Hey Y’all It’s Kevin Sandbloom!

This weekend, Saturday November 3rd, the East Austin Community Fall Festival will take place at the George Washington Carver Library.  Come out and join the fun starting at 11:00am.  The Founder, Shametra McGregor, has enlisted a great musical talent Kevin Sandbloom. Ujima had the opportunity to discuss his music.  Check him out at the festival. This is what he had to say. Ujima: Kevin, give … Continue reading Hey Y’all It’s Kevin Sandbloom!

MUSIC WITH A POSITIVE MESSAGE: SUMMER CONCERT SERIES ENGAGES BLACK AND HISPANIC INNER CITY YOUTH

Music with A Positive Message-Organizers focus on bridging the gap between youth & law enforcement and on reducing HIV transmission amongst minority teenagers in Austin AUSTIN, TEXAS — It all started in 1997 when an Austin rap artist and youth leader saw the need for youth to be engaged in positive activities during the summer months.  Jump On It, a free summer concert series, was … Continue reading MUSIC WITH A POSITIVE MESSAGE: SUMMER CONCERT SERIES ENGAGES BLACK AND HISPANIC INNER CITY YOUTH

[New Post] Life Music House Concerts with Angel Austin~ Bringing People To Wholeness Through Music

I met Angel Austin a couple of years ago at the City of Austin Women’s Luncheon. Today, I wanted to introduce the community to her new venture which is both personal and a community driven endeavor. This is our conversation about the LIfe Music House Concerts and bringing people to wholeness through music. Ujima: How did Life Music House Concerts come about? Angel: I attended … Continue reading [New Post] Life Music House Concerts with Angel Austin~ Bringing People To Wholeness Through Music

Austin Loses A Great Singer and Musician Mr. Tim Curry

Tim passed this past Saturday morning due to complications stemming from Chemo. Tim was like a Big Brother for almost 20 years as well as, having the honor of singing on multiple of his C.D’s including; Tim final C.D.  for which many of the songs he’d written seemed to be very Prophetic, long before his diagnosis). ALL about God and his favorite cut titled “Heaven”, this Final CD was completed prior to the 1st … Continue reading Austin Loses A Great Singer and Musician Mr. Tim Curry