12/5/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Boney James – Detour

Detour is chart-topping Jazz/R&B artist Boney James 18th studio album. Appropriately titled, this latest album is a subtle stylistic turn that builds on the commercial success of 2020’s Solid, his highest charting release ever on the pop charts, peaking in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200.

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12/2/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Burna Boy – Alone From Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music From and Inspired By

 

Alone is by Burna Boy for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Music From and Inspired By. Burna Boy joined legendary music composer Ludwig Grönssan to make this amazing movie soundtrack. Continue reading

11/28/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Irene Cara – Fame Theme Song

Soundtrack from the 1980, Alan Parker film Fame with Paul McCrane, Irene Cara, Barry Miller, Maureen Teefy, Gene Anthony Ray, Lee Curreri, Jim Moody, Albert Hague, Antonia Franceschi, Anne Meara, Laura Dean, Joanna Merlin, Boyd Gaines, Eddie Barth and Debbie Allen.This is tribute to Irene Cara, she left us a couple days ago but never forgotten. Continue reading

11/27/22 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite- Quantum of the Seas Orchestra

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On Christmas Eve, 2015, the Quantum of the Seas Orchestra performed the entire Duke Ellington version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.
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11/27/22 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: CeCe Winans: Believe For It- A Live Worship Experience

The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, CeCe Winans, has cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in modern music history. Continue reading

  11/23/22 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Rudolph Nureyev at Muppet Show

This episode is referred to in Jim Henson: the Works as a “key moment in season two, and in the entire history of the Muppets.” News that Rudolf Nureyev — the world’s most famous ballet dancer — would be appearing on the show “generated unprecedented press coverage and audience curiosity.” By season three, the show would have no more trouble attracting guest stars Continue reading

11/23/22 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: Meek Mill – God Did Freestyle

Meek Mill returns with a new freestyle over the title track from DJ Khaled’s 13th studio album  God Did.Directed by Benjamin Carter, the new video for the freestyle splices footage of the Philly’s Hip Hop artist  performing at his concerts alongside clips that feature Meek hosting a lavish dinner and rapping his verse from the inside of a helicopter. Continue reading

11/21/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Nas – Michael & Quincy

Nas and Hit-Boy are continuing the momentum of their new album King’s Disease III with the new music video for Michael and Quincy.As the title conveys, the duo is feeling legendary along the same vein as one of the most important pairings in music: Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones. Continue reading

11/19/22 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Esperanza Spalding Quartet- Jazz Sous les Pommiers 2008″

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The supremely talented Esperanza Spalding leads her outfit through a moving concert at the 2008 Jazz Sous Les Pommiers. Continue reading