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Paff Celebrating Rich African Heritage Globally In Cinema

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Feb 10, 2009

...Latin America, Europe, the South Pacific and Canada, all showcasing the diversity and complexity of people of African descent.

                My busy schedule allowed me the opportunity to attend a movie on Saturday, February 7. I always gravitate towards movies about musicians and or music in the storyline. I saw the entertaining movie “Panman, Rhythm of the Palms.”  The story is about the rise and fall of the Caribbean steel drum pan player Harry Daniels, who is desperate to pass the pan culture to a younger generation. This movie says a lot about... (more)

Tags: los angeles, movie, music, santa monica

The Rejection(s)

By 'Mean' Mike Duffau, published on Jan 28, 2009

...of my mind which I was in the right to do so and she was in the right to take it. (No pun-intended.)

I ranted for a few moments about the stories that I submitted on AC/DC, Keith Moon, and Mitch Mitchell.

“We’re reaching out to a younger audience and the times and musicians have changed” Wormsworth explained. “The kids nowadays are into the Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus, and etc…”

“They’re a bunch of pussies!” I lashed out. “The musicians are weak and the music is soft like a penis. Rolling Stone needs... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, music

Guess Who's Coming To Breakfast?...Family Style

By Kim, published on Jan 27, 2009

...Coffee Company is located just 10-15 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport. It is near Sepulveda and La Tijera Blvd.

One can watch planes descending on the way to "LAX" while enjoying a scrumptious cup of joe, home-cooked breakfast, thoughtful and engaging attendants, music ranging from Kenny G. to oldies from the seventies.

The manager is "Gus"; a well-known and loved owner makes it his business to greet customers individually if you come in on his shift. He has decided to do what he loves and open a restaurant neighborhood resturant with a feel of... (more)

Tags: los angeles, music, restaurant

Sheriff Joe Strikes Again

By D. E. Carson, published on Jan 17, 2009


Chalk one more up for Maricopa, Arizona County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.  He's got hip-hop goon DMX in his clutches and wearing pink underwear.

According to Yahoo Music's Billy Johnson, Jr., in his "Hip-Hop Media Training" blog, rapper DMX is serving true hard time in Arizona's most famous penal system for animal cruelty, drug involvement and fraud.  "Sheriff Joe" told Fox & Friends that he has had the policy of pink T-shirts, underwear and socks in place because inmates at the Maricopa County jail kept stealing the white underwear, so to prevent any future inmates from absconding... (more)

Tags: hip-hop, music, education

The World Is My Classroom:education Without Boundaries

By Ladymaggic, published on Jan 11, 2009

...within three months, good with six months and excellent with a year of instruction. Beginner lessons and Lessons on other topics will commence as they are created. Active English Speaking will provide a full days instruction with English Speaking, Writing, Science, Mathematics, Art and Music. This is not learning from a textbook, it is active learning with all senses alert and in motion for the duration. Active learning involves the learner and absorbs the learner in the learning process.

There is no distraction from talkative or unruly students, as they can... (more)

Tags: music, education, china, japan, korea, brazil, russia

A Relaxing Journey Into 2009

By Kim, published on Jan 7, 2009

...that call for reflecting, reminiscing, restoring, rousing, smiling and celebrating a new year, new beginning and his new CD.

Here's a sneak peak into the gifts presented with Greg Poree on Guitar, Bandoneon, Percussion, Patch Synthesizer, and Programming.

He was joined in his musical enterprise by the following musicians.

Karen Briggs, Paul Cartwright, and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson on Violin

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson - Viola

Frances Livings on Vocals

Robert Kyle on Tenor Sax, Cabasa, Pandera

Zane Musa on Soprano and Alto Sax

Ryan Cross, ... (more)

Tags: music, greg poree, guitarist, ensemble, inventions greg poree

Ball Drop??? Who Needs It!

By Kim, published on Jan 5, 2009

...New York, but in Los Angeles on a foggy and cold New Year's Eve we had our very own innovative transcend into 2009.

The Jazz Bakery in Los Angeles, California presented a celebration which captured and warmed a sold out crowd on the final night of 2008.

There was the magic of music, camaraderie, celebration, champagne, tasty hors d'oeuvres, soul connection, and unlimited elation.

A breath-taking and illustrious Guitarist, Kenny Burrell was on hand with 4 extraordinary artists giving an exhilarating performance to usher in 2009.

The Phenomenal James Moody was ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, jazz, hip-hop, california, music

It's Kwanzaa Time In Los Angeles

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Dec 31, 2008

... down Crenshaw to Leimert Park Village. The parade consisted of high school marching bands, drill teams, line dancers, equestrian unit and the Buffalo Soldiers as well as Kwanzaa King-Troy Bennett and Kwanzaa Queen-Dominique Reed.

The festival continued in Leimert Park Village with live music, a drum circle, children’s village (jumpers, pony rides, petting zoo and face paintings). Additional features of the festival consisted of an International Food Court and Kwanzaa Marketplace. The Kwanzaa King and Queen presided over the candle lighting ceremony.

The crowd was... (more)

Tags: los angeles, myspace, music

7th Sun: Supernova Rock

By Gary Schwind, published on Dec 31, 2008

...couldn't find a suitable genre description. So, the guys in the band created one: supernova rock. Via phone, singer/guitarist JT Curtis discussed: what Supernova rock entails, why someone should select 7th Sun as a "desert island disc," and cleaning up after elephants.

Describe your music for someone who has never heard it.We call 7th Sun the supernova of rock and roll, and basically created our own genre: supernova rock. We couldn’t find a specific category that we fit under, alternative rock, progressive rock. So we just said, “Let’s make something up.” ... (more)

Tags: baseball, music

Brothers, A Son, & Friends Tastefully Cooking At The Bakery

By Kim, published on Dec 31, 2008

The Jazz Bakery, located on the edge of Culver City, CA. received a most welcome Christmas gift on a Los Angeles cold and frosty evening, December 20th. The Clayton Brothers Quintet presented one of the most prolific musical gifts of all time, as they prepared an intimate, innovative, intuitive, and awe-inspiring Jazz course.

The following astonishing musicians were the Jazz Chefs of the night.

Legendary and Elegant John Clayton - Bass

Distinguished Jeff Clayton - Saxophone

Unconventional Quincy Davis - Drums

Miraculous Gerald Clayton - Piano

Compelling... (more)

Tags: jazz, music

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