Daily Archives: July 8, 2011

Tomorrow 7/9: The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble feat. Pharoahe Monch, Jose James, & Zap Mama at Harlem Stage (Outdoor Free Concert)

The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble feat: Zap Mama, Pharoahe Monch, Jose James and Vinia Mojica (Presented by Harlem Stage, Produced by Revive Da Live)

Brandee Younger (Harp)
Jamire Williams (Drums)
Kenneth Rodgers (Bass)
Allakoi Peete (Percussion)
Austin Peralta (Keys)
Keyon Harrold (Trumpet)
Corey King (Trombone)
Marcus Strickland (Tenor Sax)
Evan Francis (Flute)
Nir Felder (Guitar)

Opening: Taylor McFerrin & DJ J. Period, the Mixtape Assassin

Join Harlem Stage for their 3rd annual FREE summer outdoor concert as Miguel Atwood-Ferguson presents a world-class contemporary ensemble with a host of special guests produced by Revive Da Live. In an exciting event featuring all new arrangements, original music, covers of unreleased Dilla tracks and a tribute to Gil Scott-Heron, the ensemble will reinterpret classic and contemporary jazz, hip-hop and R&B tunes. The evening will be filled with live music, American Airlines raffles and food from local vendors.

Check out Revive Da Live’s editorial website The Revivalist to keep up with all things Revive and stay adrift with new and old jazz, hip-hop, R&B, soul, electronic and more. Make sure to check out recent interviews with Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Taylor McFerrin, who are both on the bill for this incredible Harlem Stage show!

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson: Assembling the Ensemble: http://revivalist.okayplayer.com/2011/07/06/miguel-atwood-ferguson-assembling-the-ensemble/
Taylor McFerrin: Solo Processing:

(Please feel free to bring blankets as this is an outdoor concert. NO CHAIRS allowed.)

Location: Annunciation Park (Amsterdam Avenue and 134th St.)
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Gates open at 4:00 pm, family activities, concessions, DJ set

We encourage you to bring the following items:

Cash for concessions and shopping with vendors
The following items are prohibited:

Glass Bottles
Beach Umbrellas


Beyonce-Best Thing I Never Had

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Beyonce’s 4 album still made number one despite some speculators disapproving of her music and describing this video as a “Kotex commercial.”


Los Angeles’ Washington Preparatory High School Brings Shakespeare To the Hood

Los Angeles – When Melanie Andrews, the director of arts for Washington Preparatory High School, talks about the performing skills of her students, her commitment and passion is evident. With summer approaching and the waning state of the economy, she notes that many of her students will have nowhere to go. As a native of Los Angeles’ inner city herself, she knows first hand that the call of the streets will beckon many of them. But not if she can help it.


Jesse Boykins III-The Way Of The Wayfarer EP

Jesse Boykins III is giving away his Way Of The Wayfarer EP today. He describes the project as the results of his recent travels around the world and the true discovery of his spirit and art.

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