Jennifer Hudson Has A Boy
Written by Roger Friedman (Sentinel Wire Service) 13 August 2009
Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Has a BoyBy Roger FriedmanSentinel Wire Services It's official! Oscar winner and "American Idol" star Jennifer Hudson gave birth to a baby boy late yesterday. His name is ... read more >>
14th Annual Sweet & Hot Music Festival swings over Labor Day Weekend
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
Ernestine Anderson, "a blues legend."Hues Corporation. Their giant hit “Rock the Boat” is still being used todayPhotos by Prince Moore14th Annual Sweet & Hot Music Festival Swings Over ... read more >>
Jazz Vocalist Barbara Morrison’s 60th Birthday Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
Morrison on Stage with Carlos Santana Barbara Morrison Jazz Vocalist Barbara Morrison's 60th Birthday Celebration Jazz And Blues Party Set For Saturday, September 12th At John Anson Ford Theatre. Special ... read more >>
Norman Brown kicks-off three-day tribute to Wayman Tisdale at 22nd Long Beach Jazz Festival
Written by Lela Ward Oliver (Contributing Writer) 06 August 2009
 Norman BrownNorman Brown Kicks-off Three-day Tribute to Wayman Tisdale At 22nd Long Beach Jazz FestivalBy Lela Ward OliverSentinel Contributing Writer Grammy-Award winner Norman Brown makes being a ... read more >>
Lowrider Band Stands the Test of Time
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 06 August 2009
 Leader: Howard Scott, Driver: Chuck Barber, Shot Gun: Keith Vinet, Peace Sign: Lance Ellis, Standin: B/G Lee Oskar, White Hat: Harold Brown, Hat: BB Dickerson Lowrider Band Stands the Test of TimeBy ... read more >>
"An Evening of Jazz" to benefit orphaned children of Africa
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Dion FearonJazz, Jazz and more Jazz.  On August 2nd, 2009 Los Angeles Police Department Captain Ann E. Young, former NBA player turned NASCAR racer Derek Strong and Co-owner Erica Hill, the smoothest ... read more >>
RDA and DLBA Bring Eco-Conscious Funk Fest to Pine Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Charles WrightRDA and DLBA Bring Eco-Conscious Funk Fest to Pine Avenue On Saturday, Aug. 29, from noon until midnight, internationally recognized legends and local bands alike will lay down the funk along ... read more >>
KFC teams up with music icons in search of the next ‘Hitmaker’
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
David Banner MC Lyte KFC Teams Up With Music Icons In Search Of The Next ‘Hitmaker’ Popular KFC Hitmaker Song Contest Returns to Recognize Everyday Pride in Community Legendary lyricist ... read more >>
LeToya Luckett set to release ‘Lady Love’ CD
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Letoya Luckett Letoya Luckett set to release 'Lady Love' CDLeToya. A single name ringing a whole lot of bells. Though one month remains before her album hits stores, LeToya Luckett has already piled up ... read more >>
30th Long Beach Blues Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
30th Long Beach Blues Festival September 5 & 6 at Rainbow Lagoon ParkPerformances by Bobby Womack, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Mavis Staples and Funky Meters Bobby Womack, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Mavis Staples ... read more >>
'The Ultimate Summer Groove' August 7-9
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
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George Duke Live at Hollywood Bowl August 23rd
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
George Duke Live at Hollywood Bowl August 23rdGrammy Winning Keyboardist George Duke, an enduring figure in straight-ahead jazz, jazz fusion, R&B and funk since the 1960s, returns to the music forefront ... read more >>
Death Row Records Opens the Vault
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Death Row Records Opens the VaultThis, September 1, 2009, Wideawake Death Row Entertainment will finally open its vault and launch a Special Collectors Edition of music, video, interview and promotional ... read more >>
Teena Marie's 13th album pays tribute to Congo Square
Written by Kimberley Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 June 2009
New Orleans is rich with African American history and culture. Congo Square was the area in the city where the slaves were allowed, on Sundays, to dance and sing, shout and drum to their heart's content. ... read more >>
Aretha Returns
Written by Kimberley Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 June 2009
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"They came for Jazz"
Written by Michell D. Graham (Contributing Writer) 18 June 2009
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Anthony Hamilton brings church to Nokia Live
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 11 June 2009
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31st Annual Playboy Jazz Festival Artist Line-Up
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
31st Annual Playboy Jazz Festival Artist Line-Up(In order of appearance, subject to change)WHAT:  2009 Playboy Jazz Festival                                ... read more >>
Soul Singer Phil Perry Replaces The Late Wayman Tisdale In Norman Brown's Summer Storm
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Veteran soul singer/songwriter Phil Perry will join Norman Brown's Summer Storm at the upcoming Playboy Jazz Festival Saturday June 13th at the Hollywood Bowl, replacing popular recording artist and former ... read more >>
Smokey Robinson to be honored by ASCAP
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) will honor music legend Smokey Robinson with the prestigious ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Heritage Award during its 22nd Annual Rhythm & ... read more >>
Warren G Readies Sixth Studio Album With 2 Street Singles
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
West coast rapper Warren G is close to finishing his much-anticipated sixth studio outing, The G Files.The album is still a work in progress however; two new street singles are now in circulation. The ... read more >>
CSULA Student Afro-Latin Ensemble
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Students bring music theory, arranging skills, and history to life at Autry concertsGraduate music students from Cal State LA take the stage at the Autry National Center for two electrifying evenings of ... read more >>
Kingdom Records Signs the Whispers
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
Grammy-Winner Fred Hammond to Produce on Legendary R&B Group's First Gospel CDKingdom Records has signed the legendary R&B group, The Whispers, to record its' first gospel CD. Gospel star Fred ... read more >>
Mid-Los Angeles' Leimert Park Gets A New Music Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Opening June of 2009 The Mid-City Music Center will be opening its brand-new Music Series at the "The Gallery" with two Gala Inaugural Concerts the weekend of Friday, June 19 at 8p.m. and Sunday, June ... read more >>
Playboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
 The Los Angeles Mulit-School Jazz Band showcases their big band style at last years Payboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert in Watts at the Bradley Senior Center.             ... read more >>