, writing and production on KeKe Wyatt's 2010 release Who Knew, and her 2011 release Unbelievable, production of Babygirl (Terrys Theme) for B2K on the 2002 Barbershop Soundtrack, and writing and producing Nicole Sherzinger from the platinum selling recording group The cat Dolls. L. also has songs on multiple platinum selling soundtracks.
“My aim and purpose musically is to remind people how to love.” – L. Young
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Judi Silvano is a singer, composer and artist. To date Judi has released 10 recordings in the jazz and healing meditation genres. Judi has been named Top 10 Vocalist four times in Downbeat Magazine, Best Jazz Singer in the Hudson Valley and has contributed articles to All About Jazz & Jazz Improv Magazine. Judi also paints in watercolor, pastel and oil, drawing inspiration from the beauty of the Hudson Valley were she resides. For more about Judi visit: www.judisilvano.com
Encore: an extra piece of music performed in response to a request from the audience; something that follows a success -- Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary
Due to overwhelming demand, Trading Fours with Drs. Modeste & Wes is now featuring “Encores” -- some of our most talked about shows, offered for your enjoyment and with an associated blog space for your comments.
Enjoy this week’s Encore for Vocalist Rhonda Benin and leave your comments about the show by joining the Tradings4s blog space.
The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview International Award-Winning French Jazz Vocalist Cyrille Aimee. She will discuss how she started as a Jazz vocalist, and the upcoming event in Pittsburgh on September 6th at 6:30 PM.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is pleased to announce the award-winning, internationally recognized jazz vocalist and recording artist Cyrille Aimée will be the featured performer during the Cultural Trust’s Gala on Saturday, September 6, 2014, performance being held at the O’Reilly Theater located in downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. Ms. Aimée was born in Fontainebleau, France where she discovered a love of the gypsy’s language and music at an early age and comments, “I was hypnotized by this music which made me want to tap my feet. Swinging music makes me so happy. ” Ms. Aimée studied music at the American School of Modern Music in Paris and SUNY Purchase, New York. “The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is honored that Ms. Aimée will be performing at our annual gala event. Ms. Aimée’s performance will be a highlight of the evening and we look forward to hosting this outstanding and accomplished jazz vocalist as our special guest,” comments J. Kevin McMahon, President and CEO, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
ARE BLACK REVOLUTIONARY & CONSCIOUS GROUPS REALLY SUPPORTING WHITE SUPREMACY? DO ALL BLACK PEOPLE ON SOME LEVEL SUPPORT WHITE SUPREMACY? HOW DO THEY SUPPORT WHITE SUPREMACY? WHY DO THEY SUPPORT WHITE SUPREMACY? WHAT WILL ULTIMATELY STOP WHITE SUPREMACY? FIND OUT TONIGHGT AT 9PM ON FUTURE OF MENTELLECT RADIO (BLOGTALK) FEAT THE INTEL.NUBEN MENKARAYZZ/MFA
Flutist, vocalist, and songwriter, Ragan Whiteside is taking the Contemporary Jazz world by storm. With her unique style and soulful vibe, this triple threat is bringing the flute back into mainstream focus.
2014 has been an exciting year for Ragan, having won Flutist of the Year in the Black Women in Jazz & Fine Arts Awards, and looking forward to the highly anticipated release of her 3rd studio album, Quantum Drive. This album pushes the boundaries of Contemporary/Urban Jazz and R&B even further and features collaborations with Bob Baldwin, Frank McComb, Althea Rene, and Patrice Rushen.
Bob Baldwin describes Ragan by saying, “She not only has THE silkiest and sweetest flute tone in the business, but her tenacity and desire to be recognized in Urban, New-Soul AND smooth jazz genres makes her a musical force to be reckoned with!! Mark my words!”
"Intravenous Therapies: Supporting the body once diagnosed with cancer"
Many individuals are turning toward natural therapies when given the cancer diagnosis. Once thought extreme, intravenous (IV) nutrient therapies are becoming more and more popular in helping heal the human body. Unlike oral supplements, by infusing nutrients directly into the vein there is 100% bioavailability, which means you are able to assimilate 100% of what is provided to you through bypassing the gut. Dr. Hayman will discuss popular nutrient IVs used in helping rebalance the body once the diagnosis of cancer is present.
DON'T JUDGE ME, BUT LOVE Me. now it’s time to share me with the world.” Quick Facts
Quintetta Samone Ausha Thompson aka “Queen” (born March 2, 1990) is a diversified American Songwriter, Vocalist, and Dancer. Thompson was born in Vidalia, Georgia. Vidalia is a city located primarily in Toombs County, about 172 miles southeast to Atlanta Georgia. Born to Anthony Thompson (Father), and Janet Daniel (Mother) Queen is the second oldest of six siblings; Brother: Johnathan Bell (25), Sister: Yasha Thompson (22), Brother: Anthony Thompson (14), Brother: Alexander Thompson (6), Brother: Gabriel Thompson. (10), and adopted Sister Kadessha Thompson (3).
Early Life and Heritage?Queen grow up in a single parent home from five years of age with her mother who previously worked in nursing; but is now a social worker, and an involved father who worked as a sensei and security officer. While growing up Queen’s grandmother Rosa Hogans would aid in her rearing to sing in Church, and be involved in the Summersett family tradition. The Summersett family is from Queen’s mother maiden family. Queen would be influenced by watching the Summersett family members perform and showcase their talents.
Royalty would be the true beginning of Queen’s music career. She would connect with her best friend Keaundra to write the hit song “Confessions of a Broken Heart”. A reunion with James Faison also occurred, and after rehearsing several songs they would record songs with Luther Wardlaw from the gospel group the Wardlaw Brothers. After taking notice of the talented group James sister Fern Johnson decided to manage the group under the name Royalty. The group immediately moved to Atlanta, GA to perform at the open mic Apache and Shed a
Have you outgrown your surroundings and do not know it? Do you feel as though you do not know where to fit into the old life and have not yet created a new life or know how to do so? What paths are there in life that can suuport your life when you grow past where you have been and do not yet know where you are going? How does it feel to face changes in your life when you are changing and you find that one day you are not the same anymore? Join in on the conversation today at 3:30 PM PST!
Host Cyrus Webb talks with vocalist Ebony Ann Blaze on Conversations LIVE about her love of music and what it's been like to see the response to her single CHICAGO BLUE.