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What instrument do you play?
Sax and Key boards.
Who influenced you to listen to jazz
"Brotherman" Gary Branchaud
How did you find out about the WDCJN?
www.myspace.com/themandymasonband
My Website
http://http://www.myspace.com/docmusic48
Where are you located?
Nashville
Tell us about yourself
I am a Nashville Musician. I am also the co producer and director for The Mandy Mason Project. I have been with three labels in the past, had three pic. hits and toured with great artists such as Razzey Bailey, Charley McClain and Percy Sledge. I am also the proud Father of one beautiful daughter and Grandfather of one beautiful little girl. I am currently working with The Nashtones and The Chessmen and The Mandy Mason Band out of Nashville, Tn.

About Doc

Doc has performed with Razzy Bailey, Charlie McClain, made appearances on Hee Haw, Nashville Now, New Country, Music City USA, Center Stage and the Grand Ole Opry. Doc was session leader on the Ronnie McDowell hit, “The King is Gone”. He has been a staff songwriter for Sony Tree Publishing, recorded for the Epic label, and with the Rock Band, “Michael” on R.C.A., U.K.
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Halloween with Mandy Mason!

Posted on November 2, 2010 at 9:27pm 0 Comments

I want to thank Mandy Mason so much for making Halloween so much fun for me this year. This was the first time in many many years that I did not have to work on Halloween and Mandy made it all happen just like magic! We

were the bride and groom at the costume party. Soooooooo much fun. I don't think

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Since 1894
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Wallace Roney Quintet w/Lenny White & Special Guest
July 24-27, 2014

Wallace Roney earned the admiration and respect of his colleagues and his elders since age 16. He has been an integral part of the band with Tony Williams, Ornette Coleman, Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Walter Davis Jr., Herbie Hancock, Jay McShann, David Murray, McCoy Tyner, Sonny Rollins, Curtis Fuller, Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Dizzy Gillespie to name a few. He was one of the few musicians in his generation who learned and perfected his craft directly from alliances with Jazz Masters. But his most important and meaningful relationship was with Miles Davis.

Wallace was mentored by Miles Davis after Miles heard him in 1983 at his birthday gala performance in Carnegie Hall. Their association peaked when Miles chose Wallace to share the stage at his historic performance in Montreux in 1991. After Davis died, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams and Roney banded together and toured the world in tribute.

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Diz to Today
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The amiable 87-year-old saxophonist, educator, NEA Jazz Master, big band leader and elder statesman in the Heath Brothers group is optimistic about the future of jazz as he keeps “the continuum” going.

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CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF

 

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Barney McAll, Greg Bandy, James King and Gary Bartz ©Alan Nahigian

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"A Night In Tunsia" 

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George V Johnson Jr

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Benny Sharoni, an Israeli-born, Boston-based tenor saxophonist, can energize even the largest, most lackluster venue with his big-toned sound and ebullient phrasing, packed with intense emotion and spirituality, a vibrant hybrid of the hip and the holy."

First Wooden Clock by: BENJAMIN BANNEKER 

Using as a model a pocket watch he had borrowed from a merchant or traveler, Banneker carved wooden replicas of each piece and used the parts to make a clock that struck hourly. He completed the clock in 1753, at the age of 21. Due to its precision (it struck every hour, on the hour, and continued to do so nearly forty years) the clock brought fame to young Banneker. Thus he began a watch and clock repair business. The clock continued to work until his death. Read more....

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George, thank you and thank GOD for blessing you with insight to create WDCJN!   The Network has been my connection to the greatest Jazz Legends alive today and Emerging Jazz Icons.  Many of whom I've met and collaborated with over the last 3 yrs after our introduction.  Its a Wonderful thing when Creativity collides with History, Experience and Cosmic Energy and that's exactly the vortex you've created with the WDCJN.  Keep letting your light Shine Brother,......... Keep letting it SHINE~~~Lou 

 

 
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I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. 

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The annual Kemet Nu "Know Thyself: Educational Tour to Egypt will run July 12 - 26, 2014 (15 days). We had a wonderful tour in 2013 and look forward to another trip of a lifetime in 2014. Listed below is pertinent information on the upcoming pilgrimage to the Motherland. Click here for a copy of the brochure with reservation form on page 5.
KEMET NU "KNOW THYSELF" EDUCATIONAL TOUR - A 15 Day African-centered "Trip of a Lifetime." EGYPT : FROM CAIRO TO NUBIA, Conducted by Ashra and Merira Kwesi, international lecturers on the African origin of civilization, religion and culture. Tour is based on 33 years of consistent field research and annual tour experience in Egypt .

Pyramids and Sphinx (Horemakhet) at Giza and much, much more...
Notice the resemblence! Who are we? Why did they destroy our Pyramids?


Put it this way: Jazz is a good barometer of freedom… In its beginnings, the United States of America spawned certain ideals of freedom and independence through which, eventually, jazz was evolved, and the music is so free that many people say it is the only unhampered, unhindered expression of complete freedom yet produced in this country.~~~Duke Ellington

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Introducing
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In The Beginning...
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Introducing the One & Only
"YOUR MAJESTY"
George V Johnson Jr
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GEORGE V JOHNSON 
"Ladies and Gentlemen
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GEORGE V JOHNSON 
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Eddie Jefferson's Birthday
Grant's Tomb
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W.D.C.J.N. is one of the first American Jazz Networks to embrace the remaining truly great Jazz legends of our times and upcoming Jazz greats through today’s social media. 

The W.D.C.J.N. is now internationally reaching Jazz musician, enthusiasts and aficionados, promoters, festivals of Jazz around the world. A real eye opener for people researching the history and present day development an evolution of America’s only original art form and historical legacy.
I fully endorse this institution  "The Washington DC Jazz Network" and encourage anyone that is fond of Jazz to visit the Washington D.C. Jazz Network; today and become a member or make a donation to a worthy cause.

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Washington DC Jazz Network

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I am able to find out what's going on in town and on the east coast
and to network with other musicians. I get a lot of my news from the emails I receive from WJN.
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program at Howard University in Washington, DC. Keep up the great work.~~~FRED IRBY

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Howard University Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

The Howard University Jazz Ensemble will present it's Fall Concert @ Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel.


The guest soloist will be saxophonist Javon Jackson. Mr. Jackson is a veteran of the bands of Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Elvin Jones and Les McCann. There will also be a performance by AFRO BLUE, the award winning vocal jazz ensemble.
Critics have their purposes, and they're supposed to do what they do, but sometimes they get a little carried away with what they think someone should have done, rather than concerning themselves with what they did~~~Duke Ellington
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W.D.C.J.N. is one of the first American Jazz Networks to embrace the remaining truly great Jazz legends of our times and upcoming Jazz great through today’s social media.
 
The W.D.C.J.N. is now internationally reaching Jazz musician, enthusiasts and aficionados, promoters, festivals of Jazz around the world. A real eye opener for people researching the history and present day development an evolution of America’s only original art form and historical legacy.

I fully endorse this institution and encourage anyone that is fond of Jazz to visit the Washington D.C. Jazz Network; today and become a member or make a donation to a worthy cause.

Sincerely!!!

Maxwell Price
Belgium

 

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A pianist during the bebop era, he played and recorded with many jazz greats, including Art Blakey, Charlie Parker, Blue Mitchell, Curtis Fuller,  Oscar Pettiford, John Coltrane and Miles Davis. In the early 1960s he also led his own trio with Jimmy Garrison and G. T. Hogan.

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