Rock bands are the heartbeat of the music industry, crafting anthems that resonate across generations. They are the architects of amplified sound, blending electric guitars, bass, drums, and powerful vocals to create a sonic landscape that ranges from raw and rebellious to melodic and introspective. From stadium-shaking performances to intimate club shows, rock bands have
Jazz artists are the trailblazers of a musical genre characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and inventive harmonies. They are the virtuosos who push the boundaries of musical expression, drawing from a rich tapestry of cultural influences. From the smoky clubs of New Orleans to international concert halls, these musicians have left an indelible mark on the
Drummers are the rhythmic architects of music, providing the heartbeat that propels a song forward. They are the backbone of any ensemble, infusing energy, dynamics, and groove into every beat. With deft hands and keen intuition, drummers create the pulse that drives the emotional arc of a composition. In a band, drummers serve as the
Trumpet players are the heralds of melody, their brass instruments serving as conduits for musical expression. With pursed lips and nimble fingers, they conjure notes that soar, pierce, and resonate with an unparalleled clarity. Whether in the grandeur of classical ensembles or the smoky embrace of jazz clubs, trumpet players command attention with their ability
National Cathedral replaces windows honoring Confederacy with stained-glass homage to racial justice
By Peter SmithThe Associated Press The landmark Washington National Cathedral unveiled new stained-glass windows Sept. 23 with a theme of racial justice, filling the space that had once held four windows honoring Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The new windows depict a march for justice by African Americans, descendants of the very
BY Ayanna Alexander, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the nation’s most influential Black leaders on Sept. 21 said many threats to democratic institutions in the U.S. appear to be aimed squarely at their community, including efforts to make voting more difficult, censor lessons around race and weaken social safeguards such as affirmative
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Judge Rowan Wilson was recently celebrated by family, friends and state lawmakers for his groundbreaking achievement as the first Black chief judge of the state’s highest court. The swearing-in at the New York Court of Appeals in Albany marked a significant milestone in the Empire State’s judicial history, with
American intelligence gave assistance, but communications intercepted by Canada were more definitive in linking India to the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
During a visit to The New York Times, the prime minister shared thoughts on his explosive allegation against India as well as general anxiety by the public.
As the earth warms, glacial archaeologists are in a race against time to preserve objects before they are destroyed by the elements. Recent field work yielded a surprisingly intact 3,000-year-old arrow.