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Kevin Evans

Art

Generational Genesis: Pt.1

“Failure is a huge part of life, but is it truly failure if one is still trying?” Every once in a while testimonial moments of confession are warranted. There are many things that brew and pop within the human vessel that may rarely if ever arrive at a point of fluid release, certain things are rarely addressed. I have concluded, sometimes people are cats.  In the wee-hours when the night has no eyes those cats come in threes, they scramble through the shadows around buildings dotted in summer bushes and trees. I lived in Hampton, VA from April 2004 until …

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Art

No Blues on Sunday

America to this day seems to be some kind of tricky, experimental, societal invention. The music of America is fundamentally aligned and embedded with that same volatile, flavorful, healing energy. It is the gumbo in the crockpot struck by lightning, almost given special supernatural powers. Grown out of the flares of Hades plus the seeds and rains of heaven. From the field chants to the gospel shuffle in the churches, the hymns and hums of gritty blackbelt soiled Delta Blues to wildly scintillating jazz flowing out of the streets and clubs of New Orleans. Yes, this is black music, therefore …

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