JAZZ APPRECIATION: ORNETTE COL...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: ORNETTE COLEMAN: Freedom and the Free Jazz Movement

Picture: ORNETTE COLEMAN
Jazz music grew and developed in a process of gradual change with many twists and turns, and it will be impossible to comprehend the emergence of...

Gambia Awaits the Return of Black Thunder

Friday, May 26, 2017
Music fans across The Gambia are waiting for the return of Black Thunder, a Switzerland-based Gambian reggae dancehall artist making waves both at...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: BILLIE HOLI...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: BILLIE HOLIDAY: Lady Sings the Blues

Picture: Billie Holiday
Friday, May 19, 2017
Back in 2009 when we began writing this column under the caption “Jazz Extra” in another newspaper, we indicated that we were inspired among other...

HOLY FAMILY BAND SET FOR LANDMARK CELEBRATION

Friday, May 19, 2017
The Holy Family band without doubt stands out as the number one backing band in the country. The band has never relented in its exertions to...
Viva Production presents  Mova...

Viva Production presents Movado in Gambia

Friday, May 12, 2017
Viva Entertainment and Big O Entertainment will host a mega concert for top Jamaican sensational singer Movado, alias gully Gad on 13 May 2017 Gambia...
A2 in Africa Heritage Riddim

A2 in Africa Heritage Riddim

Friday, May 12, 2017
A2, D FULANI KING is being featured in Africa heritage Riddim with a spectacular song entitled ‘ring’. The Africa heritage Riddim featured dozens...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: NINA SIMONE...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: NINA SIMONE: The Female Jazz Revolutionary

Picture: Nina Simone
Friday, May 12, 2017
As we continue to celebrate women in jazz, it is noteworthy to observe that women in jazz have played every instrument in every style and have...
ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: JAZ...

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: JAZZ APPRECIATIO: A Brief History of Jazz

Picture: Sid Bichet and Buddy Bolden
Friday, May 05, 2017
As we celebrated the end of Jazz Appreciation Month which ended with the celebration of International Jazz Day we want to take this opportunity to...
ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: ‘Ba...

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: ‘Banjul My Love’ To Be launched Tomorrow

Friday, May 05, 2017
Afrinity Productions, in collaboration with Collins Archie Pearch production, held a press conference to highlight the upcoming premiere of the movie...
ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: Yaw...

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: Yaws Creations to celebrate ten-year anniversary in Fashion Design

Friday, May 05, 2017
Awa Konateh, CEO of Yaws Creation, is a young lady involved in the fashion industry since 2007, who inspires lifestyles in different ways and is on...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: ELLA FITZER...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: ELLA FITZERALD - THE QUEEN OF JAZZ

Picture: ELLA FITZERALD
Friday, April 28, 2017
We started writing about jazz after finding out that there was a whole month dedicated to the understanding of jazz, called Jazz Appreciation Month...
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