8/16/17 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Sting and Branford Marsalis – Consider me Gone

 

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner  born October 2, 1951 better known as Sting is an English musician, songwriter, and actor. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the New Wave Rock band The Police from 1977 to 1984, before launching a solo career. Continue reading

6/7/17 O&A NYC WaleStylez HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Logic- Young Sinatra III

Rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Sir Robert Bryson Hall II known to the public by his stage name Logic. Despite being a hip-hop artist, Logic cites Frank Sinatra as his main inspiration. Continue reading

4/3/17 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like

That’s What I Like, a song by singer and songwriter Bruno Mars from his third studio album 24K Magic (2016) was released as the album’s second single on January 30, 2017. Continue reading

6/20/15 O&A Its Saturday- Anything Does: The Billie Holiday Story

It is Saturday

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Billie Holiday, jazz singer and songwriter, had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Lester Young Holiday’s friend and musical partner nicknamed her Lady Day.  Continue reading

5/16/15 O&A Its Saturday- Anything Goes: B.B. King

It is Saturday

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B.B. King, a American Hall of Fame blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential blues guitarists of all time, inspiring countless other electric blues and blues rock guitarists. He died on May 14, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading

11/2/14 O&A Gospel Sunday: Jamie Grace Harper

GOSPEL SUNDAY

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Jamie Grace Harper is a 23-year-old Contemporary Christian musician, singer, rapper and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. Discovered in 2010, via her YouTube channel, by TobyMac and was immediately signed to his Gotee Records label. She released the song Hold Me in 2011, which landed her a nomination at the 2012 Grammys. Harper won the 2012 Dove Award for New Artist of the Year. Continue reading