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CD Review: Jarrod Lawson – Jarrod Lawson

Oregon-based musician Jarrod Lawson regularly performs with the band, Soulmates, and can also be found backing Liv Warfield. Now he can add to that releasing his self-titled debut to the world. Looking past the...

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Funky Knuckles – Meta Musica

Dallas-based based Funky Knuckles is composed of various studio and live side-musicians for artists like Beyonce, Erykah Badu, & Chrisette Michelle to name just a few. The band members are Evan Weiss on trumpet,...

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Diggs Duke “Born From You”

New selections plus previously released singles are the meat of Offering For Anxious, the Brownswood Recordings debut for Washington, D.C.-based artist Diggs Duke. This track, “Born From You”, feels like an introduction to a...

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Georigia Anne Muldrow as Jyoti – Denderah

Georgia Anne Muldrow dons the Alice Coltrane-inspired mood of Jyoti for her latest set, Denderah, on her own SomeOthaShip Connect imprint. For her second project as Jyoti, Muldrow delivers playing and programming that reveals...

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TuneCrush: Traedonya “Another Lie”

New York-based Traedonya’s single, “Another Lie”, is from her forthcoming project, High Fructose Corn Syrup, on Prohibition Entertainment in fall 2013. A classically trained vocalist and raised on hip-hop in the Bronx, “Another Lie”...

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Rest in Peace, George Duke

According to news given to BlackAmericaWeb, GLM has learned that pioneering rock/jazz/funk synth musician George Duke has passed at 67. The news came via notification from Ron Brewington, Motown Alumni Association (MAA). He was...

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Bembe Segue – Untitled (Demo Album)

Bembe Segue has released Untitled (Demo Album) via Bandcamp.com. The notes state that the tracks were written almost a decade ago for her debut record, though it’s unclear if that album is still forthcoming...

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Camera Soul – Not For Ordinary People

From southern Italy, Camera Soul’s second set, Not For Ordinary People comes with more R&B/funk intention than the group’s first release, Words Don’t Speak. While the sound still recalls 70’s/80’s R&B primarily (especially the...