Larry Reni Thomas

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09/01/16    Community Articles

BOOK SIGNING: THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN AUTHOR AT A DIFFERENT BOOKLIST IN TORONTO, CANADA 9/10/16

BOOK SIGNING: THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN AUTHOR AT A DIFFERENT BOOKLIST IN TORONTO, CANADA 9/10/16 A Different Booklist, 746 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Canada, presents a book signing, September 10, 2016, (from 6:00pm-8:00 pm ), featuring Chapel Hill, North...

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08/31/16    Community Articles

THE AUTHOR OF THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN ON UHURU RADIO'S DIASPORIC MUSIC WITH TORONTO-BASED NORMAN RICHMOND 9/4/16

Larry Reni Thomas, the author of “The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan” (KHA Books) will be interviewed, Sunday, September 4, 2016, at 3:30 pm by Toronto, Canada-based Norman Richmond on Uhuru Radio’s Diasporic Music (http://www.theburningspear.com/uhuru-radio...

08/19/16    Community Articles

I CALLED HIM MORGAN: SWEDISH FILM ON LEE MORGAN TO BE SHOWN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN EUROPE AT THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL! by LARRY RENI THOMAS

"I Called Him Morgan" a documentary film about the trumpet legend Lee Morgan, and Helen Morgan, the lady who shot Lee Morgan, has been selected to be shown at The Venice International Film Festival (http://www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/73rd-festival/line...

05/25/16    Community Articles

PREVIEW: THE SEVENTH ANNUAL OCEAN CITY BEACH (NC) JAZZ FESTIVAL SET TO SIZZLE!! by LARRY RENI THOMAS

The Seventh Annual Ocean City Beach (NC) Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2016, and Sunday, July 3. 2016. from 5 pm until 8 pm, both days. Scheduled performers on Saturday, are: Texas-based vocalist Ashleigh E. Smith, Detroit native flute...

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05/25/16    Community Articles

PREVIEW: SPOLETO 2016 LOOKS LIKE JAZZ HEAVEN!! by LARRY RENI THOMAS

Jazz music lovers are thoroughly excited, smiling and extremely happy about the jazz lineup at the upcoming 40th Annual Spoleto Festival USA, in beautiful, scenic, historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. The 17-day (May 26-June 12, 2016) festival...

09/01/15    Community Articles

PREVIEW: THE TRIANGLE NORTH CAROLINA 2015-16 JAZZ SEASON LOOKS AS FINE AS WINE FOR MUSIC LOVERS! by LARRY RENI THOMAS

The busy, expanding, thoroughly-satisfying jazz scene in what is called the "Triangle" area of the Piedmont section of North Carolina (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill) just keeps getting better and better. Who needs the New York or the D.C. jazz scene when...

09/01/15    Community Articles

PREVIEW: THE TRIANGLE NORTH CAROLINA 2015-16 JAZZ SEASON LOOKS AS FINE AS WINE FOR MUSIC LOVERS! by LARRY RENI THOMAS

The busy, expanding, thoroughly-satisfying jazz scene in what is called the "Triangle" area of the Piedmont section of North Carolina (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill) just keeps getting better and better. Who needs the New York or the D.C. jazz scene when...

07/14/15    Community Articles

FIFTH ANNUAL JOHN COLTRANE JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL IN HIS HOMETOWN OF HIGH POINT, NORTH CAROLINA SET FOR SEPTEMBER 5 AND 6, 2015 by LARRY RENI THOMAS

The Friends of John Coltrane,Inc., a High Point, North Carolina-based arts organization, presents, The Fifth Annual John Coltrane International Jazz And Blues Festival, September 5 and 6, 2015 from 3 pm to 10 pm, at Oak Hollow Park, 1841 Eastchester Drive...

06/07/15    Community Articles

THE SIXTH ANNUAL OCEAN CITY BEACH (NC) JAZZ FESTIVAL TO PRESENT AN ALL-STAR LINEUP! by LARRY RENI THOMAS

The Sixth Annual Ocean City Beach (NC) Jazz Festival will be held on Friday, July 3, 2015, and Saturday, July 4. 2015. from 5 pm until 8 pm, both days. Scheduled performers on Friday, are Fayetteville, North Carolina resident trumpet smooth jazz sensation...

08/01/14    Community Articles

PREVIEW: THE TRIANGLE NORTH CAROLINA 2014-2015 JAZZ SEASON by Larry Reni Thomas

The busy, expanding, thoroughly-satisfying jazz scene in what is called the “Triangle” area of the Piedmont section of North Carolina just keeps getting better and better. Who needs the New York or the D.C. jazz scene when everybody seems to be coming this...

07/19/14    Community Articles

CD Review: Great Voices Of Harlem (Pao Records) by Larry Reni Thomas

Those of us who know better laughed, snickered, recently, when we read in Downbeat magazine that Harlem-based vocalist extraordinaire Mansur Scott was a “rising star.” We will agree, however, that he is definitely a “star” because he always shines when he...

07/15/14    Community Articles

Fourth Annual John Coltrane Festival Set For August 30, 2014 In His Hometown of High Point, North Carolina by Larry Reni Thomas

Fourth Annual John Coltrane Festival Set For August 30, 2014 In His Hometown Of High Point, North Carolina! by Larry Reni Thomas High Point, North Carolina To Celebrate Hometown Jazz Hero--John Coltrane For the Fourth Straight Year! The Friends of John Coltrane...

06/07/14    Community Articles

The Fifth Annual Ocean City Beach (NC) Jazz Festival by Larry Reni Thomas

The Fifth Annual Ocean City Beach (NC) Jazz Festival will be held on Friday, July 4, 2014, and Saturday, July 5. 2014. from 5 pm until 8 pm, both days. Scheduled performers on Friday, are Lin Rountree with special guest Nicholas Cole, The Ira Wiggins Quartet...

05/23/14    Community Articles

THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN AUTHOR ON WHPK-FM CHICAGO 5/25/14

Larry Reni Thomas, the author of the recently published book, The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan, (KHA Books) will be interviewed on "Jazz Rapp with the Impressario Al Carter-Bey," May 25, 2014, 1:15 pm (EDT) (12:15 pm, CDT) by host Al Carter-Bey. Thomas will...

05/14/14    Community Articles

THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN AUTHOR ON CFRO 100.5 FM VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA 5/16/14

Larry Reni Thomas, the author of the recently published book, The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan, (KHA Books) will be interviewed on "A Trane", May 16, 2014, 6:00 pm (EDT) by host Nou Dadoun. Thomas will talk about his experience with Helen Morgan, whom he interviewed...

05/02/14    Community Articles

MILES DAVIS MUSIC MARATHON ON SUNDAY NIGHT JAZZ WITH LARRY THOMAS ON WCOM-FM 5/18/14

Listen to The Miles Davis Music Marathon, on "Sunday Night Jazz with Larry Thomas," (9pm-12midnight), May 18, 2014 on WCOM-FM (www.wcomfm.org), Chapel Hill-Carrboro, North Carolina. The three-hour program will include interviews with his daughter, Cheryl...

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Larry Reni Thomas joined the JazzTimes community on Mar 18, 2009