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Terence Blanchard gets Yearlong Lincoln Center Celebration

By RONALD BLUM, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Terence Blanchard, the first Black composer whose work has been heard at the Metropolitan Opera, will...

Pharoah Sanders, influential jazz saxophonist, dies at 81

By The Associated Press Pharoah Sanders, the influential tenor saxophonist revered in the jazz world for the spirituality of his work, has died, his record...

Jazz At The Creek: A Celebration

By Voice & Viewpoint Staff This was the 11th year that M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records’ Project Impact brought the cool jazz experience to the amphitheater at Market...

Ray Charles Jr. Pays Tribute To His Father And Those Impacted By 9/11 

By Percy Lovell Crawford, Zenger Newswire “Ray! Salute For America,” a tribute to the late great Ray Charles, also honored those affected by the events...

What is Afrofuturism? An English Professor Explains

By Julian C. Chambliss, Michigan State University The new sci-fi musical “Neptune Frost,” set in a Rwandan village constructed with computer parts, tells the story...