Musical Artist, Producer, Record Label, Publisher, Arranger
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I was born & raised in Memphis,Tn. I've been living in Nashville,Tn for about 30 years. I am a writer, publisher, musician,producer,arranger & performer. I've been in the music business for over 30 years. I've worked with artist from, The Williams Brother to Kirk Whalum to Marty Stuart and Whitney Houston. I love what I do, and that is spreading Love to the world of God's people through my musical presentations. You can read more about me at allmusic.com, myspace.com, key word, Ralph Lofton.
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HI MISTER, RALPH, NICE TO MEET YOU. IN BRAZIL WE LOVE ALL GROOVE JAZZ SOUNDS, BUT IN SOUTH AMERICA IS NOT LIKE USA JAZZ FM STATIONS...24 HOURS BEAT JAZZ. NO, IN BRAZIL ONLY WEEKLY JAZZ RADIO SHOW. I SAY THAT BECAUSE I HAVE TWO HOURS WEEKL TO INTRODUCE IMPROVISED MUSIC, EVERY MONDAY TO 21.00 AT WWW.RADIOLESTE345FM.COM.BR THIS SITE IS UNDER RE-PAGE RIGHT NOW. RALPH, I WRITE THIS MESSAGE IN HOPE GET CD-PROMOTE TO PLAY AT STATION. MY FIRST DESIRE IS TRY DIVULGE IN BRAZIL MORE SWING JAZZ. THINK ABOUT. REGARDS FROM BRAZIL. EDSON. LUIZKRUG@BOL.COM.BR
I´d really appreciate it if you could take the time to look at my work and leave your impressions here or in the guestbook on my homepage -http://www.miartemartagracielabressi.webs.com/- where there are more samples of my digital art works, engravings and sculptures. The web site´s in Spanish but, if you want to read the texts in English, you can access my Livejournal:
You can also visit the website we created with the Belgian jazz musician Dirk Schreurs to make our recent video art collaboration known to the world:
http://www.mindsofglass.webs.com/ ¨ Minds of Glass: ¨All visual compositions perfectly match the soundtrack’s expressive aesthetics in terms of emotional content and artistic strength” (New York/Los Angeles Independent Media Board).
Jaijai, what a wonderful mission you've undertaken to create such a place for artistic minds to meet and share their hearts. A place to renew faded determinations, and revive lessened momentums. A place to display our wares and reconfirm to one another that we actually are on the right track.
I commend you, Jaijai, for caring so much that you created this castle of the heart for all of us. I want to share my praise for all of the new friends as well as old friends that I've met and will meet here in our castle. Here we can garnish the where-with-all, the strength, the conviction, and the selflessness through our symbiosis, to share our gift to the world with an unbiased agenda.
My mentor, Daisaku Ikeda says of art: "A beautiful flower delights and refreshes the hearts of all people equally, no matter what soil it grows in. That is the power of beauty. The same is true of great art. It is this spirit that the German poet Heinrich Heine sang of when he wrote that once the peapod bursts open, the sugar peas inside are for everyone to enjoy."
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THE JAZZ NETWORK WORLDWIDE IS AN ORIGINAL ENTITY AND SOLE PROPRIETOR AND HAS NEVER PARTNERED OR AFFILIATED ITSELF WITH ANY OTHER JAZZ NETWORK THAT EXISTS THAT HAS A SIMILAR INTERFACE TO OUR ORIGINAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, LAYOUT, ADVERTISEMENTS AND GRAPHIC DESIGN.