Oakland-bred artist “Kingdom the Crown”, 23, has a powerful and descriptive message of the passage through slavery, from Africa to the modern African-American life. Tall, dark, and poetic, Kingdom brings a much needed voice into [...]
By Barbara Fluhrer “Paul Robeson continues to be largely ignored in American test books and history,” says baritone Autris Paige. “He was an athlete, held a law degree, acted in Shakespearean and Broadway [...]
Terrance Kelly – who has been director of the multi-racial interracial Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir for the past 29 years, as well as choir director at Imani Community Church for 18 years – credits his [...]
The Baron Arnold Quintet will appear Sunday, Jan. 18, 5 p.m., at the Soundroom, 2147 Broadway in Oakland. Baron Arnold, a newcomer to the Berlin, Germany music scene, has quickly established himself as a [...]
Brenda Vaughn – renowned singer, voce coach, manager and booking agent – is returning to Geoffrey’s Inner Circle after working for a number of years in Taiwan and Singapore and other cities in Europe and [...]
Saxophonist Steve Coleman, whose quintet performed last Sunday at SFJazz in San Francisco, was honored recently with a MacArthur Fellow, an award presented to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in [...]
SMA Entertainment LLC presents “A Smooth Jazz Concert” featuring Eric Darius and Friends on Sunday, December 14 at 5 p.m. at Hutchins Street Square, 125 S. Hutchins Street in Lodi.
In response to the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by a white Ferguson police officer that has sparked protests across the nation, Robert “Fleetwood” Bowden recently released his single “Wat U Xpect” with [...]
Schroeder Hall captured the limelight this past weekend as its opening marked the newest chapter in the Green Music Center story.
Waterfront Warehouse Amphitheatre and Nena’s Mexican Restaurant will hosts the outdoor celebration for the Latin Magic Band’s 25th Anniversary on Saturday, September 20th at Waterfront Warehouse Amphitheatre, 445 W. Weber Avenue.