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Soul Lounge: Russell Taylori
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December 09, 2014 1:56 PM
Shawna Renee catches up with soul singer and songwriter, Russell Taylor to hear what he’s been up to since winning the VH1” You Oughta Know” title in 2013. She also convinces him to share a few songs from his album "War of Hearts."

Soul Lounge: Russell Taylor

Shawna Renee catches up with soul singer and songwriter, Russell Taylor to hear what he’s been up to since winning the VH1” You Oughta Know” title in 2013. She also convinces him to share a few songs from his album "War of Hearts."


What is Music Alley?

 

Music Alley is an ongoing series of programs that bring the best in American music.

Experience live concerts with "Hamilton Live," discover jazz with Eric Felten in "Beyond Category," request the latest music in "Border Crossings," and connect with soul music in "Soul Lounge."

 

Join us every week for a new experience!

 

 

 

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Music Alleyi
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June 18, 2014 4:05 PM

Hamilton Live

Video The Hamilton Live: Etienne Charles

Trumpeter, percussionist and bandleader Etienne Charles was born in Trinidad and blends island rhythms with modern jazz. He and his stellar band perform live at The Hamilton in Washington D.C., a rich gumbo of jazz, calypso, reggae, and rock-steady that Charles calls “Creole Soul.”

Beyond Category

Video Beyond Category: Ryan Keberle

Trombonist Ryan Keberle and his band Catharsis join Beyond Category host Eric Felten at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, DC to perform music from their new disc, “In the Zone,” and talk about melody and emotion in jazz.

Border Crossings

Video Border Crossings: OK Go

The band OK Go is best known for its elaborate and very creative music videos, which have earned a Grammy, an MTV award, a Webby Award and been viewed millions of times. Members of the band sit down with Border Crossings host Larry London to talk and to perform acoustic versions of songs from their new album, “Hungry Ghosts.”

Soul Lounge

Video Soul Lounge: Avery Sunshine

Avery Sunshine is known for her irresistible combination of soul, jazz and gospel influences. She’s traveled the world entertaining audiences with her powerful voice, inspiring lyrics and infectious spirit. She joins host Shawna Renee on The Soul Lounge to perform and share the stories behind her new album The Sun Room.

Coming up on Music Alley:

ARTIST DATE
Border Crossings: XCX December 17, 2014
Beyond Category: Jane Monheit      December 24, 2014
Soul Lounge: Tim Bloom December 31, 2014
Borcer Crossings: New Politics January 07, 2015

"Hamilton Live" Experience

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM

DISCOVER "BEYOND CATEGORY"

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Beyond Category Promoi
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June 20, 2014 3:32 PM

INTERACT ON "BORDER CROSSINGS"

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Border Crossings Promoi
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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM

CONNECT WITH "SOUL LOUNGE"

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Soul Lounge Promoi
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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM