Jazz

RoyalAlbertHall.com

Variety Playhouse presents an evening of Jazz with the one and only Kamasi Washington on Friday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m. Born into a musical family, Kamasi began playing saxophone at the age of 13, later attending the prestigious Hamilton High School of Music followed by UCLA. He has toured and recorded with the likes of Snoop Dogg, Rapahel Saadiq, Kendrick Lamar, Gerald Wilson, Lauryn Hill, Mos Def, Harvey Mason and Chaka Khan, to name a few. 

Grammys.com

And the nominees are...

Congratulations goes out to a number of our favorite jazz artists who received Grammy Award nominations this week. The highly anticipated list was announced on CBS Tuesday morning and includes Jazzmeia Horne, Christian McBride, Fred Hersch, Billy Childs and many more. 

RayCornelius.com

This week’s #UPFRONT features one-on-one interviews with NAACP Image Award nominated singer/songwriter—-MAJOR. The Billboard Chart topping vocalist gave me an exclusive interview regarding his music, his recent tour with Kirk Franklin and Ledisi and his Soul Train Awards performance. 

Check out the November 18 edition of "UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry." My special guests included award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson Jr., who stopped by to chat about his new Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Documentary, "Tell Them We Are Rising." The project puts a spotlight on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and their relevance to American society and culture. The film will debut during Black History Month on February 19, 2018. 

Join WCLK's Mark Angel for an evening of classic jazz at Clayton State's Spivey Hall on Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will featuring The Kenny Barron Trio.  

The Los Angeles Times calls Barron “One of the top jazz pianists in the world." He has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms. The National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master makes a welcome return to Spivey Hall following his critically acclaimed Trio release, Book of Intuition.

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