Posts tagged Jazz In And Around Charlotte

Great To Be Back

Cassette Tape photo of Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Berthold Auerbach

Yes indeed! Yes indeed! That’s why it feels so good to be back behind the mic delivering up two hours of jazz and international music here on Voices From The Community. It was time to get rid of some dust that was one, making me sneeze and two, getting too heavy to wear. Life is […]

Beat The Drum

A Matsuriza Taiko Drummer

Beat The Drum to celebrate, inspire excitement or to mark the edge of a villages territory. There’s an African drum called The Djembe used ceremonial and it dates back to 500 A.D.. The Taiko drum, believed to be introduced between 300-900 CE,¬†was considered a practical tool with military use that included coded messages sent over […]

Who Fathered Radio?

Zazzle.com Image of the National Radio Day Stamp

It’s National Radio Day again and I have one question. Did you listen to the radio today? I stopped turning on my car radio several years ago because of repetitive playing by multiple commercial stations. It wasn’t until I got close to a city that had jazz or a college station that played an eclectic […]

Walk On The Grass

Photo of a Red Mushroom

Sometimes you just gotta take a break and Walk On The Grass. Whoa Nelly! July had one speed, FAST. Nearly got whiplash with all that activity. Had to sit my little butt down for a minute. Not only did I take time to discover this little beauty during a four mile walk, I took in […]

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 […]

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