Jazz Guitarist Charlie Ballantine To Deliver Music From The Heartland Friday, November 22

In the past decade, we have seen jazz guitarists shift their gaze to the music of the heartland. Long dominant as an east coast bebop jazz sound or a cool jazz west coast sound, prominent jazz guitarists are incorporating the sounds of the Midwest into their music. The likes of Bill Frisell, John Scofield, and […]

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Music Leads Way To Black Rock Community Revitalization

Thirty-five years ago, Dwayne Hall put his roots in the ground on Amherst Street near Grant Street in the Black Rock community.  The establishment of the Sportsmen Tavern was born.  Both inside and outside the walls of the fabled tavern, Hall has seen and overseen changes in the community.  Some perhaps unwelcomed during the years […]

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