In honor of Kenny G's four-night stand at the Blue Note, which kicks off tonight, we thought we'd look back at some of the key moments in the life of smooth jazz's most mysterious, misunderstood, and feared figure.
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VP Records is the Jamaica, Queens-based powerhouse of the international reggae scene. It owns and distributes a score of other labels including its longtime rival, Greensleeves. Founded by Vincent "Randy" Chin (who died in 2003) and his wife, Patriciachildren of Chinese immigrants to Jamaica ... More >>
I first saw Whitney Houston perform when she was a mere teen, though she exuded the professionalism and power of someone three times her age.
In a Central Park concert, her mother Cissy Houston--a great singer in her own right--brought Whitney out as a guest star to do a number.
It was "Hom ... More >>
Ninja Tune: Matt Black is the dude on the right. Photo by Steve Double.At The Lock Tavern, a North London pub, Matt Black is finishing a beer and taking a respite from the recent frenzy of activity around Ninja Tune, the influential UK label he co-founded 20 years ago with Jonathan More. He's ... More >>
In honor of Michael Jackson, we're raiding our archives. Here's Nelson George, reviewing a show Jackson and his brothers played at Madison Square Garden in 1984.
Chocolate Chips at the Ice Capades
By Nelson George
August 7, 1984
Three years before the Jacksons' current magical mystery tour (the ... More >>