Members of legendary punk group The Dictators bring their nearly complete act to OKC.
UK duo Disclosure’s first album, Settle, debuted in 2013 to near universal acclaim.
Great jazz musicians possess the nerve and skill to improvise beyond written notes on a page, becoming bare for criticism or praise with each newly formed measure.
In the Sept. 3 issue of Oklahoma Gazette, we reveal the history — and modern influence — of OKC jazz great Charlie Christian. Here, read a Q&A with Christian’s second cousin, Freddy Jenkins.
As a retired teacher, Stephney-Roberson knows firsthand how difficult it is to obtain material about Oklahoma’s black history. “During my years of teaching, I tried to find tools to use, but it was a topic that we were unable to acquire much information on,” she said. Impact highlights the men and women who played pivotal…
In the past 26 years, the Charlie Christian International Music Festival has grown a great deal. “It was a grassroots party, if you will,” said Anita Arnold, executive director of festival sponsor Black Liberated Arts Center. “You could even call it a block party.” Named for the Oklahoma City-raised, influential swing and jazz guitarist Charlie…