This one-hour radio special is produced by The Prince Estate to celebrate the release of the new album, “Welcome 2 America.” For the first time, a complete unreleased album is being issued from Prince’s vault. Over the next hour, we’re going to go deep on “The Story of Welcome 2 America,” a political and poignant album that Prince… Read More »
By Ricardo Burke Pianist Kevin Harris states emphatically that his family shaped who he is. Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, he was surrounded by lots of great teachers in his family and his mom always had Motown on the record player: Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops, Gladys Knight and the Pips. His first instrument was the trumpet,… Read More »
By Ricardo Burke Born in Cuba to a family living in the middle of Old Havana, Camila Cortina was prepared to receive a formal music education at a young age. It is no wonder she gained admission to a highly competitive arts program by the time she was six. Her mother and father, academics who were educated in… Read More »
By Ricardo Burke During his formative years, saxophonist/vocalist/spoken word artist Tim Hall benefited significantly from a supportive family life, high-level community music institutions, and well-established middle and high school arts programs. All of these contributed to his early decision to pursue a career as a performer. While these elements were crucial, Hall attributes much of his success to… Read More »
Tessil Collins talks with Adrian Younge of The Midnight Hour about the group and tour. The Midnight Hour will perform one show in Boston at Scullers Jazz Club Friday September 27th at 8 pm.
Lisa Fischer is a singer who really gets around. Her life is an endless round of planes, trains, and automobiles, rehearsals and fittings. On tour with the Rolling Stones, Sting, Chris Botti or Nine Inch Nails, her name may not be on the marquee, but she doesn’t care. She’s busy loving every minute of it. It’s easy to… Read More »