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Because Black Lives Matter

Sometimes someone else covers a subject with such insight and substance that directing others toward them seems like the best way to cover the story. This is how I feel…

Quick reviews – don’t miss these

Paul Brown’s Ones Upon A Time is to my ears his best in years. This is a reimagining of some of his biggest hits as a go to producer during…

Boney James – Florida Theatre Jacksonville FL

AIn’t no party like a Boney James party and a Boney James party gonna raise the roof… (the back row pre show chant) That’s what happened at the Florida Theatre…

Remembering Al Jarreau

Take a breath. Start with this. If it wasn’t for Al Jarreau you wouldn’t be reading this because I wouldn’t be writing it here.. It’s that simple. On a summer…

New Music Playist – Fall 2018

Curated playlists are ever so trendy, it’s a chance for those of us who have access to share the music you may not have time in your busy life to keep…

Music News and Notes – March 2017

Check out the most exciting tracks from new releases on our monthly Spotify playlist!. Spyro Gyra is previewing tracks from their forthcoming album during their concerts and it’s going to…

6th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival

Prince George’s County Cultural Arts Foundation presents the 6th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival on the grounds of the Lake Arbor Community Center in Mitchellville, MD. Events begin the evening…

2015 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival

  Information is posted for the 2015 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival in St. Mary’s County, MD at Colton’s Point.  The festival will be held on Saturday July 11, 2015….

Marcus Miller’s Afrodeezia 3/17

Marcus Miller has always been one of our most innovative and forward thinking artists and he is exploring new territory again with his Blue Note Records debut Afrodeezia, to be…

Remembering Joe Sample

Friday night. Actually Saturday morning. I was binge watching Grey’s Anatomy on Netflix. A girl’s gotta have her escape hatch after another 8 hours in that spiritual black hole known…