Renowned jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis dead at 87

Ramsey Lewis, the legendary pianist and bass player born in Chicago, has died at 84. Lewis won three Grammys; R&B Instrumental Performance, R&B Performance by Duo or Group with Vocals and Jazz Instrumental Album. The news of his death follows four days after the release of his piano-only project, Ramsey Lewis – The Beatles Songbook. […]

Chicagoans honor Charles Stepney during Millennium Park Summer Music Series

On Aug. 18, 2022, Chicago converged on Pritzker Pavilion to honor famed producer, songwriter and arranger Charles Stepney. Charles Stepney: Out of the Shadows was a tribute to the unheralded musician who has impacted the world with his talents. His music has been the soundtrack of many lives. His production, song writing and arrangement contributions […]

Ramsey Lewis recalls the beauty of childbirth in touching 1-on-1 with son Bobby

Grammy-winning jazz legend Ramsey Lewis shares a touching story about childbirth during a 1-on-1 interview with his son Bobby, who he says was “handsome” even when he was born. Moderated by rolling out‘s CEO, Munson Steed, the conversation acts as a bridge for the father and son to connect through compelling subject matter suited specifically […]

Bobby Lewis is building spiritual connections with new EP, ‘I’m a Worshipper’

Singer-songwriter Bobby Lewis is the scion of music royalty, the legendary jazz composer and pianist Ramsey Lewis. The younger Lewis studied music at the Chicago Academy of the Arts and says, “Music and God have always been pillars in my strength.” On Nov. 8, Lewis will release his debut EP, I’m a Worshipper, a gospel […]

Atlanta Weekend Events: Music Midtown, New Edition, Wyclef Jean, Nas and More!

Music Midtown, New Edition, Wyclef Jean, NAS, Pirate Day at Georgia Aquarium, Fishbone, The 4th Annual Women’s Health and Beauty Conference, and Brandford Marsalis! What do  NAS, Wyclef Jean, Fishbone Al Jarreau and Brandford Marsalis all have in common?  They will all be in Atlanta this weekend!  Concerts, book signings and cameos are in full […]

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