January 2018 Play For Me Archives

Bringing in the New Year with highlights from 2017 shows; inspiration from the tunes and voices of a year gone bye-bye.  Don't let the PSA's throw you for a loop LOL

STEPPING US INTO TWENTY-EIGHTEEN, ONE GREAT MUSIC SELECTION AT A TIMEHOPE YOU APPRECIATE ALL THAT YOU HEAR TONIGHT.  There is more Minnesota music great

On this day, let the world join America in the celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday.  Listen in as I share a very appropriate replay of an interview done with composer Dameun Strange.  Strange focuses on the legacy of the King family, through his opera executed in memory of the life and assassination of Alberta Williams King, mother of the man we celebrate today.

Photo Inset: Martin with his wife Coretta (rt) and his mother Alberta (lft) as he recovers from an attempt on his life in Harlem Hospital.

Music to effect a harmonic convergence and calm the calamity disrupting spirited souls in our wonderful world.  In other words, just playin' good tunes like a good DJ should, oh yeah

For more learned notes of a spirited kind, click on the red text to check out this e-note from "Enlightening Life" blogger Jennifer Hoffman, and be open to what others have to say about being the opposite of mean in Twenty-Eighteen.

Stars are not created in a vacuum.  Listen up as my guests from Memphis, TN — theatre artist and teacher extraordinaire Andrea Thompson Adams and sports coach and lifelong football enthusiast Chris Bell — share their hometown connection angles to the Super Bowl LII experience.