In Memoriam

LaVell Williams, 1967-2018

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LaVell Williams, who mentored a generation of music lovers in Detroit and around the world, died peacefully early Saturday, October 27th, at 12:03 am at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak surrounded by loved ones. He was 51 and a longtime resident of Roseville, Michigan. LaVell Paul Williams was born 1967 in Pensacola, Florida but raised […]

Remembering Terry Jean Pollard

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Terry Jean Pollard was known in the Detroit jazz community as “the queen of the vibes” for her mastery of the instrument. A Detroit bred pianist/vibraphonist, Pollard was a powerhouse performer who started out playing at jazz clubs around the city including a famous stint with the Billy Mitchell band at the Blue Bird Inn […]

Heaven 2017

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In 2017, the Detroit Sound Conservancy, in collaboration with Audio Rescue Team, Haute To Death and other partners, will rehabilitate the sound system to Club Heaven. We will have more details to share early in the new year. Far too many of DJ Ken Collier’s “children” at Heaven were directly affected by AIDs. In addition, […]

Sicko Scholarship at WSU

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We are pleased to announce that we will be working with Wayne State University’s Department of Communication’s Journalism program to administer a scholarship in Dan Sicko‘s name for the next three years. The first scholarship should be given out this spring. We have will have more details to share at our upcoming conference. In the […]

Dance Detroit at Allied Media Conference

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The Detroit Sound Conservancy is proud to present the “Dance Detroit Record Pool Reunion” at this year’s Allied Media Conference. The event will be held June 20th at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) in Detroit as part of AMC’s “Dance Dance (R)Evolution” night. The event is free for conference participants or $15 at the […]