Category Archives: Jazz

Jazz

The African Teacher: Burning Spear

1. I’ll never forget the fall of 2006. Burning Spear’s resounding chants, astute baselines, and victorious horns initially graced my ears. The Professor’s chants are carefree, yet cohesively bearing fruits of wisdom. 2. When I contemplate Burning Spear’s reinforced sequence … Continue reading

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Curtis Mayfield

*1. I would like to expound on Mr. Curtis Mayfield, who in my opinion was a soul, funk, jazz maestro.  Mr. Mayfield’s album catalog ascends his straightforward Super Fly soundtrack.  However, my concentration in this blog are two chants of … Continue reading

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Ethio-Jazzman | Ethiopian Entertainment News

*1. I was introduced to the sublime and global jazz sub genre one year ago. As a result, Mr. Astatke instanter became one of my foremost musical influences! I was pleased as punch by the Afro exotic flavor overflowing with … Continue reading

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