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Jazz Maestro Eddie Palmieri's "Harlem River Drive" Shines In Red Bull Documentary

In the second installment of Red Bull Music Academy's docu-series The Note , fans will get to see highlights of the radical movement created by legendary pianist, bandleader and composer Eddie Palmieri . The teaser trailer showcases the revolution Palmieri helped create to unite Latinos and African-Americans, through his hit song "Harlem River Drive."


topix.net | 23-May-2016 16:34

How to get the stars' Bafta TV Awards beauty looks - their backstage secrets revealed

Last night saw the return of the annual BAFTA TV Awards , and celebs from the small screen were out in full force. We joined them behind the scenes to find out all the backstage gossip.


topix.net | 09-May-2016 22:55

Book Talk: Uncovering written gems

The selection of the books previewed in this column occurred by happenstance - a direct result of paring down a thick file folder and finding a few pages of forgotten notes. The Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo is perhaps one of the least known works of the great French author and rarely read today despite selling briskly when first published.


topix.net | 08-May-2016 19:12

Listen to an unstoppable salsa classic from Willie Colón

Trombonist and composer Willie ColA3n is one of the greatest bandleaders in the history of salsa music, and one of the keys to his sustained success has been his ability to recognize talent before anyone else. His bands have helped launch the careers of vocalists such as Ruben Blades and Ismael Miranda, but no singer has had as a fruitful relationship with ColA3n as Hector Lavoe, the troubled subject of the 2006 biopic El Cantante starring Marc Anthony.


topix.net | 03-May-2016 20:16

Marc Anthony: Speaking his mind

"I Need To Know" was a big hit for Marc Anthony way back in 1999. All these years later, he's still thrilling audiences ... and speaking his mind.


topix.net | 01-May-2016 18:17

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