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  • Thank you!

    October 11, 2010. Posted by Brandy Wood.

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    Many thanks to the volunteers and the following restaurants, caterers and bakery for support and participation in our winter membership drive September 10 thru 30, 2010

    B.A.T CATERING

    BEST WESTERN ROBERT TREAT HOTEL

    BRAGMAN’S DELICATESSEN & RESTAURANT

    CASA DI PIZZA

    CHATEAU OF SPAIN

    CHA  MA GU DAO  - TEA/COFFEE HOUSE

    CLASSIC CATERERS

    COMMERCE FOOD COURT

    ERIC JONES

    FUSION CATERERS

    HOBBY’S  DELICATESSEN & RESTAURANT

    JUST FISH SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

    MI GENTE CAFE

    PLANET WINGS

    RUSTIC FOOD CUSTOM CATERING

    SANDWICHES UNLIMITED

    SANDY SASSO

    SHANGHAI JAZZ   RESTAURANT & BAR

    STARBUCKS COFEE

    SUPREME BAKERY

    THE WOOD PIT BARBECUE

    TINGA TAQUERIA

    TOUCH BAYOU CATERING

  • Frank Wess with WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton

    October 8, 2010. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton sat down with the NEA Jazz Master to discuss his life in music.  Wess is being honored by the Jazz Ministry of Saint Peter's Church this Sunday evening (October 10th) beginning at 5pm.  The church celebrates its 40th Anniversary of All Nite Soul.  See complete lineup here.

    Listen to full interview below.

  • Roland Vazquez with WBGO's Gary Walker

    October 7, 2010. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    The drummer and composer spoke to WBGO's Gary Walker about his new recording "The Visitor."  The music features Vazquez's "dream format," a large-ensemble sponsored in part by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music.  In the interview, Vazquez talks about the album and his introduction to jazz through Art Blakey and Mongo Santamaria.  Listen to the full interview below.