Charlie “Bird” Parker

Charlie Parker Memorial KCParks.org
Friday night in The Jazz Room, Brian Miller plays Charlie “Bird” Parker. I’ll be there. Will you? Here’s his story. Very much worth watching. No show tonight as I’ve got some website clean up work to do. I’ll be back next week with 2 hours of jazz and international music. Enjoy! Talk to you next Wednesday. [...]

Time For A Facelift

Website Facelift Image
I’ve been thinking about a new look for quite some time and now that my Spotlight Series has been launched, I’m thinkin’ it’s Time For A Facelift. Stay tuned and be sure to bookmark the url for Voices From The Community. It’s a dot co don’tcha know. Enjoy! P.S. I’ll be back tomorrow to update the play [...]

Tenya Colemon In The Spotlight

Photo of Tenya Colemon Singing
Jazz Room Holiday Edition, Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Tonight’s show kicks off the Voices From The Community Spotlight Series and the first spotlight artist is jazz vocalist Tenya Colemon. When you listen to the interview, you’ll hear Tenya mention persistence multiple times, more specifically here’ [...]

In The Spotlight Returns

In The Spotlight Interview Series
Looks like I’m getting ready to make even more magic happen with a rework of my long ago blog series, In The Spotlight. I’m re-launching this series in audio form and I’m soooo ready to produce interviews with local, regional and international musicians who fit my current programming of jazz and international music. The fi [...]

One Of Those

Photo of Koala Bear
PlanetSave.com He or she is cute and all, but that photo basically depicts the feeling I had today. It was just One Of Those days! I do have a remedy for these kinds of things if you’re interested. Oh, you are? Great! Grab your favorite beverage, a mobile device, headphones, and a lawn chair. Google search Voices From The Community or t [...]

Freedom Summer Series

Freedom Summer Series Flyer
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation This Saturday, June 21st from 6-9pm, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation presents Freedom Summer Series featuring saxophonists Jeanette Harris and Jeff Kashiwa, with guest MC Tammy (The Jazz Diva) Greene. This is the first of three, with the next ones taking place on July 19th and August 16th. All per [...]

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