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Bringing Black History to Life through Jazz

DENVER, Colo — Preserving jazz history is preserving black history. "I'm sitting here at Dazzle, which is the premier jazz club in the entire Rocky Mountain region," said Purnell Steen, pianist and jazz expert.Steen comes from a long line…

Jazz Road with Denise King

Influenced by Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Frank Sinatra and Aretha Franklin, Denise King is an expressive, big-voiced singer who combines jazz with elements of R&B, blues and gospel. Denise King was born and raised in…

Milestone Partners sells Heights Finance

RADNOR, Pa., January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Milestone Partners ("Milestone") is pleased to announce the sale of Heights Finance ("Heights" or the "Company") to CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO), the December 27, 2021 for a total…

The mother city’s ode to jazz

There is a deep and palpable sense of freedom when listening to a quality live jazz number. You don't just hear it, you feel it in your bones, and for a brief moment it swallows you whole, allowing you to truly live in the moment. The…

The Month In Jazz – November 2021

Wynton Marsalis turned 60 last month, October 18. It's a milestone in everyone's life, so kudos to him for making it happen, especially at a time when many famous black musicians have died in middle age, if not sooner. I probably…

Best Jazz Series for UKZN

Through Frank chemaly 23 October 2021Share this article:To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo shareThe UKZN Jazz and Folk Music Center has reopened its live performances with three exciting jazz concerts scheduled for next month!--sse-->!-->!-->!-->…

What is the average debt of Gen Z

The stock of consumer debt in the United States is currently about $ 14.8 trillion, which represents an average individual debt of nearly $ 93,000. While older generations hold much of this debt, the country's youngest adults are rapidly…

Lonnie Smith obituary | Jazz

Few Hammond organ players encourage bar staff in jazz clubs to stop clinking bottles for fear of piercing an almost inaudible fragile sound environment - the ingenious Hammond B3s having started their life in the 1930s in as portable props…

Jazz trio find adventure in Juneau

If you've heard any jazz or stride piano sounds floating around downtown last week, it was probably from the Judy Carmichael Trio. Led by Grammy-nominated pianist-singer-songwriter Judy Carmichael who was in town with band members James…

Jazz World Trio – Live At GBH

GBH and JazzBoston present JazzNOW: without borders, Boston's celebration of International Jazz Day, originally broadcast live from the magnificent Fraser Performance Studio at GBH on April 30, 2021, and featuring the Jazz World Trio, with…