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An interview with jazz veteran Billy Cobham

An interview with jazz veteran Billy Cobham

Sep. 27 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Billy CobhamPhoto courtesy of publicist Nancy Balik   According to www.whosampled.com, Billy Cobham’s music has been sampled over 40 times, including two signature songs “Red Baron” (sampled...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Sep. 25 | JXTALICIOUS -Last of Summer Happy Hour Friday, Sept. 27, 6-9 pm • JXTA Artists’ Cooperative at 1108 W. Broadway. Mpls.• Join the 1108 Artists in a late summer studio crawl. Stroll through nine artist studios while enjoying refreshments by Tabota...

15 years of Afropean Soul at the Dakota with Les Nubians

15 years of Afropean Soul at the Dakota with Les Nubians

Sep. 13 |     by Junauda Petrus Contributing Writer Les Nubians “My daughter surprised me with tickets to your show tonight. I used to play your albums for her when she was a girl,” confided an excited fan to Helene Foussart, one half of Les...

United Trumpet Summit comes to the Dakota

United Trumpet Summit comes to the Dakota

Sep. 11 |     By Robin James Contributing Writer   For one-night only on September 11 (sets at 7 & 9) at the Dakota, jazz fans are in for a rare treat with a performance featuring the United Trumpet Summit consisting of some of today’s...

When good people essentially do nothing

When good people essentially do nothing

Feb. 13 | Power, politics, and policy and the influence they have over African American people   Abraham Lincoln once stated, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” I say nearly all men can...

Wu-Tang Clan founder’s new film a ‘dream come true’

Wu-Tang Clan founder’s new film a ‘dream come true’

Oct. 31 | RZA becomes a director with The Man with the Iron Fists   By Demetairs Bell Contributing Writer   Wearing the triple crown in his feature film debut as a director, co-writer and leading man, RZA, the founder of the Wu-Tang Clan, gives you...