JAZZ APPRECIATION : KENNY BARR...

JAZZ APPRECIATION : KENNY BARRON: The Jazz Pianist and Educator

Picture: KENNY BARRON
Back in 2011, we were introduced to a new concept in jazz, called “Jazz and Democracy”. It is an idea that tries to link the jazz idiom to the...
Sahel Entertainment signs Naci...

Sahel Entertainment signs Nacif

Friday, March 17, 2017
Sahel Entertainment on 7 March 2017 signed Nacif, a reggae-dancehall artiste, for three years. He signed a three-year contract with Sahel...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: BERRY GORDY: The Founder of Motown Record Company

Picture: Berry Gordy
Friday, March 10, 2017
We have always maintained that Jazz music is the umbrella that encompasses all other forms of music, and as we continue to write about jazz, it is...

‘MUSIGAM is disappointed that Copyright is referred to as an Impediment to Business’

Friday, March 10, 2017
“The Gambia Music Union is disappointed that copyright is increasingly being referred to as an impediment to business and growth and we believe that...
JAZZ APPRECIATION : GILL SCOTT...

JAZZ APPRECIATION : GILL SCOTT HERON: The Jazz Poet

Friday, March 03, 2017
In previous notes, we talked a little about the evolution of jazz from mainstream to bebop and then back to mainstream jazz with a lot in between. ...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: QUINCY JONE...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: QUINCY JONES: The Maestro

Picture: Quincy Jones
Friday, February 24, 2017
As we prepare to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day in the month of April, we are excited to feature one of the most...
Damia to organize kids fashion...

Damia to organize kids fashion show

Friday, February 17, 2017
As more entertainment activities are happening around the Tourism Development Area (TDA), Damia for Kids has completed all preparations to gather...
Nigerian Artiste in Gambia to ...

Nigerian Artiste in Gambia to promote music

Friday, February 17, 2017
Brightman, a Nigerian artiste, is currently in The Gambia to promote his music, as well as to collaborate with Gambian artistes in terms of promoting...
Landing Sanyang adopts Gambian...

Landing Sanyang adopts Gambian’s Kora icon Jaliba Kuyateh as adviser

Picture: Gambian’s kora icon Jaliba Kuyateh and Landing Sanyang alias Lilly boy
Friday, February 17, 2017
Landing Sanyang alias Lilly boy, a Gambian rap artiste in Gunjur, Kombo South, has adopted Gambian’s Kora icon Jaliba Kuyateh as his adviser. ...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: CHARLIE PAR...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: CHARLIE PARKER: The Master of Improvisation

Friday, February 17, 2017
The evolution of the music called Jazz came in progression. It all started with the slave songs which developed into the Blues and then came into...
JAZZ APPRECIATION : WES MONTGO...

JAZZ APPRECIATION : WES MONTGOMERY: The Jazz Guitarist

Picture: Wes Montgomery
Friday, February 10, 2017
Jazz appreciation is an ongoing process and in-order to appreciate jazz, there is a need for some understanding of the music and a little knowledge...
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