McCullough, Thomas, Seals in Sounds So Sweet

Theater Review: Black Ensemble Theater’s ‘Sounds So Sweet’

Paying homage to great music is a staple of Chicago’s Black Ensemble Theater; in Sounds So Sweet, the company’s latest production, music by some of the most iconic girl groups in history takes center stage. From The Bobbettes and The […]

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Q&A: Will Downing

The “Sophisticated Prince of Soul,” Will Downing, is back with Chocolate Drops, another album that continues to highlight his remarkable efforts as a singer/songwriter. For

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Sound Check: T.Wong

Singer/songwriter T.Wong hails from Columbus, Ohio. His biggest musical influences —Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday, Jill Scott and John Legend, and his


LSG: R&B’s Favorite Supergroup

Multi-platinum superstars Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat, and Johnny Gill formed the group LSG in 1997. Gerald and Johnny were already in popular R&B groups

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Concert Review: Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Tour

Legendary music icon Stevie Wonder went out with a bang on the last stop of his Songs in the Key of Life tour Tuesday

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In Memoriam: Percy Sledge

Beloved singer and songwriter, Percy Sledge, passed away on April 14, 2015, at the age of 73 in Baton Rouge, LA. Best known for


Soul Retrospective: Sade’s ‘Promise’

Sade Adu and the band Sade are one of the most intriguing success stories in all of music. Their debut, Diamond Life, was released

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Concert Review: Will Downing at BB Kings

It was a sold out crowd at BB Kings Blues club last weekend because a special guest had arrived in New York City.  That


Album Review: Judith Hill’s ‘Back In Time’

The opening track is a gamble. The idea is to hook us listeners, engage us immediately in preparation for whatever songs follow. If we’re


A Week Down Under: The 2015 Byron Bay Bluesfest

Festival season has officially arrived, with SXSW dominating the month of March, Coachella on tap this weekend, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival coming

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