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Video: It’s Your World: A Short Film About Longtime Gil Scott Heron Collaborator Brain Jackson (2009)

Brian Jackson is a keyboardist, flautist, singer, composer, and producer. He is best known for his collaborations with Gil Scott-Heron in the 1970s. The sound of Jackson’s Rhodes electric piano and flute accompaniments featured prominently in many of their compositions, … Continue reading

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Video Clip: Revive Music Group Presents: Roy Ayers/Pete Rock & More Live @ Harlem Stage (2010)

Join honored guest Roy Ayers as Hip-hop icon Pete Rock and jazz trailblazer The Robert Glasper Experiment, featuring Chris Dave, Derrick Hodge and Casey Benjamin, lead Revive Da Live’s tribute to this legendary funk, soul and jazz musician; along with … Continue reading

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Mix: Gilles Peterson – Gil Scott-Heron Tribute (2011)

Gilles Peterson, one of the best DJ’s and radio show hosts in my book put together a comprehensive mix of Gil Scott Heron.Spanning his entire career.This proves why Gil Scott Heron was one of the greatest artists ever and that … Continue reading

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Event: FROM HAVANA TO HARLEM: 100 Years of Mario Bauzá Featuring the Bobby Sanabria Big Band, Felipe Luciano, Candido, David Amram, Jon Faddis, La Bruja, And Charenee Wade (Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 8 p.m At The World Famous Apollo Theater NYC)

FROM HAVANA TO HARLEM: 100 Years of Mario Bauzá Celebrating Harlem’s legacy as the birthplace of Afro-Cuban Jazz and its creator’s 100 birthday. Featuring the Bobby Sanabria Big Band, Felipe Luciano, Candido, David Amram, Jon Faddis, La Bruja, and Charenee … Continue reading

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Mixtape: DJ Boogie Blind – The Definite D.I.T.C. (The Diggin’ in the Crates Crew) (Showbiz & A.G. (Andre the Giant), Big L (R.I.P.) Diamond D, Lord Finesse, Fat Joe, O.C., & Buckwild) (Throwback) (Free Download)

The Diggin’ in the Crates Crew, also known as D.I.T.C., is a New York-based hip-hop collective, deriving its name from the art of seeking out records to sample for production. Its members have achieved substantial and consistent recognition in both … Continue reading

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Rest In Power (RIP) Gil Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) (Gil Scott-Heron, Spoken-Word Musician & Bluesologist Dies at 62) (Bonus Compilation/Mix: T.Shabazz Presents…Gil Scott Heron – A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius (Best Of Gil Scott Heron) (Bonus Audio & Videos Are Included Also) (Rest In Peace)

I am very saddened and still in disbelief at this news. Gil Scott Heron was one of my favorite musicians and performers ever.If not my favorite.He will be missed beyond belief. And my meager words can’t even begin to describe … Continue reading

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Mixtape: Statik Selektah & Lord Sear Open Bar Classics Vol. 2: 90s R&B (Featuring: Mary J Blige, Dru Hill, 112, R Kelly, Aaliyah, TLC, Mariah Carey, Isley Brothers, & Many More) (2011) (Free Download)

A few weeks ago Statik Selektah and Lord Sear let loose a kick ass 80’s mix of R&B and Soul called Open Bar Classics Vol. 1 (The 80′s Edition). Which you can download Here… And today Lord Sear of The … Continue reading

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