Monthly Archives: November 2011

Young Artists Residency in Cleveland

Dominick Farinacci About 15 years ago my old friend, pianist-educator Eric Gould invited me to speak to his students at a Saturday morning music education program at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C). When I arrived the students were running down a … Continue reading

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Ain’t But a Few of Us: Lofton Emenari lll

Ain’t But a Few of Us… – Black music writers tell their story. by Lofton A. Emenari, III – Part 1 Many years ago I learned that being a so-called “Black” writer on jazz music would be an enriching but … Continue reading

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#4 The Poetry of Walter Bishop, Jr.

Thelonious and the Keyboard Bugs by Walter Bishop, Jr. Picture if you may: The scene was Harlem of an earlier day. Bugs and roaches crawling up and down keyboards The whites, the blacks, In and out of the cracks. Check … Continue reading

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Benny Golson on the value of an interview

In our ongoing series of dialogues with artists on their expectations of music critics & journalists, and the publications they write for, NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson – one of the more thoughtful people in this music – weighed in … Continue reading

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Pop star comes through for the Artists Collective

NEWS Artists Collective, Inc. 1200 Albany Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut 06112 (860) 527-3205 For Immediate Release Contact: Melonae’ McLean November 3, 2011 ARTISTS COLLECTIVE RECEIVES DONATION FROM JOSH GROBAN’S FIND YOUR LIGHT FOUNDATION ARTIST COLLECTIVE FOUNDERS JACKIE & DOLLIE MCLEAN Groban … Continue reading

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