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Article: Book Review

Idris Muhammad with Britt Alexander: Inside The Music – The Life of Idris Muhammad

Read "Idris Muhammad with Britt Alexander: Inside The Music – The Life of Idris Muhammad" reviewed by Dave Wayne


Inside the Music: The Life of Idris Muhammad Idris Muhammad with Britt Alexander 235 pages ISBN: 978-1-4691-9216-1 XLibris Corporation 2012 In popular music, particularly before musicians' credit listings became the norm on records, drummers --and really all rhythm section stalwarts--worked in obscurity no matter how brilliant their playing was. ...

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Article: Interview

Marcus Belgrave: Preserver of Jazz

Read "Marcus Belgrave: Preserver of Jazz" reviewed by Shannon J. Effinger


If you trace the careers of many of today's jazz artists, you'll discover that they all converge around one man--trumpeter Marcus Belgrave. He gave Karriem Riggins his very first drum set. Ray Parker, Jr. got his first gig thanks to him. He even took a then 15- year-old James Carter to Europe for the first time. ...

News: Performance / Tour

The Holmes Brothers to Perform in Schwenksville at Philly Folk Fest

The Holmes Brothers - bassist/vocalist Sherman Holmes, his brother, guitarist/vocalist Wendell Holmes, and drummer/vocalist Popsy Dixon - will give a live performance at the Philadelphia Folk Festival in Schwenksville on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, 2012. The trio will play songs from their latest CD, Feed My Soul. Feed My Soul features the band's ...


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