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What actually is ‘classic rock’?

Is it a sound, an era, or just any old track with guitars on it? The genre continues to be a slippery...

MINGUS: VOICING REBELLIOUS INNOVATION

Charles Mingus was probably responsible for more truly adventurous and experimental performances of jazz than any other...

RADIO PRODUCER DELE OLOWU PAYS TRIBUE TO LINDSAY BARRET AS HE APPROACHES 79

Africamusiconline Jazz Columnist is Iconic writer, dramatist, polemicist and principled man Lindsay Barret, has been unwell lately.He has had severe diabetes and...

IN A HEARTFELT-TRIBUTE, ONYEKA ONWENU REMEMBERS JAKE SOLO

September 13th will make it 36 years since Jake Solo (Nkemkoanam Okonkwo) died in an accident on his way to Oguta, to...

RIPPLES AT IBB.COM AS MOHAMMED REUNITES WITH RAMAHA INDIMU

Rahama Indimi, wife of Mohammed Babangida and estranged daughter-in-law of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has got the blogosphere buzzing lately. Going by a...

JAZZ PUNDIT TAM FIOFORI THANKS LINDSAY BARRET FOR REMEMBERING ERIC DOLPHY

Lindsay Barrett thanks for this brilliant review/essay on one of Jazz music's most under-appreciated genius, multi instrumentalists Eric Dolphy.

BIAFRA ROCK MUSIC SCENE RE-ENACTED AT AWKA IN 2017 BY GOVERNOR WILLIE OBIANO

Tony Amadi reports Advertisement https://youtu.be/FU83_ZrUdjU The Governor of a Nigerian...

ERIC DOLPHY’S MASTERY OF METHOD AND VIRTUOSITY

JAZZ FROM THE ARCHIVES 10 LINDSAY BARRETT If there is one artist whose technical and imaginative...

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