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Legendary Jazz Drummer Jimmy Cobb, Passes

By Ron Wynn The final surviving figure from Miles Davis’ legendary “Kind of Blue” session passed Sunday in New York City, Jimmy Cobb, one of the finest drummers able to effectively combine rhythmic ferocity and […]

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News One Presents Go-Go Documentary

By Ron Wynn TV One is getting various programs ready for the 2020 celebration of Black Music next month, and one of the scheduled documentaries will spotlight the sound of Washington D.C. “The Beat Don’t […]

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Trailblazing Little Richard Passes at 87

By Ron Wynn Whatever and however anyone chooses to define rock and roll, it’s clear Richard Penniman, AKA Little Richard, was one of its premier and most important architects. Little Richard, who died last week […]

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More Stars Added for Major Telecast

By Ron Wynn Another impressive list of big names was announced Tuesday for the global telecast “One World: Together At Home.” This two-hour special airing Saturday night at 7 p.m. CDT on multiple broadcast, cable […]

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Coronavirus Hits Jazz World

By Ron Wynn Like the rest of the world, the jazz universe has been hit very hard by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Since March 24, four prominent jazz greats have lost their lives due to the […]