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Boca Ciega student finds friends and family through his love for music listen

01/17/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday


A student at Boca Ciega High School lives a pretty normal life now, but it wasn’t always that way. Devon Rismay spent 10 years bouncing around foster and group homes before finally finding a mom; and a talent.

Devon Rismay loves to sing the Blues. It’s not surprising that the teenager picked a genre indicative of longing and sadness. Rismay was taken from his parents as a young boy in the Virgin Islands. He looked forward to be reunited with them, but that ...

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Saffire: The Uppity Blues Women on Farewell Tour

04/04/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Saffire: The Uppity Blues Women are one of the most successful and entertaining acoustic blues groups today. Ann Rabson and Andra Faye talk about their love of Skipper’s and the WMNF audience as they treat us with a concert on their farewell tour. Julie Black’s CD release party will be the opening for the concert on Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m.

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Suede in concert

11/22/08 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Pop/Jazz/Blues phenom Suede plays piano, guitar and trumpet, but voice is her first instrument and entertaining is clearly her first love. She sings original material and pop, blues and jazz standards like nobody you've ever heard.

Celebrating 25 years as a full-time independent artist Suede is proud to announce the release of Dangerous Mood, her new CD. Suede will appear in concert Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. at King of Peace MCC Church, 3150 5th Ave. N., St. Pete. A VIP reception with Suede a...

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