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Remembering Curtis Mayfield Today on the 20th Anniversary of His Passing (December 26, 1999) | Albumism

Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Curtis Mayfield’s musical legacy and revisit audio & video highlights from his career below! Biography: Perhaps because he didn’t cross over to the pop audience as heavily as Motown’s stars, it may be that the scope of Curtis Mayfield’s talents and contributions have yet to be fully recognized. Judged merely by his records alone, the man’s legacy is enormous. As the leader of the Impressions, he recorded some of the finest soul vocal group music of the 1960s. As a solo artist in the 1970s, he helped pioneer funk and helped introduce hard-hitting […]

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First look: National Museum of African American Music unveils collection | Tennessean Construction is well underway on the Downtown Nashville complex that will eventually house the National Museum of African American Music, scheduled to open in 2019.

Construction is well underway on the Downtown Nashville complex that will eventually house the National Museum of African American Music, scheduled to open in 2019.

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National Endowment for the Arts Names 2018 Jazz Masters – The New York Times The National Endowment for the Arts on Monday announced its class of 2018 Jazz Masters, awarding the annual fellowship to a broad range of honorees at various stages of their careers.

The National Endowment for the Arts on Monday announced its class of 2018 Jazz Masters, awarding the annual fellowship to a broad range of honorees at various stages of their careers.

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Macy Gray talks racism in America and her biggest problem with Trump – New York Amsterdam News LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Macy Gray is known for her edgy, enigmatic voice and her soulful music about love and life, but in her 10th studio release, which will be out this summer, the Grammy-winning singer is getting political in a way she hasn't before.

LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Macy Gray is known for her edgy, enigmatic voice and her soulful music about love and life, but in her 10th studio release, which will be out this summer, the Grammy-winning singer is getting political in a way she hasn’t before.

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