Arun Ghosh (‘The Canticle of the Sun’) – London Jazz News

The idea for a spiritual jazz reimagining of St. Francis of Assisi’s mystical prayer The Canticle of the Sun was sparked when award-winning clarinetist and composer Arun Ghosh was browsing a second-hand bookshop near London’s Tottenham Court Road and came across a hardback about the saint’s prose and depictions in art. Feature by Martin Chilton: … Read more

Windy City Wednesday – Little Arthur Duncan’s ‘Singin’ With the Sun’ – American Blues Scene

Welcome to Windy City Wednesday. This newest offering from American Blues Scene will share classic and sometimes forgotten blues albums from some of the most iconic Chicago blues men and women ever to grace wax. This edition focuses on the album Singin’ With the Sun by Little Arthur Duncan. *Notes by Chicago blues master guitarist … Read more

Cyndi Lauper Walking In the Sun: Celebrating Women’s History Month

Photo: Cyndi Lauper, press photo By Jay Luster “By highlighting women who have made a difference in history, it opens up that world of possibilities for young girls.” Debbie Walsh, Director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. Cyndi Lauper, best known for her flamboyant personal style and ridiculously powerful, four … Read more