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Moline’s Black Hawk College Welcomes Back a Familiar Face in Music Program

August 11th, 2021
Moline’s Black Hawk College Welcomes Back a Familiar Face in Music Program

Corey Kendrick is rootless no longer, and has returned full circle. An affable, down-to-earth jazz pianist, composer and recording artist, Kendrick is back in the Quad-Cities from Detroit and will be teaching music courses full-time at Black Hawk College’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline starting this fall. “I love the music program at Black Hawk. It’s not a cut-throat program. It’s a very friendly, supportive community,” he said recently. “The students are there to help each other fulfill their goals of becoming better musicians, and it’s so inspiring to be able to be a... Read More

Jazz Pianist Freddy Allen Starts New Facebook Live Series

October 16th, 2020
Jazz Pianist Freddy Allen Starts New Facebook Live Series

2020 has certainly been a life-altering, challenging year, but Freddy Allen is getting by with a little help from his friends. The 50-year-old Davenport jazz pianist and singer has been a professional musician for 37 years, performing all over the globe. Spending most of his career in Chicago, Allen moved to Davenport three years ago to be close to family and become a part of the vibrant music scene in the Quad-Cities. He hopes to travel and tour with his music again as soon as the pandemic is over. On Saturday at 7 p.m., Allen is launching a series of online concerts, “Freddy and Friends,”... Read More