Earth, Wind & Fire saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk dies at 71

Andrew Woolfok, the beloved saxophonist who cranked out unforgettable harmonies that powered Earth, Wind & Fire’s infectious classics, has died. He was 71. One of the lead singers of the intergenerationally great group, Philip Bailey, confirmed for his 52K Instagram followers that Woolfolk died after an undisclosed six-year illness. “I met him in High School, […]

Verzuz set: Isley Brothers take on Earth, Wind & Fire among other hot matchups

April is going to be fire. Literally. Swizz Beatz and Timbaland announced a blazing lineup for the month, which will feature an Easter Day matchup on April 2, 2021, between two canonized pillars of R&B: The Isley Brothers and Earth, Wind & Fire. The announcement comes after the heavyweight Verzuz bout between Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon and […]

From R.E.M. to The O’Jays: A list of singers who want Trump to stop the music

Besides Donald Trump and the Republican National Convention, most already suspected Azealia Banks and Ben Carson’s wife, Candy, were the only Black singers whose music the RNC could safely play. It seems several White superstar musicians also find Trump objectionable. Here’s a list of those who don’t want Trump playing them. 1. The late Beatle, […]

Summer 2014 concerts in Chicago

The temperatures are finally rising in Chicago, and what better way to kick back and start your summer off right than with a few awesome concerts? Chicago is known to have some of the best concerts and festivals for people of all ages to enjoy. Check out this list of what’s going down this summer. […]

Jazz in the Gardens: Miami – March 16 and 17

The 8th Annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival in Miami has become one of the most anticipated music festivals of the year. Hosted by Michael Baisden and headliners such as New Edition and Earth Wind & Fire, Jazz in the Gardens brings a crowd of over 40,000 to beautiful Miami Gardens. It is a […]

Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert is all about jazz: 8th annual Jazz in the Gardens

Oliver G. Gilbert III, the second mayor of Miami Gardens, Fla., can barely contain his excitement about the upcoming 8th Annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival event at Sun Life Stadium on Saturday, March 16. Returning host is nationally syndicated radio personality Michael Baisden. Miami Gardens’ 8th annual two-day Jazz in the Gardens music festival […]