For more than a decade, Xavier Gordon has been an all-around entertainer, pianist, songwriter, producer and performer. Born in Conyers, GA, he grew up in a musical family full of singers and musicians and quickly became immersed into the rhythmic sounds and powerful music found in church. This influence can be heard in his music today.The new
Following the recent news of their forthcoming album Solar Music out October 6th via Concord Jazz, Butcher Brown announces their global release tour kicking off this Fall. Preceded by a run of festival dates this summer including Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival and Telluride Jazz Fest, the headlining tour will begin October 17th in Boston
Written and first recorded by the team of Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson in 1978 (the duo’s first Billboard R&B chart topper and Top 40 hit as performers), Ms. Moore offers a fresh, new take on the soul classic – which she feels that fans of both the original and her followers will enjoy. Ms.
Angie Stone recently released her anticipated 10th studio album under a new record label, a new look and a better point of view. “LOVE LANGUAGE.” The visuals to the fun and season-appropriate song, “LOVE THE FEELING.” were directed by Charles West. “This video was inspired by the infectious nature of two-step dancing and how we express
While the video for contemporary jazz group Axon Radio’s new single looks like a modern love letter to their hometown, Indianapolis, the roots of “Naptown Hustle” run nearly one hundred years deep. The duo that makes up Axon Radio, drummer Travis Brant and bassist Cory Carleton, set out to honor Indianapolis’s jazz history by affectionately crafting an instrumental tribute.
Patti LaBelle will honor the late Tina Turner at the 2023 BET Awards, according to BET.com. The ceremony is set to air live Sunday, June 25, at 8 p.m. ET. It has not yet been announced whether LaBelle will lead the tribute alone or be accompanied by other guests. Turner passed away at 83 due
By Rodney Wrice The moment a mother finds out that her child has been incarcerated is one that she will never forget. At first, shock and disbelief set in. “How could this happen? What did I do wrong?” She may blame herself and replay every mistake she’s ever made as a parent. She feels helpless
By Special Press Release The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is pleased to announce that Baltimore City residential water customers have more time to sign up for Paperless Billing and receive a one-time, five percent discount off a monthly water bill. Residents who enroll in paperless billing by Friday, June 30, will receive
By Tawanda W. Johnson, Special to the AFRO While some parents are struggling to connect with the young people in their homes, others have figured out the cheat code of using the arts to improve the parent-child relationship. For Lisa Tinch, of Reisterstown, Md., connecting with her daughter, Autumn, meant joining Dance and Bmore, an
Russian mercenary chief says his forces are rebelling, some left Ukraine and entered city in Russia – The Associated Press
Russian mercenary chief says his forces are rebelling, some left Ukraine and entered city in Russia The Associated Press Why the Russian FSB is encouraging Prigozhin’s Wagner Group soldiers to detain their leader CNN Putin has been informed that Prigozhin is going to punish “that creature” Shoigu Yahoo News Russian generals accuse mercenary leader of munity attempt MSNBC June