Tag: jazz

ornette-buddha blues

ornette-buddha blues

| June 23, 2015

ornette-buddha blues © omowale-ketu oladuwa morning song[1] no need to explain, seeing all words need the say, lead to pray, preach, postulate, and all other such form of inaction blunting movement sound thru space yet sound, free space peace, the ever of lasting move the already been said to godspace, creative lite, day, moon rising […]

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Heartland’s Jazz Q and ArtWorks combine for a one of a kind evening

| February 17, 2015

It’s so hot it’s cool… Fort Wayne—Cool and colorful art blends with hot and spicy jazz on Friday, February 20 at 7:00 pm. “Jazz at the Galleria” promises to be an outstanding evening with Heartland’s Jazz Q and Combo in a cabaret-style concert surrounded by the luscious visuals of ArtWorks the Galleria of Fine Art, […]

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Fort Wayne loses jazz radio legend Leah Turkow

| June 20, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City lost a legendary broadcast figure and one of the area’s biggest supporters of jazz on the radio. Widely acclaimed radio show host Leah S. Tourkow crossed over June 16 at her residence. She was 91. Born in Fort Wayne, Turkow was the daughter of Jacob Schwartz and Esther Kretzman Schwartz. A […]

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Showbiz, entrepreneurial legend Al Stiles crosses over 91

Showbiz, entrepreneurial legend Al Stiles crosses over 91

| January 12, 2014

Renowned entertainer, business leader and activist Albert “Al” Bernard Stiles, 91, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Carmel, Ind.

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Yusef Lateef, legendary musician, dies at 93

Yusef Lateef, legendary musician, dies at 93

| January 12, 2014

Yusef A. Lateef, the renowned musician, composer and Grammy-winning recording artist, 93, died peacefully Dec. 23 at his home in Amherst, Mass.

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Dupree COGIC to host evening of gospel jazz Oct. 26

Dupree COGIC to host evening of gospel jazz Oct. 26

| October 21, 2013

FORT WAYNE—Dupree Memorial Church of God in Christ, 1231 Hayden St., is scheduled to present “Gospel Jazzations,” an evening of gospel jazz music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Oct. 26 in the church’s Memorial Fellowship Hall. The evening is scheduled to feature food, fellowship and live music by keyboardist Jason Bush, drummer James “Qua” […]

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Amia’s ‘Old School’ dad

| October 7, 2013

I was riding in my car, blasting Machine Gun Funk, by The Notorious BIG, when it happened. The music was loud, Biggie sounded so good coming from all eight speakers of my car and I was in that zone we’ve all experienced…

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Jazz brunch honors ‘Colored Women’s Clubs’ history

Jazz brunch honors ‘Colored Women’s Clubs’ history

| September 11, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Annual Jazz Brunch, sponsored by the Jr. Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club, raises scholarship funds  for youth. The annual event celebrates and honors the treasured legacy of African American women’s clubs of Fort Wayne. One of the presenters for this year’s event was Marsha Smiley, whose article “The History of Early Colored Women’s […]

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