women singers http://wemu.org en Angelique Kidjo's Eve: Exceptional Example Of International Collaboration And Women's Culture http://wemu.org/post/angelique-kidjos-eve-exceptional-example-international-collaboration-and-womens-culture <p>Those who experienced Angelique Kidjo, Lizz Wright and Dianne Reeves appearing as Sing The Truth! at the 2011 Detroit Jazz Festival know that Ms. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Linda Yohn 40441 at http://wemu.org Angelique Kidjo's Eve: Exceptional Example Of International Collaboration And Women's Culture SHEMEKIA COPELAND ROCKS HER WAY BACK UP TO THE TOP OF WEMU'S "SWEET 16"! http://wemu.org/post/shemekia-copeland-rocks-her-way-back-top-wemus-sweet-16 <p>In anticipation of her appearance at The Ark on October 11th, WEMU hosts featured the outstanding new CD "33 1/3" by the new "Queen of the Blues", Shemekia Copeland.&nbsp;&nbsp; Ms. Copeland actually comes from blues royalty&nbsp; --&nbsp; her father is the legendary blues guitarist and composer, Johnny Clyde Copeland.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:58:54 +0000 Linda Yohn 20613 at http://wemu.org SHEMEKIA COPELAND ROCKS HER WAY BACK UP TO THE TOP OF WEMU'S "SWEET 16"! SHEMEKIA COPELAND TOPS WEMU'S MOST RECENT "SWEET 16" http://wemu.org/post/shemekia-copeland-tops-wemus-most-recent-sweet-16 <p>We knew it was just a matter of time, but the WEMU staff knew that "33 1/3" by Shemekia Copeland would eventually claim the top spot on our "Sweet 16".&nbsp; If any CD validates her standing as the successor to Koko Taylor as "Queen Of The Blues", this one surely does.&nbsp; She has emerged on a new label with new repertoire, but her commitment to true, deep blues is as strong as ever.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 18:50:49 +0000 Linda Yohn 19743 at http://wemu.org SHEMEKIA COPELAND TOPS WEMU'S MOST RECENT "SWEET 16"