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.
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,…
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
"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
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
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