Issue 6

Article titled Shirley Horn

Shirley Horn

On May 1, 1934, Shirley Valerie Horn was born in Washington, D.C.  Her parents created a musical household: her father, an accounting clerk, and her mother, a homemaker, often sang love songs around their home.  In a Jazz Times interview... Continue Reading
Article titled Sparkle (1976)

Sparkle (1976)

Starring: Lonette McKee, Irene Cara, Philip Michael Thomas, Dwan Smith and Dorian Harewood Rated: PG Drama/Music In this typical success story that illustrates the hard struggle to transcend from nothing to something, Sparkle is the ficti... Continue Reading