In 2020, to celebrate JazzTimes’ 50th anniversary, we made a bold (some would say foolhardy) call: the top 50 jazz albums of the past 50 … Read More “The 10 Best Jazz Albums of the 1930s: Critics’ Picks” The post The 10 Best Jazz Albums of the 1930s: Critics’ Picks appeared first on JazzTimes.
Pittsburgh native Roger Humphries has been named the recipient of the 2022 Living Legacy Jazz Award, presented by PECO (the Pa.-based energy company) in association … Read More “Roger Humphries Named Recipient of the Living Legacy Jazz Award” The post Roger Humphries Named Recipient of the Living Legacy Jazz Award appeared first on JazzTimes.
Anyone familiar with the big-hearted pugnacity of trumpeter jaimie branch will appreciate the name of her duet band beside drummer/synth player Jason Nazary. An “anteloper” … Read More “Anteloper: Pink Dolphins (International Anthem)” The post Anteloper: Pink Dolphins (International Anthem) appeared first on JazzTimes.
Josh Levi has announced a headlining tour in support of his new EP Disc Two. The Vices Tour begins Aug. 23 at Peppermint Club in Los Angeles, California, and concludes Sept. 12 in Atlanta, Georgia, at The Masquerade. Levi didn’t leave his hometown of Houston, Texas, out of the tour itinerary. He’ll be performing Sept. 4
K. Michelle’s latest single “Scooch” moves to No. 1 this week on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart, dethroning Silk Sonic’s remake of Con Funk Shun’s “Love’s Train” from the top spot. It’s the Memphis, Tennessee, native’s first number one on this chart. Her previous best was “The Rain.” The New Edition-inspired tune scored K. Michelle’s first
Ciara’s new single “Jump” makes a strong debut on Billboard. This week, the Coast Contra-assisted bop enters at No. 4 on Billboard’s R&B Digital Song Sales chart. Elsewhere, the high-octane summer anthem debuts at No. 12 on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales chart. Co-written by Ciara and Theron Thomas, “Jump” was released on July 8
The numbers are in. Brent Faiyaz’s sophomore album, Wasteland, debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 88,000 equivalent units sold. It’s the Columbia, Maryland, native’s biggest opening week of his career. Wasteland trails behind Bad Bunny’s Un Verano Sin Ti, which sold approximately 17,000 more to retain the top spot this week. Having
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By Julie Appleby, Word in Black Consumers, employers, and just about everyone else interested in health care prices will soon get an unprecedented look at what insurers pay for care, […] The post How much health insurers pay for almost everything is about to go public appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
41st District’s Jill P. Carter and other Black politicians are outraged by Schleifer’s all White slate
By Tashi McQueen, Report For America Corps Member, Political Writer for The AFRO On June 11th, 2022 Democratic State Central Committee candidate Evan L. Serpick posted to Twitter announcing Sen. […] The post 41st District’s Jill P. Carter and other Black politicians are outraged by Schleifer’s all White slate appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers