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Episode 3 of The Jazz Creative Airs on April 29th @ 10pm PST/ 1am EST on Aspire TV

by on Apr.28, 2016, under Television

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The Jazz Creative 3rd Episode to Air on April 29th on the ASPiRE TV NETWORK

The Jazz Creative Episode 3

April 29, 2016

10PM PST and 1am EST

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The Jazz Giants honoring and paying tribute to Jaco Pastorious!!!!

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The 3rd episode of The Jazz creative features guests Peter Erskine, Ben Williams, Will Lee, John Beasley, Christian McBride, Brian Blade with performances by Danny Janklow  and Nicole Mitchell!!!

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day is April 30th

and it is celebrated all over the World. This Year, President Barak and Michell Obama will host the event at The White House and it will be broadcast @ 8pm on ABC TV!!!

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Click above to watch the Episode 1 & 2 of The Jazz Creative!

The Jazz Creative, the only regularly scheduled music television series to feature both established and up and coming jazz artists, premieres its 2nd episode online at www.allmusictelevision.net and on the ASPIRE TV NETWORK on Friday, April 29th at 10pm (PST)/1am (EST). The ASPiRE Television Network was created by legendary athlete and entrepreneur Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson. The new music series is produced by All Music Television, LLC and features in depth interviews and new music from many of the biggest, brightest and popular artists and musicians in Jazz.

Jazzcat AMTV BBHosted and curated by Los Angeles Radio and Television personality LeRoy Downs, the new music series premiers its 2nd episode on the Aspire Network April 29, 2016 at 10pm PST / 1am EST.  The show will feature today’s sung and unsung heroes of jazz whose music, creativity and originality continue to lay the foundation and create the landscape of today’s music. Jazz is a music that has its roots here in America and through the ages has branched out globally literally embracing and assimilating into all countries, cultures, genres of music, and demographics from the boomers to the millennials! All Music Television is taking the power of this music and cross pollinating it with the  television media platform to broaden awareness, expose it’s creativity and to share the wonders of the music visually with a larger audience!

 

About All Music Television, LLC All Music Television produced ‘Live From The Blue Whale’ featuring Matthew Stevens and Gerald Clayton and Christmas Jazz with LeRoy Downs with Danny Janklow, Jazzmeia Horn, Dontae Winslow, Nicole Mitchell Theo Croker and more!  The show reached 40 million+ viewers in 22 of the top 25 US TV markets.

About ASPiRE TV NETWORK

ASPiRE celebrates the African American experience, offering inspirational and motivational programming. It is available to over 37 million television homes on Comcast, Verizon Fios, DirecTV, DISH and AT&T U-VERSE in 22 of the top 25 US television markets. Click here to find the Aspire channel in your area!

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The Jazz Creative Episode 2 Airs March 25!

by on Mar.10, 2016, under Television

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The Jazz Creative 2nd Episode to Aired on March 25th on the ASPiRE TV NETWORK

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The Jazz Creative Episode 2

March 25, 2016

10PM PST and 1am EST

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Click here to find the Aspire channel in your area!

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We’ll Take A Sneak Peak of the New Film, “Miles Ahead” starring Don Cheadle!!!!

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The 2nd episode of The Jazz creative features guests include bassist Joe Sanders who tours and plays with everyone in the business including Gerald Clayton, Charles Lloyd, Ambrose Akinmusire and a TON of this music’s beautiful players. Grammy Award winning Jazz historian Ashley Khan talks about Miles, Coltrane and Kamasi Washington!

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Performances by Cameron Graves introducing his new album, “The Planetary Prince” and Dontae Winslow and the Winslow Dynasty.

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Click above to watch the Premier Episode of The Jazz Creative!

The Jazz Creative, the only regularly scheduled music television series to feature both established and up and coming jazz artists, premieres its 2nd episode online at www.allmusictelevision.net and on the ASPIRE TV NETWORK on Friday, March 25th at 10pm (PST)/1am (EST). The ASPiRE Television Network was created by legendary athlete and entrepreneur Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson. The new music series is produced by All Music Television, LLC and features in depth interviews and new music from many of the biggest, brightest and popular artists and musicians in Jazz.

Jazzcat AMTV BBHosted and curated by Los Angeles Radio and Television personality LeRoy Downs, the new music series premiers its 2nd episode on the Aspire Network March 25, 2016 at 10pm PST / 1am EST.  The show will feature today’s sung and unsung heroes of jazz whose music, creativity and originality continue to lay the foundation and create the landscape of today’s music. Jazz is a music that has its roots here in America and through the ages has branched out globally literally embracing and assimilating into all countries, cultures, genres of music, and demographics from the boomers to the millennials! All Music Television is taking the power of this music and cross pollinating it with the  television media platform to broaden awareness, expose it’s creativity and to share the wonders of the music visually with a larger audience!
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Sneak Peak of Saxophonist Kamasi Washington!

About All Music Television, LLC All Music Television produced ‘Live From The Blue Whale’ featuring Matthew Stevens and Gerald Clayton and Christmas Jazz with LeRoy Downs with Danny Janklow, Jazzmeia Horn, Dontae Winslow, Nicole Mitchell Theo Croker and more!  The show reached 40 million+ viewers in 22 of the top 25 US TV markets.

About ASPiRE TV NETWORK

ASPiRE celebrates the African American experience, offering inspirational and motivational programming. It is available to over 37 million television homes on Comcast, Verizon Fios, DirecTV, DISH and AT&T U-VERSE in 22 of the top 25 US television markets. Click here to find the Aspire channel in your area!

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The Premiere of Jazz Creative on ASPiRE TV NETWORK

by on Feb.11, 2016, under Television

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The Jazz Creative to Air on ASPiRE TV NETWORK

Jazzcat AMTV BBHosted by Los Angeles Radio and Television personality LeRoy Downs, the new music series premiers on the Aspire Network February 26, 2016 at 10pm PST / 1am EST.  The show will feature today’s sung and unsung heroes of jazz whose music, creativity and originality continue to lay the foundation and create the landscape of today’s music. Jazz is a music that has its roots here in America and through the ages has branched out globally literally embracing and assimilating into all countries, cultures, genres of music, and demographics from the boomers to the millennials! All Music Television is taking the power of this music and cross pollinating it with the  television media platform to broaden awareness, expose it’s creativity and to share the wonders of the music visually with a larger audience! Watch the premiere episode of The Jazz Creative here:

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The Jazz Creative Premiers 

February 26, 2016

10PM PST and 1am EST

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on the Aspire TV Network

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The first episode of The Jazz creative features guests include famed jazz trumpeter, film scorer Terence Blanchard, Kennedy Center Artistic Director and accomplished composer, arranger and pianist Jason Moran, the one and only four time Grammy Winning, super bass player Christian McBride, Cameron Graves and Theo Croker Los Angeles, California

Screen Shot 2015-12-14 at 2.53.43 PMThe Jazz Creative, the only regularly scheduled music television series to feature both established and up and coming jazz artists, is set to premiere online at www.allmusictelevision.net and on the ASPIRE TV NETWORK on Friday, February 26th at 10pm (PST)/1am (EST). The ASPiRE Television Network was created by legendary athlete and entrepreneur Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson. The new music series is produced by All Music Television, LLC and features in depth interviews and new music from many of the biggest, brightest and popular artists and musicians in Jazz.

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Hosted and curated by popular Los Angeles Jazz Radio Personality LeRoy Downs, the premiere episode of The Jazz Creative celebrates African American History Month, the GRAMMY’s and the Academy Awards as we peek inside the creative process of composing Music for Film with multiple GRAMMY winning artists Terence Blanchard (CHI-RAQ) and Jason Moran (SELMA), a visit with Philadelphia born bassist Christian McBride, who talks Gamble & Huff, the Sound Of Philadelphia, Grover Washington Jr. and the 76er’s and two sets of great new music from The Planetary Prince, pianist Cameron Graves and the Afrophysicist, trumpeter Theo Croker.

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About All Music Television, LLC All Music Television produced ‘Live From The Blue Whale’ featuring Matthew Stevens and Gerald Clayton and Christmas Jazz with LeRoy Downs with Danny Janklow, Jazzmeia Horn, Dontae Winslow and more. Airing Christmas week on ASPIRE and on several local TV stations, the show reached 40 million+ viewers in 22 of the top 25 US TV markets.

About ASPiRE TV NETWORK

ASPiRE celebrates the African American experience, offering inspirational and motivational programming. It is available to over 37 million television homes on Comcast, Verizon Fios, DirecTV, DISH and AT&T U-VERSE in 22 of the top 25 US television markets. Click here to find the Aspire channel in your area!

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Happy New Year’s Jazz From The Jazzcat and AllMusicTelevision.net

by on Jan.01, 2016, under Television

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Enjoy 40 minutes of Jazz for 2016! Our gift to you!!!

Featuring Performances by….

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2015 Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition Winner

Jazzmeia Horn

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Theo Crocker

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Dontae Winslow and the Winslow Dynasty

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Nicole Mitchell

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Cameron Graves

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Danny Janklow

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Christmas Jazz with LeRoy Downs

by on Dec.14, 2015, under Television

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Merry Christmas to you all; All lovers of music, all lovers of JAZZ!!!


Screen Shot 2015-12-14 at 2.25.45 PMLeRoy Downs “The Jazzcat” in association with All Music Television has produced a special holiday gift for you, Jazz on TELEVISION!!! AllMuTVAiring in several cities across the country this holiday season, we present to you “Christmas Jazz with LeRoy Downs”. Christmas Jazz is JAZZ for Christmas, original music by some extraordinary musicians who have come together to share their talents with you!

Photographs on set by Bob Barry Photography

Airing Christmas Day Here in Los Angeles at 7am on…

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and across the country West Coast 10pm & East Coast 1am on…

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The show will feature performances by …

Theo Croker, Nicole Mitchell, Danny Janklow, Dontae Winslow and the Winslow Dynasty, The Cameron Graves Trio

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and Introducing 2015 Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition Winner Jazzmeia Horn …

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Appearances by Terence Blanchard, Jason Moran, Don Was, Christian McBride and Peter Erskine

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“The Jazz Creative” New Weekly Music Television Series Launches Across the U.S. September 20

by on Sep.15, 2015, under Television

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The Jazz Creative: Weekly Music Television Series

Launches Across the U.S. September 20th

All Music Television Network bows its first program produced by Emmy-winning veteran Frederick Smith Jr. and hosted by celebrated jazz personality LeRoy Downs!

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LOS ANGELES – Showcasing today’s biggest and brightest stars blending jazz, blues, hip-hop, funk and soul, “The Jazz Creative,” a new weekly 30-minute music television series, will begin airing on September 20, today announced three-time Emmy Award-winning producer Frederick Smith Jr., founder and president of All Music Television Network. Over the next three months, the show will be available online and to 25 television stations reaching 20+ million households in many of the top 150 DMAs, including New York and Los Angeles.

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Hosted by Los Angeles radio personality LeRoy Downs, the Jazzcat, “The Jazz Creative” is expertly curated and produced with exclusive interviews and intimate performances by emerging and established artists. The Jazz Creative will be filmed on location at clubs and venues around the country like our first episode filmed from the Blue Whale in Downtown Los Angeles, a widely regarded home to the sounds of a new generation of groundbreaking artists.

“With hot young musicians such as Gerald Clayton, Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin leading the way, we believe ‘The Jazz Creative’ will be the start of a new era for this most resilient and beloved style of music,” said Smith. “Jazz is America’s original art form and continues to reflect our diverse culture.”

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GRAMMY®-nominated pianist Gerald Clayton and guitarist Matthew Stevens are profiled in the first show, with saxophone sensation Kamasi Washington, trumpeter Marquis Hill, pianist Kris Bowers and 2015 Monterey Jazz Festival artists and highlights slated for future episodes.

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“The Jazz Creative” will air after “Saturday Night Live” (NBC) and “The Late Late Show with James Corden” (CBS) in select markets. The series will also be available by subscription online at allmusictelevision.net and on digital platforms including Roku, Apple TV and other OTT devices and services. Click below for local listings  http://www.allmusictelevision.net/#!where-does-lfbw-air/c13f3

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Aimed to appeal to millennials and boomers alike, the program presents rising stars and music legends captured live in concert and in conversation at the world-famous jazz clubs, venues and festivals around the globe. Downs, a Los Angeles jazz radio program, will also debut the online jazz radio station “Sounds and Colors Radio” in November.

 

Charles Lloyd“LeRoy Downs is passionate about jazz and brings the experience of a lifetime of listening,” said 2015 NEA Jazz Master Charles Lloyd.

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All Music Television Network (AMTV)

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All Music Television LLC is an independently-owned production and distribution company based in Los Angeles that specializes in the development, production and distribution of music and sports related television projects for local and network broadcast, cable, digital, social media and ancillary distribution markets. Global in reach but local in taste, AMTV is a new source for everything music. AllMusicTelevision.net

Frederick Smith Jr.

Three-time Sports Emmy Award winner Frederick Smith Jr. is the founder and president of All Music Television LLC. He helped launch NBC’s “NBA Inside Stuff” and served as the Los Angeles producer for NBA Entertainment. For 20 years at CBS Sports, Smith was responsible for many of the most iconic and enduring images in the history of televised sports. For 17 years, he worked on CBS’ “Late Late Show” as a video editor and producer. In 2001, Smith founded HoopTV.net, which became the pre- eminent high school and college video recruiting service in the nation and was sold to Maxx Athlete. He has produced and directed shows, games and videos for ESPN, CBS, BET, NBA, NBC and Fox Sports.

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From left: Host LeRoy Downs, the Jazzcat, GRAMMY®-nominated pianist Gerald Clayton and Emmy-winning producer Frederick Smith Jr. of “The Jazz Creative.” (Photo: Bob Barry Jazzography)

LeRoy Downs

Known as “The Jazzcat,” Downs has broadcast in Los Angeles on KJazz 88.1 FM as well as KCRW 89.9 FM, KPFK 90.7 FM, KXLU 88.9 FM, 1410 AM KRML in Carmel and KRML 94.7 FM in the Monterey area. For the past 15 years, he has hosted the Monterey Jazz Festival and has been Master of Ceremonies for the Angel City Jazz Festival, the Playboy Jazz Cruise, KPFK’s Hero Awards Tribute to Billy Higgins, The 2015 KJazz Summer Benefit concert and several of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz competitions, among other events. TheJazzcat.net.

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Sounds and Colors Interview with Kamasi Washington “The EPIC”

by on Apr.29, 2015, under Television

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Click and Enjoy Los Angeles Saxophonist Kamasi Washington as he talks about the new release “The EPIC” hitting the stores next week! Don’t miss the stunning performance on Monday May 4th at The Regent Theater in Downtown Los Angeles!

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The Epic is a 172-minute, three-record set that includes a 32-piece orchestra, a 20-person choir, and 17 songs overlaid with a compositional score written by Washington. Pulsing underneath is an otherworldly ten-piece band, each member of which is individually regarded as among the best young musicians on the planet

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Featuring: The Next Step
Kamasi Washington (Saxophone)
Ryan Porter (Trombone)
Dontae Winslow (Trumpet)
Patrice Quinn (Vocal)
Cameron Graves (Piano)
Brandon Coleman (Keyborads) Miles Mosley (Upright Bass) Stephen Bruner (Electric Bass) Tony Austin (Drums) Ronald Bruner (Drums) Leon Mobely (Percussion)

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W/ Special Guests:
Battlecat, Dwight Tribble, Rickey Washington, Terrace Martin and more TBA.

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String and Choir Conductor: Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

String Section:
Paul Cartwright (Violin)
Tylana Renga (Violin)
Jim Simone (Violin)
Molly Rogers (Viola)
Andrea Witt (Viola)
Ginger Murphy (Cello)
Atryom Manukyan (Cello)

Choir:
Charles Jones
Dawn Norsleet
Mashica Winslow
Nia Andrews
Steven Wayne
Taylor Graves
Thalma de Freitas

DJ Sets by:

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Daddy Kev (Low End Theory), more TBA

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Regent Theatre: 448 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA. 90013

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Online Tickets and Info: ArtDontSleep.com
$23 Limited Presale Tickets

 

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All Music Television :30 Sec Promo

by on Feb.02, 2015, under Television

All Music Television :30 Sec Promo from Morning Music TV on Vimeo.

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All Music Television set to launch All New 24/7/365 Digital Music Television Network on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 featuring a series of exclusive, up close, personal and revealing interviews, recorded at the iconic Sonos Studio in Hollywood, Ca. with some of the hottest and brightest young stars in music today, including…

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Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition winners Kris Bowers and, Marquis Hill,Los Angeles’ own super sax man Kamasi Washington and up & coming Northern California rapper Cash L3wis.

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Hosted by popular LA jazz radio personality LeRoy Downs and television personality Patricia Cage, All Music Television aims to bring music and musicians back to television. All Music Television is also set to launch a slate of new music programming, including Morning Music TV, Midnight Music TV, Weekend Music TV andBlowing Changes.

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The new shows, music, music videos, live music, festival and concert programming will be available online, 24/7/365 at www.allmusictelevision.net and in Los Angeles in 5.7 million television homes on KDOC 56 and in 923,290 television homes on KSMO 4 in Kansas City, MO. All Music Television programming will also be available on additional US television stations and International television markets in the Spring and Summer of 2015. Stay connected to All Music Television by following us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube and be sure to visit our website to subscribe and receive weekly programming updates, music news, releases and reviews, concert reviews, free music, exclusive artist interviews, live music and more. All Music Television. Your New Television Home For Music. 24/7/365 Music Television For All.

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All Music Television in 2015!

by on Jan.19, 2015, under Television

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Hello Everyone,

Here we are at the beginning of a brand New Year with so much beauty ahead of us. Everyone has resolutions, new ideas, new projects, new ways of thinking and being and the real question is, “What are we going to do to contribute” to our planet? Well, All Music Television and Sonos Studios has gotten off to a great start with the first iteration of the All Music Television Network!

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Today we conducted interviews with some monsters in the music who are carving out paths of honesty, beauty and grace with their music and their accomplishments. Sonos Studio is onboard with the concept for a new television network. 2014 Thelonious Monk Trumpet Competition winner Marquis Hill, pianist Kris Bowers and rapper Cash L3wis all came by the studio to share their knowledge,wisdom and stories about the music.

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Right off a direct flight from Philly and straight to the studio, Los Angeles’ very own Kamasi Washington joined host LeRoy Downs to talk about the new album, playing on the road with Chaka Khan and Harvey Mason and the life of a creative musician!

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The brainchild of television producer Fredrick Smith is to create a television network where people can come and experience all kinds of music.

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Not one that repeats and concentrates on the same popular music that you always hear, but one where young people are speaking, creating, singing and playing music that moves a new generation!

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Patricia Cage is the other host and she spent some great time getting to know Kris Bowers and the impetus behind the the multifaceted pianist.  Coming soon to a television near you! All Music Television! We will keep you posted!!!

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