Alicia Olatuja Releases “Intuition: Songs From The Minds Of Women”

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“On her new album, “Intuition: Songs from the Minds of Women,” the vocalist Alicia Olatuja chose a wide range of songs written by female artists — from Joni Mitchell to Angela Bofill to Imogen Heap — and set about making a new imprint on each.”
— The New York Times

“...Olatuja has found a way to honor what made it [Kate Bush’s “This Woman’s Work”] so distinctive, while creating a whole new sound.” — The New York Times
— The New York Times

Matthew Whitaker Receives 2019 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award

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The ASCAP Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2019 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. The program was established in 2002 to encourage young gifted jazz composers up to the age of 30. It carries the name of the great trumpeter and ASCAP member Herb Alpert in recognition of The Herb Alpert Foundation’s multi-year financial commitment to support this program. The recipients, who receive cash awards, range in age from 11 to 29, and are selected through a juried national competition.