focused on preserving, presenting, and documenting the music and artistic lifestyles that have been created by persons of color.

The Cannonball Adderley Sextet (Live) (1963)

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Cannonball Adderley – Alto Sax Nat Adderley – Cornet Yusef Lateef – Tenor Sax, Flute, Oboe Joe Zawinul – Piano...

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The Art of Digging According to Wajeed

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A video from Wajeed shows us the importance and value of searching for the perfect record, especially the ones that...

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Tony Williams: Life Time

Carled extensively recalls the greatness that is Tony Williams, a drummer that lived a full life in a short amount...

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DJ Wonway Posibul – Later On… (music for chance encounters in bedrooms before dawn) (Mixtape) (Download))

A highly anticipated mix from one of the Bay Area's best and most eclectic DJ's.

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BrotherSpanky- “365 (Valentine’s Day)” (2011)

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Since the advent of music recording, the love song has been the most crowded topical territory by far. Whether you’re...

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Freddie Hubbard – Sky Dive (1973) (Audio)

An album that should be in the minds of any Jazz fan, as well as any Hip Hop producer

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ReImagine J Dilla (by Lexx Valdez)

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ORD 2 SFO: The Travels of Sev Seveer

The travels of Sev Seveer are a personal journey that teaches a life lesson that we can all learn...

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Parabéns, Sérgio Mendes (Sérgio Mendes & Brasil ’66)

Happy Birthday to an iconic figure in Brazilian music, Mr. Sérgio Mendes.

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Newly Discovered Johnny ‘Hammond’ Smith Music to Be Released

from www.downbeat.com – Shifting gears – Organist Johnny “Hammond” Smith helped refine his instrument’s indelible groove when he started recording...

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Karriem Riggins – J Dilla The Greatest (Video)

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Karriem Riggins is a musical marvel, and he expresses his feelings about J Dilla in this candid video.

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Donald Byrd – A Personal Retrospective

My earliest memories begin in the backseat of a ’92 Camry. It was in my mother’s car that I was...

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Pure Essence – “Third Rock” (1976)*

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Pure Essence is one of countless soulful outfits whose sounds were almost lost to the dustbins of time. This funky...

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Seu Jorge and Almaz – The Model (Directed by Khalil Joseph)

This promotional short film is a perfect combination of aesthetics and music, give Seu Jorge an excellent tribute.

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Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission Compilation, Vol. 4 (Download)

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Our gift to our people is the fourth installment of our beat submission compilation. We present The Roy Ayers Project...

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