……new single

 

Hello everyone. I hope that you are enjoying the summer. While I am still working on my EP which is coming along nicely and leaning toward a danceable Caribbean feel, I decided to dig into my magic box of musical goodies and this popped out.

It’s my interpretation of the Dionne Warwick classic written by Isaac Hayes called Deja Vu”.

Haven’t we all had the experience of feeling that something happening now has somehow happened before? Deja Vu is the french term for this phenomenon.

When it happens in the realm of love, it is luscious and sweet and welcomed with open arms….  


The official release date is Friday, but I wanted to have this available for a few special folks. I hope you enjoy it. If you do, please drop me a note and let me know. I’d be thrilled if you felt inspired to like, share, tweet and repost to your friends etc….


 

In the meantime I will be taking some time off to go on spiritual retreat. but will check in to social media from time to time…


 

And, if you haven’t had a chance to have a #throwback moment and watch the “Prove It” Video here it is…. 🙂


Be well.

Stay Strong.

Keep the Faith.


 

 

A beautiful woman delights the eyes; a wise woman, the understanding, a pure one, the soul. MINNA ANTRIM

 

 

 

 

 

 

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. KHALIL GIBRAN

 

 

 

 

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. MAYA ANGELOU

 

As always, I am musically yours,

Gregory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

……black history month

black history month 2017

Creating this simple page to learn, teach or share…. Here are some links for:

Black History Month 2017

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Calendar of Events and historical information to learn about and share

In depth feature on some of the best stories on race and identity.

Famous African Americans throughout history

And here’s a nice site called “Black Facts” 


MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only LOVE can do that.

CICELY TYSON Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.

LANGSTON HUGHES I swear to the Lord, I still can’t see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.

MAYA ANGELOU One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We cant be kind, true, merciful, generous or honest.

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Don’t lose heart America

As always, I am musically yours, Gregory

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……interviews

Hey folks. This is a short post to let you know that I have a few interviews coming up this week.

I hope you can join me.


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On Monday August 17th, I will be on Keri’s Korner (the 2nd hour of the show) 9PM EST 6PM Pacific. (click photo above for link)

The show can be heard LIVE on Monday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm (EST) via www.floempireradio.com.

The show is syndicated on Tuesday from 5:00pm to 7:00pm (EST) via www.rippedradionetwork.com (or via the free Ripped Radio Network app on iOS and Android mobile devices.


 

On Wednesday August 19th 3:00 PM EST (Noon Pacific) I will be LIVE on “Up Close And Personal” with Latinjazzy. (click photo below for link)

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“Up Close & Personal” brings you the best of the best in Contemporary, Smooth, Traditional, Classical, Latin Jazz and World Jazz., one show at a time… UC&P bringng you the respected trendsetters who have paved the way for so many …


This is “I Like What You Do”


entrigueheaderBelow are links for you to pick up a copy of my feature for Entrigue Magazine this month.

 

Digital Copy – click HERE

Hard Copies – click HERE


For all you SciFi fans (like me). I read there’s a new Star Wars film coming out called “The Force Awakens”. It’s a prequel (work that forms part of a back-story to the preceding work.) I’m looking forward to revisiting the characters in the film. Hey, I wonder if Lando Calrisian is in it?

Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian

Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca

 

 

 

 

 

 


What color is love? An artist used milk and paint to make a beautiful guess.

I thought this was very creative.

The Colors of Feelings from Thomas Blanchard on Vimeo.


This is from “the week in pictures”

Lightning lights up the night’s sky off the coast of Terracina, Italy Picture: Corbis

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Beautiful. But I’m thinking its a good thing that lightning hit the water (not the land) !


My quote for this post:

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. LAO TSU

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Hope to interact with you this week. As always, I am Musically yours,

Gregory

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