*A youth basketball referee in Oklahoma knocked out a man who stormed onto the court during a brawl over the weekend. The incident occurred at the Score OKC Center in Edmond on Saturday, according to footage published by Outkick. When a coach walked onto the court to confront a referee, the ref “jabbed the coach
*NBA legend Charles Barkley showed some love for the LGBT community during a recent appearance at a Nevada hotel and casino. “I want to say this,” Barkley announced on stage at Harveys Lake Tahoe, Newsbreak reports. “If you’re gay or transgender, I love you. And if anybody gives you shit, you tell ’em Charles said
*The wait is over! Returning from the success of Made A Way Remix from Bella Dawn Music’s Billboard award-winning gospel artist and songwriter, Keyondra Lockett releases her much-anticipated new single, Liar, now available across all digital outlets (scroll down to watch). Liar produced by hitmaker Jeshua “Tedy P” Williams and written by BMI Award winning
What do you do after celebrating over a decade as one of contemporary jazz’s top saxophonists, known for your trademark blend of sensual Latin tinged powerful horn playing which garnered 12 top singles and 6 chart topping albums? You tap into your longtime love for the vibrant soul and blues energies of the 60s and 70’s
That pianist Mark Etheredge appears smiling on the cover of his new contemporary jazz album, “Love Planet,” offering roses – his songs – to the world is a triumphant story of resilience. Since the title track of his last album, 2016’s “Connected,” landed him at No. 6 on the Billboard singles chart, the keyboardist slipped
Chart-topping jazz/R&B sax player Boney James released his new single “Bring It Back”, featuring critically acclaimed composer, conductor, orchestrator, arranger, and trumpeter, Dontae Winslow. The track is the first release from James’ forthcoming 18th studio album, Detour, out September 23rd on Concord Records. The new 10-song collection is a subtle stylistic turn that builds on the commercial success of 2020’s Solid, James’ highest charting release
Jazz Funk Soul’s new and fourth recording, Forecast, (Shanachie Entertainment, August 5, 2022) will once again show off their magnetic chemistry and inspired performances. At the core of the trio’s allure is their genuine camaraderie, which is anchored by each member’s passion to create. “All of us love music, especially Jazz, not to mention Funk and
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 1960s: Critics’ Picks” The post The 10 Best Jazz Albums of the 1960s: Critics’ Picks appeared first on JazzTimes.
Angélique Kidjo’s new album with Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf represents something of a demotion. Earlier this year she starred in an original theatrical production created with … Read More “Angélique Kidjo/Ibrahim Maalouf: Queen of Sheba (Mi’ster Productions)” The post Angélique Kidjo/Ibrahim Maalouf: Queen of Sheba (Mi’ster Productions) appeared first on JazzTimes.
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor Looking for that next high-quality eatery to add to your “favorites” list. Then of course, it’s time to get out and try one of […] The post DMV and Baltimore Black Restaurant Week through July 31 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .