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say Andre Williams is missing
Sadies are thusfar unable to find blue r&b singer
Andre Williams. One should be concerned because the
man lives hard for his age. Let’s hope he’s just tucked
away somewhere doin’ the bacon fat and getting passed the
biscuits. If anyone knows the whereabouts of Mr. Williams, will
you please contact The Sadies - he never calls – they worry…
heirs of Hank Williams win control of radio performances
Williams’ heirs just beat the Legacy Entertainment
Group and Polygram Records in a battle for control over their dad’s
radio performances. Maybe Bocephus’ll
share those recordings with the rest of us?
Ferguson passes away at 61
Jazz drummer/academic Sherman
Ferguson died last week from diabetes complications
at 61. A professor at UCLA’s Jazz Studies Program, Ferguson
drummed with Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Burrell, Benny Carter, Horace
Silver, Ahmad Jamal, Freddie Hubbard, Bud Shank, Eddie Harris, Jimmy
Smith, Buddy Collette, Joe Williams, Joe Henderson, Tommy Flanagan,
Pharoah Sanders, Gabor Szabo, Sonny Stitt, George Shearing, and
many more – appearing on over eighty recordings
George on trial
Every article says Boy
George is on trial for possessing 13 bags of cocaine.
My question is, bags or baggies?
Game’s Manager Found Guilty of DJ Assault
Jimmy Henchman, who manages The
Game, was convicted yesterday of assaulting a Maryland
disc jockey. Game, who was also charged, was cleared.
All Hip Hop
Franklin slams Super Bowl
Franklin was rightly bummed that the Super Bowl will
feature little involving Detroit’s musical heritage during
the entertainment. Later she sadly apologized.
Gerald V. Casale new solo project
V. Casale from Devo
has a new solo progect called Jihad Jerry and the Evildoers.
musical tribute to Coretta Scott King
On NPR you can hear the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the glee
clubs of Morehouse and Spelman colleges perform Lift Every Voice
and Sing” in honor of the memory of Coretta
Bay Area’s New
It was just a matter of time. Hip-hop is displacing gospel in churches
from San Jose to Oakland.
Classical music –
it ain''t just for squares anymore
New York Times Looks at classical music downtown and in Williamsburg
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Night Train , 2006