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James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...various financial problems and a few arrests and charges for domestic violence and drug possession. Local honors to the legendary musician include the renaming of the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center to James Brown Arena in September 2006, the renaming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/james-brown
Ramblin' Rhodes: Malpass Brothers keeping tradition of country alive

Put together two North Carolina musician brothers whom Merle Haggard loves with the son of a legendary guitarist and a bluesy local duo named Coriander Blue and what do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-20/ramblin-rhodes-malpas
White Violet brings varied style to Sky City

...Nelson's life has been about music, from playing in "really horrible punk rock bands" as a youth, on to life as a more mature musician, playing for other musicians on tour.Being able to focus only on others' songs ? not writing and performing his own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-20/white-violet-brings-v
Retelling the past can be harder than you think

...known as "the James Brown paper" to the point of being mocked by friends and family. MY FOCUS ON THE life of the iconic musician was so great that when he died in December 2006, several people called to see if I was all right.My decade of painstakingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-17/retelling-past-c
Wycliffe Gordon starts new jazz project, to play Sky City shows

...as the Jackson Five, Parliament/Funkadelic, Kool and the Gang ? but don't expect mimicry from this world-renowned musician and his colleagues."I don't really like the jam session mentality," Gordon said during a telephone interview. "I don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-12/wycliffe-gordon-start
McKnight remembered for service in Augusta's Harrisburg community

...didn't plan it that way.He had been an evangelist and had hoped to continue to travel and preach the gospel, said local musician Eryn Eubanks, recalling the story she heard while growing up in the church."There was this one lady by the name of Thelma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-08/mcknight-remembered-service-a
Yamma Brown pens book about Godfather of Soul

...Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Grand Central will also publish Hijuelos' Another Spaniard in the Works, a short story about a musician who meets John Lennon in 1980, the year a deranged fan killed the ex-Beatle.Hijuelos is best known for The Mambo Kings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-03/yamma-brown-pens-book-ab
The Artside: Photos, mosaics to draw attention

...Artists of the Southeast, will be on display at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta.The festival will also feature musician Amos Lee with Allen Stone, Patrick Davis, and the Ramblin' Fevers; the Complexions contemporary dance company, the Westobou...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-06/artside-photos-mosaic
Wycliffe Gordon to perform at USC Aiken

Musician, composer and conductor Wycliffe Gordon ? in Aiken this coming week as a guest artist for the USC Aiken Summer Jazz Camp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-09/wycliffe-gordon-perfo
Augusta bluegrass musician, mentor, Ed Hurt, remembered

...described himself as just another bluegrass musician, when in truth he was one of the greatest...Ed worked with me when almost no other musician in town would play with me," said Eubanks...I tell people I would not be the same musician and my band's repertoire would not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/augusta-bluegrass-musician-me