Posts Tagged ‘Cassandra Wilson’

2009 Grammy Winners in the Jazz Category

Congratulation to the 2009 Grammy Winners in the Jazz category!! Contemporary Jazz Album: “Randy in Brasil,” Randy Brecker (MAMA Records) Jazz Vocal Album: “Loverly,” Cassandra Wilson (Blue Note) Jazz Instrumental Solo: “BE-BOP,” Terence Blanchard, soloist; track from “Live at the 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival” (Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary All-Stars) (Monterey Jazz Festival Records) Jazz […]

Music for your soul…

Ledisi will be performing with Oakland East Symphony on Friday, July 4 at 7:45pm at Jack London Square in Oakland. She will also be signing albums on Saturday, July 5 at 1pm at the Rasputin Music in Berkeley. My letter to the editor in the St. Louis Riverfront Times voicing the importance of the independent […]

Flashback Friday – Cassandra Wilson “Blue Skies”

I figured since I have been featuring some heavyweight jazz this week, I would stay in the same lane for our flashback. The year was 1989. I had moved out of my parent’s house and into my first apartment. It was Labor Day weekend and I had gone to the annual Chicago Jazz Festival and […]