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5 Things I Learned About Street Corner Renaissance (SCR)

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Street Corner Renaissance (SCR) is a five man a Capella group from Los Angeles who won season 4 of NBC's "The Sing Off."

The Delicious Soulfulness of Dianne Reeves

Diriye Osman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Entertainment
Diriye Osman

Dianne Reeves oozes earth-deep soulfulness. Everything about her -- from the way she sings to the way she speaks -- is soulful.

On the "A" w/Souleo: After Deaths, Dianne Reeves Finds a Beautiful Life

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 04.16.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

On the surface the title of Dianne Reeves's new album, Beautiful Life seems straightforward enough, but it holds a deeper significance for the singer after experiencing two major deaths.

Nu Jazz: Conversations with The Manhattan Transfer's Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul & Cheryl Bentyne, Plus SmoothJazz.com's Sandy Shore & Donna Phillips

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dianne Reeves Brings Her Jazz to Columbus Park in Stamford, CT

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

At the age of 56 it is not hyperbole to consider her in the same breath as singers of the stature of Nancy Wilson, Dinah Washington or Carmen McRae.

DreamWeaver & Maron: Conversations with George Duke and Black Iris/White Iris' Daron Hollowell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I'm the same guy underneath whether I'm producing or writing or composing. Whatever I'm doing, it's still all music and it's still all me. I feel the same way with regards to styles of music."

Dianne Reeves at Lincoln Center on Oscar Weekend

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

A sublime vocalist, Dianne Reeves took the stage at the Rose Theater of Jazz at Lincoln Center, glamorous in blue and aware that this was Oscar weeken...

Dianne Reeves: Nina Simone Is A Musical Genius

Posted 01.04.2012 | Black Voices

Last year Simone (Lisa Simone Kelly), the daughter of singer Nina Simone paid homage to her iconic mother on Mother's Day with the re-launch of NinaSi...

Turtle Was Right: Conversations With Entourage's Saigon and Oprah/Seacrest Discovery, Graham Stookey

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The thing with Entourage is that it happened at a time when we weren't ready."

Catching up With Diane Reeves: Jazz's Leading Lady at "Jazz at Lincoln Center"

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

The best way I can describe Dianne Reeves to those who haven't yet seen her is to cast her in the role of a shaman -- with her noble bearing, it's as if she might have been sent here to heal us.

Jazzy Mandarin & The Gate's Wide Open: Conversations With Dianne Reeves and Kurt Elling

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

What happens when your elegant entertainer goes off script and speaks mandarin directly to a Chinese delegation in the White House?

PHOTOS: Scrooge, Sedaris And The Symphony--Holiday Cultural Events Worth Checking Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Looking for a more upscale way to enjoy the holidays in Denver this season? We've got you covered. Holiday-themed cultural events on the front range...

Angelique Kidjo and "The Sound of the Drum"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Beninoise singer Angelique Kidjo has had a spectacular year. In April she released her newest album, OYO, where she revisited the music that inspired ...

"TV Is the Thing This Year": My Playlist for the Emmy Awards

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Far be it for me to ever correct the Boss, but as it turns out Bruce Springsteen was not a true televisionary; there are not "57 Channels And Nothing On" these days. Please tune in Sunday night, and see for yourself.

Do We Need a National Black Arts Festival?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

The National Black Arts Festival exists to honor, to remember, to look forward, and to celebrate the cultural contributions of all people of African descent -- here and now.