Tag: Music

Celebrating Nat King Cole’s 100th Birthday

Subject Celebration; Birthday; Nat King Cole Description Nat King Cole was a musical trailblazer, activist, and undeniably unique. He sold more than nine million records in his lifetime and won numerous awards, including a Grammy and Golden Globe. Creator Bob Merlis Source https://nmaahc.si.edu/blog-post/celebrating-nat-king-coles-100th-birthday?fbclid=IwAR2tKrZo6IzlAOIIATYwt6s0K21LqBFh6sFZ7xgtL1-ES6QRTe8A027OVgE Publisher nmaahc.si.edu File

‘I Never Had To Go Past My Front Door for a Role Model’: Charley Pride’s Son Speaks About Father’s Legacy

Subject Legacy; Charley Pride; Country Music Description Charley Pride, some know him as one of the greatest country artists of all time. Creator Alex Corradetti Source https://www.wkrn.com/tennessee-225/i-never-had-to-go-past-my-front-door-for-a-role-model-charley-prides-son-speaks-about-fathers-legacy/ Publisher wkrn.com File

TSU Alum Who Designed, Constructed National Museum of African American Music Continues As Industry Trailblazer, Promotes Student Success by Giving Back

Subject Architect, Construction, TSU Alum Description When Don Hardin drives by the National Museum of African American Music, the Tennessee State University alum can’t help but smile proudly. That’s because the firm he owns managed the design and construction of the facility, and he credits TSU with giving […]

Listening to the Joy in James Baldwin’s Record Collection

Subject Hope For New Generation Of Writers Description Curator Ikechúkwú Onyewuenyi hopes to rouse a new generation of writers with “Chez Baldwin,” a 32-hour-long Spotify playlist based on Baldwin’s vinyl record collection. Creator Valentina Di Liscia Source https://hyperallergic.com/606491/listening-to-the-joy-in-james-baldwins-record-collection/ Publisher hyperallergic.com File

Donny Hathaway’s “This Christmas” Gets an Animated Video to Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary

Subject Music; Classics; Christmas Description The 50th anniversary of the late Donny Hathaway’s timeless classic holiday song “This Christmas” is being celebrated uniquely. Creator youknowigotsoul.com Source https://youknowigotsoul.com/donny-hathaways-this-christmas-gets-an-animated-video-to-celebrate-its-50th-anniversary Publisher youknowigotsoul.com File

New Releases from Sonny Rollins and Charles Mingus Reveal Crucial Conceptions of Political Art

Subject Great Jazz Musicians Description Jazz and the civil-rights movement were closely intertwined. Two musicians whose work was at the forefront of this intersection, Sonny Rollins and Charles Mingus, have new releases this month of rediscovered concert and radio performances that relate to the struggle—one symbolically, one explicitly. […]

Don Hardin Spearheads the Construction of the National Museum of African American Music

Subject Museums; Music; History; Nashville,TN; Description The opening of the National Museum of African American Music is scheduled to take place this Labor Day Weekend in the heart of downtown Nashville, TN. Creator Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton Source https://www.blackenterprise.com/don-hardin-spearheads-the-construction-of-the-national-museum-of-african-american-music/ Publisher blackenterprise.com File

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