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Poindexter At The Bookends Of My Pastorates

 January 22, 2018Shortly after the October 17, 1981 beginning of my first pastorate at Saint Martin de Porres Church in Prairie View, Texas, Poindexter came to be a well-known name that formed part of the f...

We Waste Untold Amounts Of Spiritual Gems

January 8, 2018The outsize physical world in which we live is a paradise overflowing with myriads of spectacular fauna and flora stunning in their variety, purpose and utility to us. About 200,000 years ago...

Ex-Slaves Are Laying Siege To Heaven’s Gates

June 11, 2018                                                                                                         1Born a slave on June 27, 1766 in Saint-Marc in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (Hai...

Every Column/Sermon/Task Is A Meditation

January 29, 2018 Though the following thoughts seem only clerical in nature, they pertain to every human being. When taken into ourselves and absorbed as part of us, a column, sermon, task and all human end...
Historic Photos of New Orleans by Melissa Lee Smith

Historic Photos of New Orleans

Melissa Lee Smith Hardback, 2007, 204 pages Publisher: Turner Publishing Company ISBN-10: 1596524057Birthplace of jazz, home to the beignet, city of a thousand legends, New Orleans grew out of a unique b...
Brother Dege - Scorched Earth Policy

Brother Dege – Scorched Earth Policy

Brother Dege, who recently found fame for his track ‘Too Old To Die Young’, being featured in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’, produces a stunning album in the form of Scorched Earth Policy.Admittedl...
Balkan Beat Box - Shout It Out

Balkan Beat Box – Shout It Out

This electic album from Balkan Beat Box is far from well within the boundaries of traditional Balkan music – as their name may suggest. Their heavy electronic basslines and wild wizardry connecting saxophone (c...
Yilian Canizares

Yilian Canizares – Invocacion

There are so many influences in this album; Cuban, Jazz, Venezuelan, Swiss, it’s hard to note from each song what track goes into which category. Indeed, they don’t. It’s all too easy these days to want to brac...
Caribbean Houses: History, Style and Architecture by Michael Connors

Caribbean Houses: History, Style and Architecture

Michael Connors Hardcover, 2009, 272 pages Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications; 1st edition (2009) ISBN-10: 0847832139“Caribbean Houses” is a lavishly illustrated account of the development of ...
Jerry Leonide

Jerry Léonide – The new source of Mauritian Jazz!

On Saturday, 16th December 2017, Jerry Léonide was presenting his second album – SOURCE OF THE OCEAN – at the Sunset-Sunside (1) (formerly known as Le Duc des Lombards), the Mecca of Jazz in Paris. For Jerry Lé...
Jerry Léonide

Jerry Léonide – a nouvelle source du Jazz mauricien!

En ce Samedi 16 Décembre 2017, Jerry Léonide présente son second album – SOURCE OF THE OCEAN – au Sunset-Sunside (1) (anciennement Le Duc des Lombards), la Mecque du Jazz à Paris. Pour Jerry, même s’il est rési...