The 1996 PBS American Masters biography of icon Lena Horne. Continue reading
Black Violin just released a new music video called Dreamer. Here it is hot off the presses. Continue reading
Sade, born Helen Folasade Adu in Ibadan the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, Nigeria. Her cool style and effortless delivery immediately distinguished her as the song stylist of her generation.
Jazz legends Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington perform an intimate concert in Milan 1966. Continue reading
Jazz Scene USA with Nancy Wilson (1962) hosted by Oscar Brown, Jr. with Lou Levy on piano, Al McKibbon (bass) and Kenny Dennis on drums.
George Balanchine’s fun romp set to the music of George Gershwin performed by Het Nationale Ballet. Continue reading
By Walter Rutledge
Songwriter, recording artist, entrepreneur, and restauranteur Valerie Simpson can now add Broadway thespian to her impressive list of accomplishments. On March 12, 2018 Simpson made her Broadway debut as Matron “Mama” Morton in Broadway’s longest running musical Chicago. For her six-week run (through April 22) Simpson is flanked by a talented cast of Broadway veterans including: Amra- Faye Wright as the Vaudeville villainess Velma Kelly, Bianca Marroquin– the murderous ingénue Roxie Hart and Chaz Lamar Shepard as brash barrister Billy Flynn. Continue reading
Black Violin, the hip hop duo from South Florida comprising two classically-trained string instrumentalists, Kevin Sylvester and Wilner Baptiste, who go by the stage names Kev Marcus and Wil B, respectively. Continue reading
Black Violin with The Original Harlem Globetrotters performing the team’s signature song the Sweet Georgia Brown. Continue reading