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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Douye': Daddy Said So

Read "Daddy Said So" reviewed by Jim Worsley

Daddy Said So, and clearly father knows best. Raised with the epic jazz renderings of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne and Etta James, Douye' harkens back to a jazz era rich with elegance and timbre. Her silky and deliciously subdued voice pulsates through a set list of choice jazz standards. With quiet intensity Douye' whispers ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

The Devil and Gil Scott-Heron

Read "The Devil and Gil Scott-Heron" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

Live long enough and you'll either be disappointed by your heroes or you'll bury them.

Did I say “heroes"? Sorry. I meant to say Gil Scott-Heron wasn't my hero. He was an innovator, a trailblazer, a pioneer and an inspiration, but he wasn't my hero.

He was just one of the coolest brothers I ...