Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, May 28, 2011
The world learned of musician poet/author Gil Scott-Heron‘s death via Twittter from his manager Jamie Byng.
His voice was one that demonstrated a strong sense of outrage over social injustice, and will be sorely missed.
Early in his life, his parents divorced where they lived in Chicago, and his mother moved him to Jackson, Tennessee where he was raised by his grandmother Lillie Scott.
He first came to public renown through his recording “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” which was a semi-prophetic commentary upon the times in which we now find ourselves.
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, April 26, 2010
What’s it like to have your priorities in order?
Ask Quincy Jones.
At the recent American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ annual “I Create Music” expo at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel last Friday night (23 April 2010), the 77-year old producer said while it’s been a “blessing” to have worked with “every major artist of the 20th century,” his most important jobs is “being a good parent.”
During the hour long conversation/interview with pop music entertainer “Ludacris,” Mr. Jones …Continue…
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