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KTSU REMARKABLE WOMEN OF JAZZ: BLANCHE CALLOWAY

KTSU REMARKABLE WOMEN OF JAZZ: BLANCHE CALLOWAY

| June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

An Introduction to Women in Early Jazz BLANCHE CALLOWAY (1904-1978) – Jazz Pioneer Singer Blanche Calloway was very much overshadowed by her brother Cab Calloway’s superstadom. She was very successful in the early 1930s when she fronted her own band that consisted mostly of guys from the Andy Kirk band. Blanche Calloway put together some […]

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NPR: A DIY Guide To The History Of Women In Jazz

NPR: A DIY Guide To The History Of Women In Jazz

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Trombonist and arranger Melba Liston is one of the women featured in a new documentary about female instrumentalists in jazz, The Girls in the Band. Carol Comer & Diane Gregg/Courtesy of the artist New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has issued a proclamation declaring Friday “Women in Jazz Day” — an attempt at cultural […]

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Hot New Releases in New School R&B Albums

Hot New Releases in New School R&B Albums

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

1. IV Play (Explicit Deluxe Version) The-Dream | Format: MP3 Music 2. Baby Caught The Bus Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes | 3. Side Effects of You [Explicit] Fantasia | 4. Body Party Ciara | 5. Fine China Chris Brown | 6. IV Play (Explicit Version) The-Dream | 7. Sing To the Moon Laura […]

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“The Rite of Spring: Pt. I: Adoration Of The Earth: Spring Rounds”

“The Rite of Spring: Pt. I: Adoration Of The Earth: Spring Rounds”

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

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