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Celebrate Black Music Month at Your Library!
June is African American Music Appreciation Month! Created by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, this month celebrates the African-American musical influences that comprise an important part of our nation's treasured cultural heritage. Formerly called National Black Music Month, this celebration of African American musical contributions is reestablished annually by presidential proclamation.
Jazz Roundtable@Eastover for all ages -- An informal introduction to jazz and its style with music/cd sharing. Hosted by jazz vocalist and Richland Library Literary Resident Eboniramm. 3 p.m., Saturday, June 29, Richland Library Eastover.
**Join us for a special Name That Tune: Jazz edition before the program at 2:30p.m. Name that sound, tune or song. Get the most points & win a prize!
Wynton Marsalis brings you this self-curated collection for The Music of America series. This 2-CD set blends the diverse musical languages that personify this unique American more...
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Wynton Marsalis brings you this self-curated collection for The Music of America series. This 2-CD set blends the diverse musical languages that personify this unique American artist and composer. The compositions are performed by a diverse group of musicians including the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orion String Quartet, musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and members of The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra in various configurations. Speaking through the voice of a bluesm an, parishioner, sophisticate, slave, griotor philosopher, Marsalis bring an eye of a musical historian as he takes us through a musical journey of some of his most outstanding works. This collection truly personifies Marsalis as the formidable trumpet player, the world-class composer and an extraordinary contributor to The Music of America. less...
This 12-track album features titles by stand-out contemporary artists such as Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, Norman Brown, Jessy J, Peter White, and more. Selected ex more...
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This 12-track album features titles by stand-out contemporary artists such as Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, Norman Brown, Jessy J, Peter White, and more. Selected exclusively from albums that have claimed the top half-dozen slots on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, this release brings together, in one collection, some of the most in-the-pocket recordings in smooth jazz today. From the irresistible, funky shuffle feel of Dave Koz s chart-topping Anything s Possible to the driving, Latin-spiced rhythms of Jessy J s Hot Sauce, Smooth Jazz Hits: Ultimate Grooves, quite simply, features the top artists in smooth jazz in their most grooving tracks. less...
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