MUSIC IN OUR LIVES
       A MUSIC AND              HISTORY SERIES
       FOR SENIORS Especially Senior Seniors!

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*Episodes change weekly, on Sundays at 3pm

If you are joining us for the first time.  Glad that you stopped by.  We have a great show lined up for you today.

As you all know, the Covid-19 pandemic has affected and touched the lives of our elder population and their families across the country. 

As a special tribute to our seniors, especially our senior seniors, we developed Music In Our Lives - a unique entertaining collection of 12 online episodes, combining Black history and music together to create a unique online vintage music show.

The show includes Interviews with famous personalities from the past, musical vintage performances, and each episode also  features a contemporary African-Canadian performer.  

Beginning  Sunday February 27th, 2022 Black History Month and continuing over the course of the 12 following weeks, the Rella Braithwaite Black History Foundation is reaching out to Canadians with Music In Our Lives, and we hope that you will join our circle together as we explore this interesting musical look to the past.

We’ll be bringing you a little entertainment and a little music history over the next weekly shows, and looking into the lives of some of our musical esteemed famous entertainers from many different musical styles who have reached international fame and brought such great music into our lives. Musical greats featured on Music In Our Lives include:   Charley Pride, Mahalia Jackson, Duke Ellington, The Mighty Sparrow, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Fats Domino, Desmond Dekker, Dinah Washington, The Nicholas Brothers, Ska Music Special  

All age groups may enjoy and we especially welcome the “senior seniors” within our communities.   Those who are at an advanced stage in life, or unable to go out due to the pandemic and will enjoy and relate to  a half hour entertaining show that reaches out using music and Black history as the starting point for support, enjoyment and inspiration.

This is the time for us to hold each other up.

Hope you enjoy the collection and series - Music In Our Lives.

Diana Braithwaite - Director 

Rella Braithwaite Black History Foundation.

MUSIC IN OUR LIVES

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4 EASY STEPS!

  1. Scroll down to bottom of this page.  
  2. Click on episode you would like to watch. Episodes change every Sunday. When you click on the episode of your choice,  it will take you to another page that has photos of the featured artist and their show for the week- Charley Pride, Mahalia Jackson etc.
  3. Then click on the episode to play video.  You can click on full screen at the bottom right of the video to make the screen larger.  
  4. Watch and enjoy MUSIC IN OUR LIVES! On every week for 12 weeks.
                      Thank you
           

Episode 1 - Charley Pride and Canadian musical guest - Eugene Smith! Click on image to watch

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Episode 2 -Nat King Cole and Canadian musical guest - Michael Dunston! Click on image to watch

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Episode 3 -Louis Armstrong and Canadian musical guest - Brooke Blackburn! Click on image to watch

Episode 4 -Mahalia Jackson and  Canadian musical guest - Michael Dunston! Click on image to watch

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Episode 5 -Desmond Dekker and  Canadian musical guest - Eugene Smith! Click on image to watch

Episode 6 -Duke Ellington and  Canadian musical guest - Michael Dunston! Click on image to watch

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Episode 7 - The Mighty Sparrow and Canadian musical guest - Michael Dunston! Click on image to watch.

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Episode 8 - Jamaican Ska Music with Canadian musical guest - Michael Dunston! Click on image to watch.

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Episode 9 - The Nicholas Brothers with Canadian musical guest - Eugene Smith! Click on image to watch.

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