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Bessie’s Blues – MetroStage

Jordan Wright January 29, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

TC Carson, Lori Williams, Stephawn Stephens, Roz White, Djob Lyons, Nia Harris, LC Harden Jr., Bernardine Mitchell – Photo credit Chris Banks

“I heard it said the Blues was the Truth.” And Bessie Smith had an intravenous line along the Truth Trail and […]

Ladies Swing the Blues – A Jazz Fable

Jordan Wright January 28, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

Lori Williams, Anthony Manough, Yvette Spears, Sandy Bainum, Roz White Photo credit: Christopher Banks

The pioneering influence that Charlie “Yardbird” Parker made on the world of jazz, blues and bebop in the mid-twentieth century is the most inextricable […]

Rockin’ with Sylver Logan Sharp, Healin’ with Lori Williams and Song-stylin’ with Erin Dickins

Jordan Wright November 2010

Sylver Logan Sharp – photo credit to Roy Cox Photography

Lori Williams at her CD launch of Healing Within at MetroStage- photo by Phelan Marc

Three separate CD launches this month took me from Alexandria, VA’s MetroStage to Easton, MD’s Avalon Theatre.

Lori Williams has performed with the […]