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MICHAEL STRATFORD – WORDS AND PHOTOS

I don’t know where to start in congratulating my man @reggiehudlin for commandeering one of the best concerts I’ve ever seen at the Hollywood Bowl last night. Black Movie Soundtrack volume 3 was in the house with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Soundtrack Savages house band led by musical director…

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Snoop Dogg, Chaka Khan, Raphael Saadiq & More Salute Black Movies at the Hollywood Bowl

Launched in 2014 and staged again in 2016, The Black Movie Soundtrack show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles has become one of the venue’s most popular and fun franchises. The series’ third edition last evening (Sept. 25) further solidified the event’s must-attend status as Chaka Khan, Raphael Saadiq, Charlie Wilson,…

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Contest: Black Movie Soundtrack III at the Hollywood Bowl

One of the coolest musical events at the Hollywood Bowl returns for a third year! Black Movie Soundtrack III returns on Wednesday, September 25, with musical director Marcus Miller and Reginald Hudlin presenting the best in black film music, with Craig Robinson serving as host. The big musical event will feature themes, scores, and songs that have set the tone…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Looking Forward To A Night Of Music At The Hollywood Bowl

One of the best African-American musical events in the nation and the current hot topic talk of music fans who reside in South Los Angeles is back for a third year. Black Movie Soundtrack III returns to the Hollywood Bowl Sept. 25, with Oscar-nominated Reginald Hudlin and Grammy Award-winner Marcus…

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BLACK MUSIC MONTH – AFRO FUTURISM AND MUSIC

The concept of Afro Futurism is imagining a future through a black cultural lens. Like a lot of science fiction, it often ends up a metaphor for life today. Here’s a list of highlights of musical afro futurists. Sun Ra – Space Is The Place Sun Ra took big band…

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BLACK MUSIC MONTH – GREATEST FEMALE SINGERS

ARETHA FRANKLIN What is soul? Aretha Franklin, that’s what it is. GLADYS KNIGHT The underrated. Her voice is as powerful, as sincere, as moving as it ever was. CHAKA KHAN Chaka live blows me away every time. WHITNEY HOUSTON The singer’s singer. NANCY WILSON Her voice is a beautiful as…

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BLACK MUSIC MONTH – GREAT SINGER/SONGWRITERS

These artists wrote great songs for themselves and others, and sang the heck out of them. These are artists who deserve your complete attention. Listen deeply to their entire catalogue of music. 1. Stevie Wonder With a body of work that covers two generations, Stevie is the artists’ artist. 2….

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BLACK MUSIC MONTH – THE SOUNDTRACKS

All month I’m going to assemble a list of great black artists and songs. I’ll start with great black soundtracks, since I won’t be able to do the Black Movie Soundtrack show at the Hollywood Bowl this summer. BLACK ORPHEUS Not only one of the greatest soundtracks, but arguably the…

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‘A hug for your soul’: Babyface, Common and others celebrate black movie music at the Hollywood Bowl

Craig Robinson, left, Judith Hill and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds perform Wednesday at the Hollywood Bowl. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times) As movies go, “Shaft” and “Waiting to Exhale” are about as different as can be. In the former, Richard Roundtree plays a private detective battling enemies on the…

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Stars come out to celebrate The Black Movie Soundtrack II as Prince and Whitney are paid tribute at Hollywood Bowl concert

The stars came out in droves to celebrate once again The Black Movie Soundtrack II hosted by comedian and actor Craig Robinson on Wednesday August 31st at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles. In attendance were Actors Anthony Anderson, Chadwick Boseman who will play Marvel’s Black Panther, Chad Coleman from ‘The…

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