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October 01, 2016Hour DetroitAll the Word's On Stage
Sean Blackman can remember clutching his guitar before he went to bed and waking up in the morning with it still wrapped tightly in his arms.
“I got a guitar for my 12th birthday, and I haven’t put it down since,” Blackman says. “It’s one of those things that I knew, in the moment, that this is my favorite thing in the world.”learn more
September 28, 2016The Oakland PressCultural leader fuses Arab music with Detroit rhythms
A world music celebration fusing Arab music with danceable Detroit rhythms is coming to The Garden Theatre in Detroit on Thursday, Sept. 29, featuring 11 musicians and belly dancers.
Clawson resident Sean Blackman – a household name in the world music and jazz scene – is the creator of the monthly world music and dance concert series In Transit ~ Detroit.learn more
September 28, 2016Fox 2Metro Detroiter fuses funk and Arabic music for unique blend
(WJBK) - A metro Detroiter is taking inspiration from across the globe and putting it together in a series of performances.
It's called "In Transit Detroit" and it's hosted by local musician Sean Blackman.learn more
September 25, 2016C&G NewsSterling Heights musicians to play Arabic jazz in Detroit
Sterling Heights residents will be represented among musicians skilled in Arabic music, jazz and funk who will fuse the genres at the Garden Theater in Detroit Sept. 29.learn more
September 23, 2016Arab American NewsJazz music meets the Middle East in
“Arab-esque” Detroit concert
DETROIT- Detroit’s funky jazz scene is colliding with the aesthetics and music of the Arab world in a must see event for music and arts lovers.learn more