Rent Parties 1930’s Should Make a Comeback!

Back in the 1930’s  when things   were really hard, folks found a way to get by. After the great migration of African Americans to the North, the struggle for every day life  continue in great ways. Racism was still alive, but collective communities worked together against the struggles. From the sharecropping fields of the South to the…

Music… Bow Down

Over the last few week I have been in a storm, but praying my way through. One of my refuge in prayer. I want to learn more about praying because it draws us closer to God. When we pray we can talk to God. Jesus is always there to help us get through the storm.…

Tell Mama! R.I.P Etta James

R.I.P Etta James. I was just thinking about her today! You will be Missed! Etta James. My uncle Nate Fitzgerald a jazz legend was on tour with Albert King in the UK. He told me that Etta was on the tour that night. She was singing, stepped back from the  mic, then stepped back up to…

Guilty Pleasure…. Black Marching Bands!

  It all started at South High in Columbus, Ohio. I played in the marching band for three years. It was the only thing that helped me “like” high school. I  played the flute for ten years, piano for ten years, Viola for 7 and anything else I could make music on. That included the…