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Image of Michael Jackson originally created for annual "Brooklyn Loves MJ" event, which was cancelled for 2012. (courtesy of Spike Lee)
Assistant program director “Lady…Continue
Added by Author-Poet Aberjhani on August 29, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
(Artwork courtesy of Everett Spruill at http://www.everettspruill.50megs.com/ )
To jumpstart my personal celebration of National Poetry and Jazz Appreciation Month 2008, I accepted an invitation to join the Global Jazz Network and for one of my first blogs on the site, posted the poem “Philosophy of the Midnight Skylark in a Jazz Suite Mode.” It was impossible for me to…
Added by Author-Poet Aberjhani on March 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Jazz Harlem Renaissance Babydoll
does the music mold your face
like a mask of mink desires
and rainbow butterfly wings
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Cover of The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones.
This is less a formal review of Stanley Booth’s now-classic book, The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones, than it is a statement of appreciation for the same. In fact, I…Continue
Roots' guitarist Captain Kirk.…
Added by Author-Poet Aberjhani on October 23, 2010 at 5:14pm — No Comments
The late great Jazz Legend Abbey Lincoln performing in New York City.
(photo by Brad Barket)
The world of jazz and political advocacy lost one of its most gifted, prolific, and dedicated members with the death of…Continue
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Many modern audiences first became familiar with the name…Continue
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Michael Jackson in superhero mode by artist Nate Giorgio.
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Michael Jackson in dancer mode for the "This Is It" tour.
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(Jepson Center for the Arts seen through tree branches. Photo courtesy of Flickr.com)
(Rock icon Bob Dylan hanging out with poet icon Allen Ginsberg in "I'm Not There")
The title of I’M NOT THERE comes from a Bob Dylan song of the same name. In the song, the iconic singer/songwriter/actor/activist seems to lament the ups and downs of his relationship with a woman described as “my prize-forsaken angel,” and “a long-hearted mystic.” Where Todd Haynes’ and co-screenwriter Oren Moverman’s ultra-brilliant movie is concerned,…
As noted in the previous discussion, the admin team is working on links with Amazon so I am dutifully playing with my new widget :-)…