Avery Sunshine

The first (and only) time I met Avery*Sunshine was at the 2011 Soul Music Summit in Atlanta. She admired my purse.  That was when I knew we were kindred spirits.  But we also sat on the same panel during the summit.  She is such a bright spirit. I went to see her perform at a […]

Review: Lalah Hathaway in Concert

By Madeline Sutton Before Lalah came on stage in Atlanta on October 1, 2016, she asked that all cell phones be turned off, so that we could be “fully in the experience.” And what an experience it was! Lalah’s voice is exquisite and silky and powerful and something meant to be experienced live. The recording […]

Featured Artist: Darien

His full name is Darien Dean but call him Darien.  He is a soulful tenor who has had a career punctuated by critical and popular acclaim for his talent. “Smile!’  That’s how Darien’s debut album If These Walls Could Talk (2009 Righteous Music Media) opens. It sets the tone for the album and let’s you […]

Exclusive Interview: Maya Azucena

Interviewed by Drake Colley Maya Azucena is an award winning singer and activist. She describes herself as sounding like “The Roots if fronted by a singer with 4-octaves.”  The prolific artist has three albums under her belt and has collaborated with many artists including Marcus Miller, Roberta Flack, and Stephen Marley, the latter resulting in a […]

A Week In Rio

A Week In Rio “My Soul Sings/I See Rio de Janeiro   I miss it so much/ Rio, your sea, endless   beaches/Rio, you were made for me”  -Antonio Carlos Jobim By Ernest Barteldes On our second trip to Brazil after relocating permanently to New York, my wife and I decided to spend a few days in […]

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