Eric Dolphy, The Last Date:
Eric Dolphy, June 20, 1928 – June 29, 1964
Eric Dolphy, The Last Date:
Musicians' Corner remembers Prince
Classic Prince interview:
A conversation with Kim Berry, Prince' hair stylist:
NPG members who have spoken here on Musicians' Corner so far:
PRINCE ROGERS NELSON, June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016. Rest in Power. We miss you.
Yass, yass, yass - remembering Fats Waller.
Musicians' Corner remembers Jimmy Ruffin
What becomes of the broken hearted missing the many, many - many people in music whom we have lost?
Musicians' Corner remembers Bernie Worrell
An interview with Bernie Worrell
Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for "Damn", and makes history, as this heavy award generally goes to contemporary classical music and jazz music.
Pulitzer Prize-winning music:
A bit more info on the award:
Musicians' Corner remembers Don Myrick
Remembering Don Myrick's wonderful contribution to music and tragic passing over at the hands of a police officer.
Donald Myrick, April 6, 1940 – July 30, 1993
Musicians' Corner remembers Lightnin' Hopkins
Lightnin' (Sam) Hopkins answering a question
Lightnin' Hopkins, March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982
Musicians' Corner remembers James Reese Europe
A few of the reasons why we need to remember James Reese Europe, presented in this excellent video:
Musicians' Corner remembers Natalie Cole
Natalie Cole talks about music important to her.
Musicians' Corner remembers William Powell
"How Time Flies" - The O'Jays
Classic O'Jays "Back Stabbers"
The O'Jays inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 - William Powell posthumously.
Musicians' Corber remembers David Bowie
David Bowie gets philosophical in this interview from French tv.
Musicians' Corner remembers June Pointer
The Pointer Sisters live 1975, opening with their rendition of "Salt Peanuts", and taking the audience on a small tour around a music universe.
Musicians' Corner remembers Ray Collins
A nice tribute video to the Mothers of Invention - singer
Remembering the great Dizzy Gillespie on his 100d birthday.
Musicians' Corner remembers Melvin Franklin
Musicians' Corner remembers Robert Brookins
Musicians' Corner remembers Whitney Houston
Remembering Whitney Houston on the day that should have been her birthday.
Whitney Houston, August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012
Musicians' Corner remembers Chris Cornell
Remembering Chris Cornell on what should have been his 53d birthday.
See this interview by NYT: https://youtu.be/Pz59MUdN5TA
You don't know if you should laugh or cry, but as you are pondering which way to go with that you are already chuckling!
The state of affairs in and around this industry can be tragicomical.
Most music journalists really don't know music anymore - and it's not even a requirement. And the 'talent scouts' don't either. Etc!
The tip of the iceberg of this situation makes headlines in general media as a radio producer 'discovers' Annie Lennox.
Musicians' Corner remembers Heavy D
Remembering Heavy D on his 50'th birthday. Listen to an interview with him: https://youtu.be/_5Gdr9fA-1M
Musicians' Corner remembers Ella Fitzgerald
An interview from 1974: https://youtu.be/dunLgfk3XWI
Ella Fitzgerald: April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996
Musicians' Corner remembers Lou Reed
Musicians' Corner remembers Kurt Cobain
Listen to Kurt Cobain in his own words
Kurt Cobain, February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994
Musicians' Corner remembers Tommy Tedesco
Learn a few things from Tommy Tedesco
TOMMY TEDESCO (July 3, 1930 – November 10, 1997)
A fan's tribute to the singer:
Musicians' Corner remembers Bessie Smith
Bessie Smith, April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937
Musicians' Corner remembers Julia Perry
Julia Perry, 25 March 1924 – 12 October 1979
Musicians' Corner rememberw Johnny Winter
Johnny Winter, February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014