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Merlon Devine – Stirred

Taken from his 2021 album ‘Soul Jazz’ comes the dexterous ‘Stirred’ from sax-man Merlon Devine.  It is the third single from what is Devine’s eighth solo recording and was written by Devine with producer Matt Godina who has worked with smooth jazz exponents such as Darren Rahn, Julian Vaughn, Nicholas Cole and Lin Rountree. Godina also

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Patrick Trahan – New Day

Out now on the constantly good Trippin N Rhythm Records comes the easy grooving ‘New Day’ from sax-man Patrick Trahan.  This former touring band member with five-time Grammy® award winning Little Joe y La Familia has from time to time been active in the genres of straight ahead, smooth, and Latin jazz yet with ‘New

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Norman Brown – Easy Livin

Taken from Norman Brown’s current CD ‘Lets Get Away’, ‘Easy Livin’ is a wonderfully feel good number that comes complete with a top notch horn arrangement from Greg Vail.  Indeed the entire album, a fine amalgam of jazz, R&B, pop and blues, is delivered with the sort of style that has become Brown’s calling card.

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Chance Howard – Buy Me Love

Chances are that if you have seen saxtress Candy Dulfer live in concert you will have seen Grammy-winning singer, multi-instrumentalist, producer and songwriter Chance Howard.  More than a member of her backing band Howard has very often been front back and center of the high-octane offerings that Candy routinely delivers. Having survived a horrific car wreck

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Bethel A.M.E. Church

By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO Rev. Dr. Patrick Clayborn has announced a Bethel A.M.E Church Homecoming. Homecomings are often synonymous with football games and tailgating, but next week at Bethel A.M.E. Church- Homecoming will bring some notable pastors back to Baltimore.  The four-day revival begins Wednesday, November 9, 2022, through Sunday, November 13