Steven Williams appointed to Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods North America
PepsiCo, Inc. announced that Steven Williams, currently senior vice president and chief commercial officer for Frito-Lay’s U.S....
Howard University Rises in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Graduate School Rankings
Howard University’s graduate programs in social work, business, education, and law increased in the annual national rankings...
Black Restaurant Week Serves Up Cuisine And Cocktails
Enticing foodies across the nation with the soulful flavors and tantalizing aromas of Pan-African cuisine, Black Restaurant Week...
Kendrick Scott Oracle makes Blue Note debut with “We Are the Drum”
On September 25, Kendrick Scott Oracle will release We Are The Drum, the remarkable Blue Note debut of a band founded by drummer Kendrick Scott who over the last decade has powered groups led by Terence Blanchard, Herbie Hancock, Charles Lloyd, Kurt Rosenwinkel & Kurt Elling, as well as the Blue... Read more
Zakiya Hooker, Serenades “Live” and “In The Mood” With Jazzy New Music Release
Blues legend John Lee Hooker is best remembered for his iconic hits, “Boom, Boom” and “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer.” But perhaps his greatest legacy is found in the seductively supple vocal stylings of his daughter, the jazz-inflected, bluesy recording artist,Zakiya Hooker. Zakiya last showcased her brand of... Read more
Terence Blanchard announces new album “Breathless” out May 26
Multiple Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard is set to release his new album Breathless May 26 on Blue Note Records. With his new quintet, The E-Collective, Blanchard journeys into an exciting zone of grooved fusion teeming with funk, R&B and blues colors. The album is a statement piece with the... Read more
JAZZ IN THE GARDENS CELEBRATES 10TH YEAR WITH WORLD CLASS LINEUP
The City of Miami Gardens is proud to announce the first round of artists for the 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival at Sun Life Stadium. The three-day weekend festival on March 20th to 22nd, 2015 will feature artists Maxwell, Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, Men of Soul’s Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson and Freddie Jackson, and Brian Culbertson.... Read more
Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald to Headline “The Jazz Fest Show” Photo Exhibit by Photographer Steven Forster
Celebrating the arrival of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Angela King Gallery will present “The Jazz Fest Show” an exhibit by award-winning New Orleans photographer Steven Forster. Forster will show 15 archival black and white photos from his vault, including iconic images of: Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles... Read more