Posts Tagged ‘Brenton Duvall’

ToDo ToDay: The Skatalites, “Sleeping Beauty,” and Doughnuts

There are many questions about who created ska music, the high-energy precursor to reggae. But there’s no question that The Skatalites are the Jamaican genre’s greatest band. A collection of the island’s best jazz musicians, led by saxophonist Tommy McCook, The Skatalites formed in 1964 and recorded prolifically. When trombonist and composer Don Drummond was [...]

Arts Roundup: D.C. Is Funny! Edition

The Post names stand-up comics Emily Ruskowski, Brandon Wardell, Tim Miller, and Reggie Melbrough D.C.'s maybe-next-big-things. [Post]
Recently, percussionist Go-Go Mickey left Rare Essence to join his ex-bandmates in Familiar Faces. Here's video from his first show with the group. [TMOTTGoGo]
Where's the next generation of arts donors? [Post]
ICYMI: Is the Corcoran getting better at PR? [Washington City Paper]
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