Something New…

6 years ago it was a start of a staggered blog site just waiting to be filled. Now it has a purpose…to reconnect Jazz with it’s first love. I fell in love with a genre that has evolved out of the sorrows of slavery and predated the times of slave ships on the African plains. […]

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Melody on Mondays #14

The RH factor was one of my first encounters with a fusion of hip-hop, soul and jazz. I didn’t think it had been done until then but that for me that opened my ears to a new dimension. In honour of his great concert at the Jazz Cafe last week and his birthday, this week’s […]

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Melody on Mondays #13

Psalm 46:10 – Be still and know that I am God It’s refreshing to hear God telling you at a busy time in your life to be still.

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A Great Day In Harlem

In honour of world photo day, the most iconic photograph taken back when Jazz was heard in every street corner in New York. Harlem 1958 was taken by Art Kane and featured in 1959 edition

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Gregory Porter

Keep working on your dream and don’t stop. Do it for the music – Gregory Porter [image: FRANCO P TETTAMANTI PICTURES]

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Melody on Mondays #12

It was a conversation I dared not partake in but simply stood and… listened. I am struck again by his mature sound which has depth beyond his past.

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