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March Forth for Freedom!



Max Parthas and his partner Tribal Raine are two internationally known and established artists with over 10+ years in the Spoken Word industry and 20+ years in entertainment as headline artists performing alongside prominent poets such as Amiri Baraka, The Last Poets, Abyss, Nappy Roots, Georgia ME, Queen Sheba, Tommy Bottoms and many more.



"Prysmatic Dreams has dedicated…

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Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on January 13, 2010 at 1:52pm — 1 Comment

My Pick For This Holiday Season! Blessings to You and Yours!

This show is almost 4 hours long and it is full of holiday cheer!



I am listening now to my friend Clayton Corley and invite you to join me!



The Holiday Season is upon us and Spotlight On Jazz And Poetry's jazzy holiday vibe is in full effect. This program features some of the legends and soon to be legendary artists of jazz sharing their holiday fare. Wynton Marsalis, Vince Guaraldi, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday,…
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Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on December 22, 2009 at 1:16am — 1 Comment

"The Colors of Music" - Show #4 - The Original Lowriders - AKA WAR, The Fifth Dimension, The Supremes!

Join us December 3rd as I play my own selections from music groups we have grown to love, these are our very own ColoredPeople.net members:



The Original Lowriders AKA WAR (Chuk Barber - Percussionist/Singer)

In 1997, Chukinho as he is known by close friends, was called up to the “Big… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on November 24, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Antoine Smith - An inspiring and Talented 17 Year Young Man!

Antoine Smith - November 19 @ BlogTalkRadio.com/ColoredPeople 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern





Antoine Smith



Antoine Christopher Smith was born on August 1, 1992 in Euclid, Ohio.



He comes from a wide range of family history in music that once indulged very heavily in local bands as musicians, singers, dancers, composers, managers, and… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on November 18, 2009 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Pop-Pop's Garden is adorable and a great gift

Ever since I saw Lydell's work I have been a fan of his illustrations. I love the bold, vibrant colors and of course we are all blessed to have ALL of his talent here at LivingLegacy.



He has been blessed with great insight on life, family, friendship and God's Word.



I wanted to have a piece of art and my daughter a beautiful book by someone I appreciate and Pop-Pop's Garden is more than a children's book.



I was blessed by everything!



The love… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on November 4, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

What Were Some of Your Memories of the 70's Music?

What were your memories of the 70's?



I was born in Brazil in 1966.



In the early 70's I attended the American School of Brasilia, Brazil and was exposed to Led Zeppelin, AC DC, Kiss, etc... , however, I had an uncle who listened to Jazz and I will never forget when I first heard Billie Holidays' voice. It enveloped me and I was smitten.



There were a few records I had as a 10 year old and I remember The Commodores' "Easy", 1977 and 1978 "Three Times a Lady" song… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on October 18, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

What are your thoughts on Blaxploitation films?



According to Wikipedia.org, Blaxploitation is a film genre that emerged in the United States in the early 1970s when many exploitation films were made that targeted the urban black audience; the word itself is a portmanteau of the words "black" and "exploitation." Blaxploitation films were the first to feature soundtracks of funk and soul music. These films starred primarily black actors.



Variety magazine credited Sweet Sweetback's… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on October 14, 2009 at 8:30pm — 15 Comments

Joe Agu - Keeping Traditions Alive - AfroRhythms.com

AfroRhythms.com



Born and raised in Enugu, Enugu State Nigeria, Joe is an experienced ethnomusicologist of Afro music and musical instruments.



Arriving in the United States in 1978, his formal education in business and engineering sciences helped him merge his love of ethnic culture and music with manufacturing and business.



In 1994, Joseph Agu, founded… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on October 12, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Colors of Music - BlogTalkRadio Music Show #3

Join us and enjoy beautiful music by our talented members and we are excited and honored for having our show simulcast at WDKKRADIO.com for the first time!



Kathy Yolanda Rice



She studied piano at age 6 and began formal voice training at age 12. After graduating from Alabama A & M University in… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on September 29, 2009 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Dr. J LanYe' - All About Classical Music - Talented ColoredPeople.net Member



Dr. J LanYe' was a child prodigy who is now a seasoned classical voice/piano recitalist-lecturer, orchestral conductor, choral director and multi-genre music composer.



She is a black classical music specialist with particular emphasis on the 18Th and 19Th century "American Negro Spirituals" and their relationship with the "Underground Railroad," and the classical music/musicians of the 20Th century " Harlem Renaissance."… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on September 14, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

Christopher Batten - A Lifetime of Colors

Christopher Batten - A Lifetime of Colors



Christopher Batten was born and raised in Detroit, MI.



Chris was influenced by his talented family, including his father, and began drawing at the tender age of four.



In middle school his teachers cultivated his talents when he was exposed to various techniques including opaque painting which helped prepare him for a rigorous High School Art Program.… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on July 23, 2009 at 1:35pm — No Comments

The Colors Of Music - #2 (July 16 - 7pm PST/10pm EST) - Artist Profiles

We are proud to present our second music show featuring our talented ColoredPeople.net artists:



Dj Gary T Hosts "The Dusties Party" on Thursday's from 9pm-12am EST. The Dusties Party spins the best and rarest of Soul, Funk, Jazz, and Blues. The best 3-hour party happening on this side of the airwaves. Gary and Mario hosted a tribute to the late Michael Jackson and we will… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on July 16, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Tribute to Huey Long (1904 - 2009) - The last original member of the "Ink Spots"

Photo courtesy of inkspotsmuseum.com



We are honored to have Anita Long as a member of our ColoredPeople network. She is Huey Long's Daughter and the Ink Spot's Museum's curator. Anita invites you to attend a Tribute to her father at the museum on August 1, 2009.



Huey Long was a native of Sealy, Texas and enjoyed playing the Ukulele. In 1925 he was shining shoes… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on July 1, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

Quwwa Davis - The Art Through His Eyes (Win an Original Painting !!)

Quwwa Davis is the youngest of three children and is a life-long resident of Dallas, Tx. As a child, art to him was coloring books and wheels, and the most important rule was to stay within the lines to keep it neat!



Growing up as a teenager he was mostly involved in playing sports and music and in high school, visual art was more of taking some art classes and doing certain projects.



As time went by, he was able to mesh… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on June 6, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Colors Of Music - Debut Show (June 4 @ 8pm Pacific) - Artist Profiles

Our Very Own Talented Artists Bring to our BlogTalkRadio Show Beautiful Music!



Diva Joan Cartwright - DivaJC is the founder of Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc. She is a Jazz and Blues singer, composer, author and educator. She has toured five continents and 15 countries.



ColoredPeople.net BlogTalkRadio Show host,… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on June 2, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments

James E. St.Clair - An Award Winning Artist



James E. St.Clair (aka The Artist Saint) is an award winning South Carolina Low Country artist. Many of his paintings depict the rich heritage and culture of the Low Country and the Sea Islands. Steeped in history, Saint’s visual stories tell tales of work, humor and adventure.



He primarily paints with acrylics on many surfaces, including canvas, paper, clayboard,… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on April 7, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Hassan Khan - From Positive Vibrations to Chicago Legends



I had the priviledge of meeting Hassan in the mid 80's when I lived in Hollywood, California and as fate has it, our paths crossed again.



He now lives in Chicago and has been there since the late 80's, but Hassan's history goes back to the mid 60's when this master bass player, at the time in his teens, was playing with "The First Family of Soul", The Five Stairsteps, best known for their 70's song "O-o-h Child", and in the early 70's… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on April 7, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Lamonte McLemore - A Perfect Composition

Lamonte McLemore is the creator of the legendary five time Grammy Award winning vocal group, The Fifth Dimension.



He was born in St. Louis, Mo. under the zodiac sign of Virgo. As one of four children, he only dreamed of playing baseball and pitching for the Cardinals was the fastest way he knew to escape the poverty.



"Maybe even try my other fascination, the art of photography... I was lucky enough early in my career to photograph models for Harper's Bazaar in Los… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on April 7, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Phil Guy & The Chicago Machine

By Dave "Doc" Piltz and Ray Stiles

(Excerpt from their post)





"I imagine that one of the toughest things in a person's life would be to have a sibling who possesses similar talents but who, for whatever reason, has achieved greater fame. As an athlete, imagine being the brother of Hank Aaron (Tommie), Joe DiMaggio (Dominic) or George Brett (Ken). No matter how good any of the brothers ever were at the sport of… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on April 4, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Legendary "The Ink Spots" - Huey Long (Last Living Member)





The Ink Spots - If I Didn't Care



The Ink Spots Museum website - Be sure to visit the website featuring Huey Long, the 104 year old last living member of historic 1930's vocal group which helped build a foundation for the future of Rhythm and Blues. We are honored to have… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on March 28, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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