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In 1965, the Pulitzer Prize in Music jury recommended famed jazz composer Duke Ellington for their annual award.

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In 1965, the Pulitzer Prize in Music jury recommended famed jazz composer Duke Ellington for their annual award. But the Pulitzer Board denied the request —...

Derrick “D-Nice” Jones is not only a pillar of hip-hop but is continuing to steer pop culture.

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(NEW YORK, NY; July 5, 2022)—Carnegie Hall today announced a special one-night-only presentation of Club Quarantine Live on Thursday, August 4 at 8:00 p.m., featuring...

Jazz at Lincoln Center and Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis Tuesday proudly announce the organization’s 35th seaso

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Jazz at Lincoln Center and Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis Tuesday proudly announce the organization’s 35th season of concerts...

Ghanian superstar Kelvyn Boy sets his sight on a 2022 world take-over

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Internationally acclaimed, award-winning, Ghanian superstar Kelvyn Boy sets his sight on a 2022 world take-over as he prepares for his world tour kicking off this week...

Should rap lyrics be used as confessions in the courtroom?

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Should rap lyrics be used as confessions in the courtroom? Artists Young Thug, Post Malone, DJ Khaled, and 30,000+ petition signers don’t think so. Multiple artists...

Patti LaBelle will receive the Service to America Leadership Award

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Washington, D.C. – Award-winning entertainer, author and entrepreneur Patti LaBelle will receive the Service to America Leadership Award from the National...

ESSENCE Festival of Culture, the country’s largest festival based on per day attendance, is heating up its already star-studded

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(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ESSENCE Festival of Culture, the country’s largest festival based on per day attendance, is heating up its already star-...

Jamaica’s most prolific crooner Beres Hammond returns to NJPAC with his new tour on Saturday, August 13th, at 8 PM.

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(Newark- New Jersey, April 26, 2022) Jamaica’s most prolific crooner Beres Hammond returns to NJPAC with his new tour on Saturday, August 13th, at 8 PM. The Grammy-nominated...

92nd Street Y: The Marian Anderson String Quartet on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 7:30 pm ET at Buttenwieser Hall.

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New York, NY — April 18, 2022 — The 92nd Street Y, one of New York’s leading cultural venues, presents the Gateways Music...

conductor Anthony Parnther and bandleader Jon Batiste

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On Sunday April 24 at 3:00PM, the Gateways Music Festival Orchestra—comprised entirely of professional classical musicians of African descent—makes their...

Reggae group The Mighty Diamonds’ lead vocalist Donald “Tabby” Shaw, 67, has been killed

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Reggae group The Mighty Diamonds’ lead vocalist Donald “Tabby” Shaw, 67, has been killed in a drive-by shooting in Jamaica.

The shooting, which occurred...

‘The Women Of Def Jam’ paid homage to the musical legacy of Def Jam’s iconic female artists

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Beverly Hills, CA – Monday night in Los Angeles, Def Jam Record­ings - in partnership with LUCID Motors - hosted a special evening in celebration of Women’s History Month at...

South Africa’s Kwaito Music: New Language Of The Youth

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30 years on since Kwaito hit the streets of Soweto before spreading rapidly throughout South Africa, the music genre is sure to be the 'talk of town' for many years and...

Jazz at Lincoln Center announced today the 27th annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival,

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Returning to an in-person format for the first time since 2019, Jazz at Lincoln Center announced today the 27th annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band...

 Delvon Lamarr Organ

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February 11, 2022: Today, the Seattle-based soul-jazz groove-machine Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio released their new full length Cold As Weiss via Colemine Records. Cold As...

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