Norman Connors, born March, 1947 in Philadelphia, is a jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and producer who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups.
He is known for his jazzy-like ballads such as "You Are My Starship" and "Betcha By Golly Wow". Early in his career he recorded with saxophonist Archie Shepp and Bandleader Pharoah Sanders. He has worked with Michael Henderson (Bass/Vocals) Jean Carn (Vocals) Phyllis Hyman (Vocals) Dee Dee Bridgewater (Vocals) Bobby Lyle (Piano) & Marion Meadows (Sax)
Cindy will talk about the increase drowsy driving accidents & safety for senior driving. She will share safe driving tips for winter driving and common occurrences on the road due to distracted driving.
Robert Sanae, formerly with the group Zapp featuring Roger and Tom Braxton, who performed with bassist Wayman Tisdale, whips up a nice mixture of progressive, contemporary, chill and smooth jazz with their album “The Other Side.”
Diane will talk about the various programs and services available that helps people becoming homeowners through it's renovation or remodeling project and the criteria needed to qualify for one these lovely homes.
Host Trent Darby welcomes Cheryl Scroggins, Community Coordinator for the Dayton Council on Health Equity and Richard Clay Dixon & Bill Dudley of the Miami Valley Collaborative. Topics to be discussed include programs designed to help the urban community live a healthy lifestyle, making better food choices and the importance of mental health. The West Dayton Revitalization Collaborative effort will also be discussed.
The Houston native came out of his comfort zone to record this unique album that surprises jazz fans with a pure hip hop/r & b approach with the creative production of guitarist Craig T. Cooper (former member of the r & b group Sunrize).
Nuri Muhammad, Student Minister of The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, will talk about the 2015 Million Man March that was held in Atlanta. He will also talk about the inner city violence, police killings and the protest of quarterback Colin Kaepernick.