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Hot Rhythm.

Hot Rhythm Oil on Canvas 40 x 48 inc ©1961 Archibald J. Motley Courtesy: Chicago History Museum. Love this rousing masterpiece!   _________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved. Advertisements

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Beyoncé Slays!

Just as powerful as Michael Jackson releasing “Remember The Time” during Black History Month in 1992 so, too, Beyoncé slays by dropping Formation during Black History Month and on Bob Nesta Marley’s birthday no less.  Love it…  Love her! Happy … Continue reading

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On The Sunny Side of The Street, It’s Black History Month!

Happy Black History Month!  Who cares about the Oscars?  The most important point of power in all situations is being able to see through to the structure of anything.  Those who cannot manipulate real time events to show themselves, chosen, … Continue reading

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Lytah Note.

Digital Print 13 x 13 inches Edition: 25 © 2015 Taj Francis http://www.tajtenfold.com/ Shamanic.  Astral.  Dream Realism.  Happy Black History Month (Britain).  Love it, truly exquisite! _____________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Night In Tunisia.

© 1953 Live The Quintet At Massey Hall, Toronto. Night in Tunisia composed: Dizzy Gillespie & Chano Pozo. Trumpet: Dizzy Gillespie Alto Saxophone: Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker Bass: Charles Mingus Piano: Bud Powell Drums: Max Roach. It begins and ends with … Continue reading

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Mood Indigo.

Duke Ellington and Orchestra. Nothing like some Ellington after a truly sublime dream.  These are our high-priests.  Happy Black History Month! __________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Corner Pocket.

© 1962 Corner Pocket, Count Basie Orchestra Live Performance. Various artists.  I dare you listen to this without hitting the repeat button at least twice.  Music is life – what in the hell do you know about living talking jive … Continue reading

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Groovin’ High.

© 1953.  Groovin’ High, Live Performance, Verve Records Alto Saxophone: Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker Trumpet: Herbie Williams Bass: Jimmy Woode Piano: Rollins Griffith Drums: Marquis Foster Bebop is where it is at.  Bird knows how to fly-without-moving. _____________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves.

Autumn Leaves: Kosma, Mercer, Prevent. © 1950-1958, Ballards and Blues, Blue Note Records Miles Davis and various artists _________________________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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The Man I Love.

© 1974 Ella Fitzgerald Live in Studio Hamburg Germany. 1927 Music: George Gershwin Lyrics: Ira Gershwin Vocals: Ella Fitzgerald Piano: Tommy Flanagan Guitar: Joe Pass Bass: Keeter Betts Trumpet: Roy Eldridge Tenor Saxophone: Eddy ‘Lockjaw’ Davis Drums: Bobby Durham The … Continue reading

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