iRock Jazz LIVE! with Music Journalist A. Scott Galloway

A. Scott Galloway is a 20+ years veteran writer and music journalist with experience in print and radio. My specialty niche is liner note essays for over 300 music CD reissues of classic albums and compilations, several of which I produced. My work was commissioned by the companies Rhino/WEA, Universal, Sony …


Robert Hurst: Jazz and the Motown Sound

Robert Hurst has been one of the most in-demand bass players in Jazz for the past quarter century. And he has done extensive stints in the bands of Wynton Marsalis, Tony Williams, Branford Marsalis, Charles Lloyd, Chris Botti, and Diana Krall. Hurst also is an Associate Professor of Music at …


Freda Payne: Sophisticated Lady Pt. 1

Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images It’s the early 1970’s, the era where Black Power was still at its high, Afros were the norm, Blaxploitation films were the top movies to see and Black actresses like Pam Grier, Tamara Dobson, Lonette McKee, Denise Nicholas, Vonetta McGee and Freda Payne were …