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Songs We Love: Keyon Harrold, 'Stay This Way (Feat. Bilal & Big K.R.I.T.)'

There is a sense of pensive melancholy as the wail of Keyon Harrold's trumpet pushes its way past the Hitchcock-esque piano that sets the tone for "Stay This Way." With Philadelphia singer Bilal and Southern rapper Big K.R.I.T. contributing vocals, the song asks if euphoric moments are meant to last, or if they're naturally fleeting. Near the beginning of the track, Bilal sings almost waveringly: Times like this Shine like golden Carry on I love you Nights of bliss And as time Unfolds Into an...

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It has been 30 years since Harry Connick, Jr. became an improbable pop star, on the basis of a movie soundtrack that just happened to put many of his best features on display. If you know Connick at all, you might remember that album, When Harry Met Sally..., as some kind of watershed: a burnished vision of New York sophistication that renewed the American songbook for a dashing new cohort.

Jazz musicians have always spoken their mind in the face of injustice: think of Louis Armstrong and Charles Mingus voicing two different, equally courageous responses to the fight over Little Rock school integration, or the searing power Billie Holiday brought to "Strange Fruit" (and the price she paid).

Jazz Night In America: A Holiday Celebration

Dec 10, 2019

To ring in the season, Jazz Night in America brings you Big Band Holidays, a concert featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Together, they perform holiday classics from band's past five seasons, featuring fresh arrangements and entertaining storytelling, recorded live from Rose Theater in New York.

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WSSB's "In The Room"

July 2019| D'Andre Brothers - It's  summertime and Angela Clark is giving us 'Fever' In the Room!

March 2019 | D'Andre Brothers -- Keeping his hand in the jazz pot, multi-talented bassist, Woody Lingle is live and In The Room!

Dre Brothers

Februrary 2018 | D'Andre Brothers - One of the most highly regarded trombonist of his generation, Ron Westray continues his love, passion, and insight on jazz, while showcasing his dynamic style on the trombone. Ron Westray is In The Room!

Charlton Singleton performs his composition entitled "Crossroads" in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre.

Conversations with International Jazz Trumpeter Charlton Singleton.

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Fall Compilation

16 hours ago

Fiona Ritchie says there is so much great new music she feels as if it all goes by too fast. So, Fiona will loop back around to feature some more tracks from recent releases, featuring Bill Jones, Sara Grey, Lorraine Jordan and Lissa Schneckenburger.

This past September, the 20th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference featured a broad range of showcases from diverse musicians across alt-country, roots-rock, bluegrass, R&B, blues, folk and the singer-songwriter genre.

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