Rubén Blades on National Public Radios Weekend Edition, November 30
National Public Radio will broadcast an interview by Scott Simon with Rubén Blades on Weekend Edition, November 30. If you miss the program, you can access NPR's website anytime after it initially airs. Blades just completed a 17 date tour of the US and will be seen in the coming months in no less than 4 new films. Watch for details on the films and new tour dates to be added soon.
Shop Amazon.com through Rosebud and help music charities
The Rosebud Agency web site now has a portal to Amazon.com. Rosebud receives a commission on all Amazon purchases made by visitors entering via the Rosebud site. Rosebud contributes 100% of revenues from this association to music charities - currently the revenues are being passed along to Music In Schools Today or MuST. MuST helps counter the reduction in school music programs by creating events and programs that continue to bring music education into schools - in particular with regard to helping at risk students.
Please tell your friends that, if they plan to shop on Amazon.com, to enter via Rosebud and help encourage music education. Thanks and happy holidays from everyone at Rosebud.
Savoy Doucets Ann Savoy featured on Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood Soundtrack CD
Savoy Doucets Ann Savoy is featured on the Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood Soundtrack CD. While the T Bone Burnett (O Brother Where Art Thou) produced record features tracks from Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Macy Gray, Lauryn Hill, and Tony Bennett, Ann is the only artist featured on three tracks of her own.
Amazon Editors Name The Dirty Dozen Brass Band's Medicated Magic CD the #3 Jazz Record of The Year
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band's Medicated Magic CD has been named the #3 Jazz Record of The Year by Amazon.com editors. The CD features guests Norah Jones, John Bell from Widespread Panic, D J Logic, Olu Dara, Robert Randolph, and Dr. John. The record represents a 25th anniversary celebration for one of New Orleans' most innovative groups. See tour schedule.
Amazon Editors Name Rubén Blades' Mundo CD #2 Latin Music Record of The Year
Rubén Blades' new CD, Mundo, has just been named the #2 Latin Music Record of The Year by the editors of Amazon.com. Rubén is currently on tour in the US performing 3 hour shows to rave reviews. The show is entitled An Evening of World Music starring Rubén Blades featuring Editus Ensemble, Eric Rigler and Boca Livre. See tour schedule.
Amazon Editors Name The Blind Boys of Alabama #1 Christian/Gospel Record of The Year
The Blind Boys of Alabamas Higher Ground has just been named the #1 Christian/Gospel Record of The Year by the editors of Amazon.com. The band continues to pile up the accolades as they begin their North American tour in support of Peter Gabriel. See tour schedule.