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Smoky

Smoky Greenwell’s Blues Jam – Live Blues Jam

A fine, fine example of how to make a great live record. Opening with ‘Smoke Alarm’ the musicians literally swing into full flow, Smoky flying into perfect rhythm with controlled but heartfelt harmonica work, a...
Book Slave

Haiti: A Slave Revolution: 200 Years After 1804

Gregory Dunkel (Editor), Sara Flounders (Editor), Pat Chin (Editor) (Foreword) Paperback, 2004, 233 pages Publisher: International Action Center; Upd Rev Ex edition ISBN-10: 0974752142Drawing from a wide...
Live Cargo

Live Cargo (2016)

Director: Logan SandlerGenre: Drama, ThrillerStars: Dree Hemingway, Lakeith Stanfield,  Robert WisdomCountry: Bahamas | USALanguage: English | CreoleIMDb Rating: 6.6A grieving couple ret...
of Our Lady of Prompt Succor

Retooling the aging, the aged and the injured

Would that I had immediately taken the advice of Dr. Angela Mayeux-Hebert, MD who told me when I injured my right knee at the end of July, “Since you intend to practice ministry at your age, you need to do a re...
Rev. Jerome LeDoux, SVD

Adjusting to new wrinkles on an aging body

After 48 years of uninterrupted columns (June 5, 1969), since the below-noted column I have not written or emailed any columns out. Thus, my last column until now was the September 18, 2017In the column bel...
Paceo

Anne Paceo – Circles

Paceo’s album ‘Circles’ is a trance-like movement, a journey from her upbringing n the Ivory Coast through floating African melodies and then jazzy Parisian saxophones, textured trumpets and organic electronic ...
Klaxons

Klaxons – More than Just a Flash in the Man

Ten years after the start of their heyday, 'Acid Indie' act Klaxons are no moreIt might only have been two years after they formed, but it could be said that 2007 was a pivotal year in the life and times of...
Muse

Muse – Rock Gods, then and now

Devon group went from small fanbase to international fame, and have continued their meteoric rise.By 2007, it would not be an exaggeration to say that Muse had become international superstars, at least in a...
devo

Devo – Never the Same, Never Different

Devo, four decades of absurd adventure.Inevitably Devo have undergone significant line-up changes in their long history. The classic core of the band, however, comprises two sets of brothers, Mark and Bob M...
Amazan Audoine

Amazan Audoine – Trumpeting Jazz Prince

Known for his energetic contributions to the jam sessions at previous editions of PAP JAZZ HAITI, Amazan Audoine's performance at this year's event will be eagerly anticipated. Here Kreol takes a look at his ba...
Mike del Ferro

Mike del Ferro – A Musician Well Travelled

A look at del Ferro’s worldly musical outlook, and how he has helped the development of jazz internationally, in some farflung locations.Mike del Ferro has performed in over 100 countries, which when you lo...
Yilian Canizares

Yilian Canizares – All the World’s a Stage

Born in Cuba, where she began to study violin and piano, it wasn’t long before her talent was spotted and she was offered a scholarship in Venezuela and then a place at a music conservatory in Switzerland. Sinc...