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One of the most significant and influential Black women in media and American publishing today, Hermene Hartman is a well-rounded media personality addressing the soul, spirit and sensibility of America with insight, curiosity, historical context, wit and reality. Rolling out recently spoke with Hartman about the N’Digo Foundation’s upcoming 2015 Jazz Enchantment gala and what attendees…

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On the “A” w/Souleo… On the surface the title of Dianne Reeves’ new album, Beautiful Life seems straightforward enough, but it holds a deeper significance for the singer after experiencing two major deaths. Five years ago, she returned home to help care for her ailing mother who died in 2012 after battling breast cancer and a tumor.…

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The word “jazz”often conjures the sounds of blue notes, sophisticated lyrics and the freedom of improvisation.  These elements were displayed at the launch of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2011-2012 season this past Saturday, Sept. 24.  The evening’s pre-concert celebration featured live music by, Javier Nero while stylish guests mingled, tapped their toes and sipped on…

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