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CASSANDRA WILSON


BIO: About Cassandra Wilson is a jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi. Description Musician, vocalist, songwriter and producer - born in Mississippi and living in the World. Artists We Also Like Rhonda Richmond, Tawanna Shaunte

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Lafayette Gilchrist Celebrates 'NOW' With Year-End Solo Livestream Concert Photo Lafayette Gilchrist Celebrates 'NOW' With Year-End Solo Livestream Concert
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2020

On Monday, December 28 at 7 p.m. EST, Baltimore-based pianist, composer and bandleader Lafayette Gilchrist will perform a livestream solo piano concert presented by An Die Musik in Baltimore.  ...
Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science Earn Grammy Nomination for 'Waiting Game' Photo Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science Earn Grammy Nomination for 'Waiting Game'
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2020

Drummer, producer, and composer Terri Lyne Carrington and band Social Science have received a prestigious nomination for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category for their 2020 double album project, Waiting Game, released on Motema Music. ...
NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington And Band Social Science Earn 2021 Grammy Nomina Photo NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington And Band Social Science Earn 2021 Grammy Nomination
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2020

Drummer, producer, and composer Terri Lyne Carrington and band Social Science have received a prestigious nomination for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category for their 2020 double album project, Waiting Game, released on Motema Music. ...
National Endowment For The Arts Names Terri Lyne Carrington Among 2021 NEA Jazz Maste Photo National Endowment For The Arts Names Terri Lyne Carrington Among 2021 NEA Jazz Masters
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2020

Three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer Terri Lyne Carrington has been named a 2021 NEA Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C. ...
Lafayette Gilchrist & Kevin Pinder Launch New Virtual Series A PERCUSSION DISCUSSION Photo Lafayette Gilchrist & Kevin Pinder Launch New Virtual Series A PERCUSSION DISCUSSION
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2020

Pianist/composer Lafayette Gilchrist and percussionist Kevin Pinder will launch A Percussion Discussion, a new online series, beginning Monday, June 29. The livestream will take place at 7 p.m. EDT from An Die Musik in Baltimore....
Artist Rights Alliance Announces Music Council of Advisors Including Bette Midler, El Photo Artist Rights Alliance Announces Music Council of Advisors Including Bette Midler, Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow and More
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2020

The Artist Rights Alliance (ARA), the artist-run, non-profit organization that championed the Music Modernization Act and CLASSICS Act, is leading the charge to reform the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and initiated the creation of a COVID-19 resource guide for musicians, today announced the for...
The Roots' THINGS FALL APART, DO YOU WANT MORE?!!??! to Receive Anniversary Reissue Photo The Roots' THINGS FALL APART, DO YOU WANT MORE?!!??! to Receive Anniversary Reissue
by TV News Desk - August 16, 2019

To celebrate the continuing cultural impact of The Roots, Geffen and UMe/Urban Legends will re-issue the bands' iconic Things Fall Apart, Do You Want More ?!!??! and Illadelph Halflife to commemorate the anniversary of each album's release....
New York Guitar Festival Announces Additional Artists to Lineup Photo New York Guitar Festival Announces Additional Artists to Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2019

The New York Guitar Festival and Arts Brookfield will present “Memphis Minnie: In Search of the Hoodoo Lady,” a free, outdoor concert celebrating the life and music of influential blues guitarist Memphis Minnie. The Saturday, June 1st, 7pm event will be held at Brookfield Place's Waterfront Plaza in...
Billy Mohler to Perform at The Grammys, Releases Debut Album FOCUS Photo Billy Mohler to Perform at The Grammys, Releases Debut Album FOCUS
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2019

Bassist/Composer Billy Mohler returns his Focus to jazz after a successful career in rock, pop and R&B production and songwriting. Mohler's leader debut Focus is due out this March via Make Records, featuring a stellar chordless quartet with Shane Endsleyand Nate Wood of Kneebody and Chris Speed of ...
T Bone Burnett Teams With Jay Bellerose and Keefus Ciancia For The Invisible Light Tr Photo T Bone Burnett Teams With Jay Bellerose and Keefus Ciancia For The Invisible Light Trilogy
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2019

April 12 marks the release of Acoustic Space, the first full-length installment in The Invisible Light trilogy helmed by Grammy- and Oscar-winning producer T Bone Burnett in collaboration with Jay Bellerose and Keefus Ciancia. The albums explore the idea that society has been subject to over a centu...
Maria Muldaur Releases 41st Album: “Don't You Feel My Leg: The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Photo Maria Muldaur Releases 41st Album: “Don't You Feel My Leg: The Naughty Bawdy Blues Of Blue Lu Barker”
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2018

Multiple Grammy nominee Maria Muldaur will release her 41stalbum, and her first studio album in 6 years on September 28th. “DON'T YOU FEEL MY LEG—The Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker” is her first for the London-based Last Music Company....
The Martin Hayes Quartet Release Debut Album THE BLUE ROOM Photo The Martin Hayes Quartet Release Debut Album THE BLUE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2018

The Martin Hayes Quartet, a new ensemble from one of Ireland's foremost musicians, will release its debut CD The Blue Room in conjunction with their first American tour in October 2018. Kicking off October 11 at New York City's Highline Ballroom, the tour will visit Chicago's Old Town School of Folk...