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Monk Trumpet Competition brings out the stars

Monk Trumpet Competition brings out the stars

Nov. 20 |             Marquis Hill beat 13 trumpeters to win the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition last Sunday, November 9, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The 27-year-old Hill, of the south side of Chicago,...

Legendary guitarist performing at the  Dakota pursuing degree in music therapy

Legendary guitarist performing at the Dakota pursuing degree in music therapy

Jul. 10 |     Jazz guitarist Stanley Jordan is world renowned for his unique two-handed guitar technique (also known as the touch technique, or two-handed tapping) and will return to the Twin Cities to play a special solo guitar set at the Dakota...

Black sportswriting talent finds outlet on new online site

Black sportswriting talent finds outlet on new online site

Feb. 27 | The Shadow League.com is an online site that features Black writers who provide in-depth articles. It provides “engaging, insightful and entertaining coverage of the intersection of sports, pop culture and Kevin Clinkscales race” from a diverse...

Black sportswriting talent finds outlet on new online site

Black sportswriting talent finds outlet on new online site

Feb. 27 | The Shadow League.com is an online site that features Black writers who provide in-depth articles. It provides “engaging, insightful and entertaining coverage of the intersection of sports, pop culture and race” from a diverse perspective.   Comparable...

Honoring the legacy of two legendary late jazz greats — Clifford Brown re-mastered three-CD box set makes a great holiday buy

Honoring the legacy of two legendary late jazz greats — Clifford Brown re-mastered three-CD box set makes a great holiday buy

Dec. 19 |     Remembering two jazz legends, Von Freeman and Dave Brubeck, who have passed this year, reminds me of why I love this music. I had planned to round out the year by remembering saxophonist Von Freeman who passed in August. Writer Howard...

United Theological Seminary seeks more diverse students, faculty

United Theological Seminary seeks more diverse students, faculty

Dec. 12 | MSR speaks with United’s new president, Rev. Dr. Barbara Holmes   By Robin James Contributing Writer   The United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities is currently celebrating 50 years of service. Since July of 2012, Reverend Dr....

Angie Stone’s upcoming CD makes her a Rich Girl

Angie Stone’s upcoming CD makes her a Rich Girl

Aug. 29 |   Album has a wealth of great music, lyrics     Angie Stone mines a gem with her newest offering. Rich Girl, start to finish, kills in cold blood. The neo-soul bag is a perfect fit for Stone. R&B and gospel underpinnings give her...

Trin-i-tee 5:7: Gospel singers reap rewards for enduring career

Trin-i-tee 5:7: Gospel singers reap rewards for enduring career

Dec. 28 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   After over a decade as top gospel performers, Angel Taylor and Chanelle Haynes both admit that it is still exciting whenever they hear their music played. “The excitement never goes away,” says Chanelle,...
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