Musician, composer, bandleader and educator Dr. Pascal Bokar Thiam has published a revised edition of the book, “From Timbuktu to the Mississippi Delta: How West African Standards of Aesthetics Shaped the Music of the [...]
Reeling on the huge success of her single “3xKrazy” this past year, songstress Netta Brielle has released a new project in which she shares her deepest emotions with fans.
Courtesy of the L.A. Philharmonic At the age of 70, with more than a half-century of innovation behind him, Chucho Valdés would be forgiven if he chose to sit back and relax.
Blues pianist Katie Webster contributed to countless records by the likes of Slim Harpo, Lazy Lester and Lightnin’ Slim, and recorded some of her own featuring her robust contralto pipes.
The Recordings and Musical Editions Company (EGREM by its Spanish acronym) and Sony Music Entertainment contracts in Havana, Cuba for large-scale international distribution of Cuban music, including the catalog of this national label.
Hip Hop TV is designed to serve as a unique platform that represents hip-hop culture and fills a long-existing gap. “Our platform is important because we are giving a voice to indie Hip Hop artists [...]
The Alameda County Arts Commission is recognizing six local artists for their outstanding achievements and contributions impacting the arts community and residents of Alameda County. Nominations for the Arts Leadership Awards Program were submitted [...]
When Odia Coates’ pastor at Prayer Garden Church of God in Christ in San Jose learned in 1966 that she was singing in nightclubs, he promptly kicked her out of the choir.
Four Seasons Arts, one of the oldest music series in the Bay Area, is announcing its new season. Harpist Ann Hobson Pilot and Kelly Hall-Tompkins will open the season on Oct. 10 at [...]
Bang. That’s all it takes to snuff out a life. One bang, though there are usually more before someone is dead: Freddie Gray, Michael Brown, Tamar Rice, Jonathan Ferrell, how did we get to [...]