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By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer While our city is known as the birthplace of jazz, a local teen will be representing the state by sharing her gift through another musical genre. The second-line culture has never been about violence
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By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Inside the Music – The Life of Idris Muhammad Xlibris Publications One doesn’t necessarily have to be a music authority to enjoy the autobiography of Idris Muhammad who ...
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