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Elan Trotman’s Fourth Annual Barbados Jazz Excursion 2017

An Excursion to paradise with a purpose Soul-jazz saxman Elan Trotman will host his fourth annual Barbados Jazz Excursion with a festival lineup featuring Will Downing, Norman Brown, Alison Hinds, Marion Meadows, Brian Simpson, Jeanette Harris and Julian Vaughn. BOSTON (11 May 2017): Bigger but simpler. That’s the mandate soul-jazz saxophonist Elan Trotman adopted for his flourishing music festival and benefit golf tournament in his native Barbados. Festivalgoers that flock to the ...

Jazz Legacy Foundation 5th Annual Gala Weekend

The Jazz Legacy Foundation is all about preserving the idea of Jazz music.  They do this by sponsoring educational programs, creative arts, leadership development, workshops and community partnerships.  For example, they have a Celebrity Golf Tournament which supports Jazz and music education.  They also have an Instruments for Change program that provides musical instruments for young people who would not otherwise have the opportunity to obtain them. This is some good work.  Something ...

Stephanie Mills in Concert Feb-June 2017

When I think of Stephanie Mills, I think of an artist that can bring it.  When I say bring it, I mean the different musical stylings.  I mean, who else can seamlessly move through a top disco song, Never Knew Love Like This Before, and perform a classic R&B track, Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel).  It doesn't stop there.  She can break it down and sing an all time slow jam, I Feel Good Al Over, and to top it off, she can pull from one of her BROADWAY stage songs, and take it ...

Will Downing Concert Dates

On the heels of Black Pearls, the album that was released earlier this year, Will Downing has some live dates coming up through December.  The soul crooner will also have some special guests.  Najee will be on the bill for six dates.  Chante Moore and Alex Bugnon will join Downing for a special performance in Charlotte. Will has been making music for 25 years.  It sure does not seem that long, but I actually do not remember a year when Will did not have any new music.  He is also ...