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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Stayve Jerome Thomas , better known as Slim Thug, Boss Hogg, or Thug Boss, is a Houston rapper who gained national mainstream success for his his early contribution to the popular single from another Houston rapper Mike Jones, “Still Tippin’”. Since then he has been on the Billboard 200 albums chart multiple times with his […]
Hubert Laws is one of the very few to specialize on the flute in jazz, using it as his primary axe, and in doing so he has become the premier musician on the instrument. In three decades of playing, he has also mastered pop, rhythm-and-blues, and classical genres.
Purpose of The National Convention The Annual Convention of the Association shall establish policies and programs of action for the ensuing year. all actions of the Convention on questions of policy and programs, which are not contrary to the Constitution, shall be binding on the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, the Officers and […]