Barons of Hard Bop Piano: One Night Only Lincoln Center Jazz


Jazz Piano Summit: Cedar Walton & Barry Harris The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center     New York City, N.Y. Two jazz piano greats, Cedar Walton and Barry Harris, share the stage for what promises to be one great night of music. Best known for his hard bop style, Walton made a name for himself early…

LENNY WHITE JAZZTIMES LISTENER’S CHALLENGE IN D.C.


Drummer  says Much of Today’s Music Lacks “Evenness and Identifiable Sound” By Margaret Summers Renowned drummer Lenny White built his reputation through his work with Chick Corea’s Return to Forever, and has clearly listened to, been influenced by, and respects classic jazz artists. But his jazz knowledge was thoroughly challenged Thursday, June 6, during a…

MARVIN JUNIOR THE DELLS LEAD SINGER’S FINAL CURTAIN


CHICAGO, IL  – Marvin Junior, lead singer of  Soul group The Dells, was cremated Wednesday (06-05-13) after a sudden death at his home last week.  Junior, 77, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, with family members bedside at his home in Harvey, Illinois  from complications associated with kidney failure. Born January 31, 1936, in Harrell, Arkansas. Both…

Coming in August..The Dells:Oh What a Life


A special expose on a group who’s probably has the most  continuous time together as a group with  original members.  Also, special profiles on the late Marvin Junior and Johnny Carter .  

FIVE STAIRSTEPS SINGER CLARENCE BURKE JR. MYSTERY DEATH


Elder brother of  The Five Stairsteps, Clarence Burke,Jr. death is still shrouded in mystery. Family friend & long time manager Joe Marno said,the R&B singer died  last Sunday at his home in Marietta,Georgia. Burke resided there with his wife. With respect for the family’s request for privacy, no further information has been released surrounding the cause or circumstances of Burkes’s sudden death….