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Sammy Figueroa and Imaginary World

On Oct 23 for 8pm and 10 pm, the famed percussionist and double Grammy nominee Sammy Figueroa will be performing at Scullers Jazz Club with the band that recorded his latest album, “Imaginary World”. This show will be broadcast live on WGBH-FM Boston’s “Live From Sculler’s” series, hosted by

In Conversations – Restive Soul with Kyle Nasser

Kyle Nasser‘s debut album Restive Soul, drew it’s title from a quote by the French political thinker and historian, Alexis de Tocqueville, who had attributed his pursuit of politics to his own “restive and insatiable soul”. Author of “Democracy in America” as well, once said that “Life is

In Conversations – Words and Verses with Yoko Miwa

It was love at first sight for Yoko Miwa with the piano, she was four years old and she has not stopped playing ever since. Just like some of her original compositions with lyrical titles, the opulent and simmering piano sound like poetry – poignant,

In Conversations – Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading

This year, the 20th-Annual Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading was happening on Langston Hughes’ birthday. This annual event was coordinated by Anne Edmonds Clanton, and co-sponsored by RISD Museum, RISD’s Writing Center, and Literary Arts & Studies Department. I was able to catch up with

Coming Events – A Love Supreme with Leland Baker

When Leland told me he was going to play the entire album of A Love Supreme, I knew I had to chat with him. Tell me about yourself? Well, I was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. Cultural diversity was something very big and