All-Star Musicians Come Together To Play Tribute To The “Funky Drummer” Clyde Stubblefield

first_imgOn February 18th, the world of music lost one of its brightest shining stars, the inimitable Clyde Stubblefield. The “Funky Drummer,” as he was affectionately known, laid down the rhythmic foundation for some of James Brown‘s biggest hits, adding drums to the albums Cold Sweat, I Got the Feelin’, It’s a Mother, Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud, and the groundbreaking Sex Machine record. His drumbeat on the track “Funky Drummer” was so influential that it has become one of the most sampled segments of music of all time, and is heavily featured in classic hip hop tracks by legends like Run-D.M.C., N.W.A., Beastie Boys, and more.Musicians came together to celebrate Stubblefield on Friday, March 10, at American Beauty NYC. The band was made up of Fred Thomas (James Brown Band, bass), Daru Jones (Jack White, drums), Eric Kalb (Eric Krasno Band, drums), Marcus Machado (Jamie Lidell, guitar), Chris Rob (Talib Kweli, keys), Elise Testone (vocals), Justin Stanton (Snarky Puppy, trumpet), V. Jeffery Smith (The Family Stand, sax), and Smair Zarif (sax).Thanks to Tom Pragliola, you can watch a click of the “Funky Drummer” tribute below:last_img read more

New flights from France are introduced

first_imgDuring 2017, Croatia saw an increase of 9 percent in French arrivals, as well as 5 percent more overnight stays, and the introduction of new flights from France will certainly contribute to even greater growth next year, because transport connections are the first prerequisite for development and growth.The Director of the CNTB Head Office, Kristjan Staničić, is currently in France for the International Nautical Fair, which is being held in Paris from 2 to 10 December, and as part of the fair he held a meeting with representatives of Volotea and Germania. Director of International Airline Development Volotea, Ed Frairt said Volotea in 2018 will have 300 lines connecting 78 European cities in 13 states. From the Germania airline, which this year introduced a regular route from Toulouse to Dubrovnik, and from which they are also announcing new routes from France to Croatia.”Volotea is the fastest growing airline in the French market, for which Croatia is one of the key destinations, and this is shown by the increase in seats compared to Croatian destinations by as much as 44 percent in 2018. More specifically, there are as many as six new airlines, while two new airlines will be opened from France in 2018, on the route Nice-Split and Nantes-Pula, which will connect this Croatian city with France for the first time, organized by the airline. Volotea”, Said director Staničić, adding that they also discussed potentials in the coming years and the opening of new lines to Rijeka, Pula, Zadar and / or Zagreb, both from France and from other European bases.Positive trends for Croatia in the French market were also confirmed by Olivier Albahary, General Manager Globasialora, a world leader in online boat rental. As Albahary said, in the offer of some specialized organizers, Croatia is rated as one of the most attractive and best-selling nautical destinations, ahead of destinations such as France, Italy or Greece. Representatives are also announcing great interest in Croatia and further expansion of production Thalasso Numero1 and OVoyages, the most important French tour operator specializing in wellness tourism, which are announcing their arrival in Croatia next year.During 2017, there were more than 540.000 French arrivals in Croatia, which is an increase of 9 percent and a record 2,1 million overnight stays, which is an increase of 5 percent compared to last year. There have also been significant increases in selective forms of tourism, which significantly contribute to increased tourist spending. Thus, for example, in the nautical charter segment in 2017, the number of French tourist arrivals increased by 11 percent, ie 6 percent more overnight stays. A significant increase was achieved in the pre- and post-season periods and in regions where the French have not been present in large numbers, which primarily refers to the continental counties and Zagreb, which definitely imposes itself on the French market as an unavoidable city break and European cultural metropolis.


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This Kippa-Ring retirement villa was a bargain buy at just $260k

first_img1/56 Miller Street, Kippa-RingA TWO-STOREY retirement villa at Kippa-Ring has sold for $260,000.Ray White Redcliffe sales consultant Matt Freind said the three-bedroom property at Peninsula Gardens Retirement Estate took a long time to sell because most retirees were looking for a single-storey home without stairs.“This one is the only one in that complex that’s two-storey,” Mr Freind said. “Usually they are selling for around the $300,000 mark in that complex.”He said it was a great bargain for the man who bought the property.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 20191/56 Miller Street, Kippa-Ring“The gentleman that bought it, he’s over the moon – it suits him perfectly,” Mr Freind said.According to CoreLogic data, the villa has been listed on the market since October 2016 under multiple agencies.It was the cheapest sale for the Redcliffe & Bayside Herald area in the past two weeks.Mr Freind said it was a unique case but there were plenty of quality units up for grabs at a low price. “There are still bargains to be had out there,” Mr Freind said.According to the latest CoreLogic market trends data, the median sale price for a unit in Kippa-Ring is $281,000.last_img read more

Assam Police Blues Thrash NFRSC in GSA Super Division League

first_imgOur Sports ReporterGUWAHATI: Assam Police Blues thrashed NFRSC 6-2 in the GSA Super Division Soccer League match tie held at the Nehru Stadium here today. It was the worst defeat for NFRSC in this edition of the meet.AP Blues opened their account today in the 9th minutes and were leading 3-1 in the first half. In the second half also they pumped in three more goals. Among the six goals Malaram Basumatary scored twice while Mofidul Islam, Sanjib Borgohain, Ajay Bakla (from penalty), and Monoj Boro scored one goal each. It was the fourth appearances for AP Blues in the competition this year and they registered their first victory. With three points today AP Blues collected five points from their four games and are promoted to fourth spot in the points tally.NFRSC, who were in the third spot in the points tally before this game, were busy in their own defense during most part of the tie today. AP Blues decided to play attacking football and it completely shattered the defense of NFRSC. Bappa Biswas and Sibra Narzary scored one goal each otherwise the story would be more humiliating for them. Like Assam Police Blues, NFRSC also played their fourth games in the competition and now are in fifth spot with five points. Tomorrow’s match: FC green Valley vs Sunrise AC.Also Read: Navajyoti Club Collect Full Points in GSA Super Division Soccer LeagueAlso Watch: Husband Kills Lakhimpur Man in Arunachal over an alleged affair with his Wifelast_img read more

Paul Bunyan Days makes comeback in Oscoda

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisThe famous lumberjack made popular by a 1906 Oscoda newspaper article comes full swing in this year’s Paul Bunyan Days festival.The return of Paul Bunyan Days comes to Oscoda Friday, Sept. 21 through Sunday Sept. 23.Weekend festivities include chainsaw carving, a beard competition, a kid–friendly carnival, the 2018 burger competition and more.Paul Bunyan admission buttons are $5 dollars. Kids under the age of 16 may walk in at no cost. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Community members break ground for new senior living communityNext Rep. Sue Allor pays it forward to help students in needlast_img