Favorite African American Native Sons/Daughters: W.
It was an imaginative if uneven presentation, inspired by Hancock's 1998 disc ``Gershwin's World,'' that took in blues from W.
Johnson, who was considered the first black recording "star," the Unique Quartet, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Eubie Blake and W.
Scott Joplin, King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, and W.
Pearce's film follows the brouhaha surrounding a particularly star-studded edition of the annual W.
In a resolution affirmed last September, Congress proclaimed the period of February 1, 2003, to January 31, 2004, to be "The Year of the Blues," this particular time chosen because it marks a century since W.
A NATIVE of San Francisco, Susan Valliant Speer began her career as a jazz singer with the Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band in Seattle, basing her repertoire on the compositions of W.
There are festivals that honor the music men Stephen Foster, Jimmie Rodgers, W.
Beale Street today carries on a Memphis music tradition that includes Beale Street legends such as W.
Bo Diddley Willie Dixon Fats Domino Duke Ellington Ella Fitzgerald Aretha Franklin Marvin Gaye Dizzy Gillespie Buddy Guy W.
The 56-year-old Ball has recorded 11 studio albums in a nearly 30-year career, winning a handful of W.
Little-Known Fact--At the beginning of the 20th century, music legend W.
King's and the Black Diamond and attractions, including the home of W.
Today, Beale Street has a dozen or so clubs offering live music and carrying on a Memphis tradition spanning more than a century with Beale Street legends such as W.
They include a letter from George Washington to Phillis Wheatley praising her poetry; an 1833 ad for a boarding school for "little Misses of color;" an essay from an acquaintance of Harriet Tubman; and a poem by the blues composer, W.