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I CALLED HIM MORGAN TO FINALLY BE SCREENED IN HELEN MORGAN’S HOME TOWN OF WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA (2/25/18) FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH by LARRY RENI THOMAS

Never in a million years would I have thought that the February 1996 taped interview that I conducted in Wilmington, North Carolina, with former Wilmington, North Carolina resident, Ms. Helen Morgan would have resulted in the much-acclaimed documentary movie called “I Called Him Morgan” (www.icalledhimmorgan.com).   The 2016 film, which has …

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PREVIEW: SAXOPHONE SENSATION KAMASI WASHINGTON COMES TO RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA by LARRY RENI THOMAS

  Music fans have been passionately waiting for months since the good news came earlier this year that, the 36-year-old, Inglewood, California-based reedman, Kamasi Washington, one of the most talked about, well-travelled musicians on the scene, would be appearing in concert with his eight-piece group, in Raleigh, North Carolina, December …

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Pianist Ryan Slatko Releases Debut Album “First Impressions” That Features Original Works And A Line-Up Of Leading Artists

Florida pianist, composer, and arranger Ryan Slatko recently released his debut album entitled First Impressions backed by a notable line-up of prominent musicians including Daniel Dickinson (alto/soprano saxophone); Linda Oh (acoustic bass); Ulysses Owens, Jr. (drums); Joel Ross (vibraphone); and Samir Zarif (tenor saxophone). The independent recording was recorded in …

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REVIEW: “Songbook” by Giuseppe Millaci & Vogue Trio delivers a solid debut

Belgium based jazz musician Giuseppe Millaci (29 years old) presents an ambitious and polished debut with the release of his album ‘Songbook’. Giuseppe Millaci bass / Amaury Faye piano / Lionel Beuvens drums. From its opening number ‘Nostalgia Op.1’, a tantalising prologue, the act’s superior standard of composition, performance and production values is …

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