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New Artist: Mar 

  Words and Photos by Amiyah Golden    Dynamism, inclination, proficiency and soul all come together and embrace the talent that oozes out of local Jacksonville singer Mar.    His name alone precedes him as I’ve heard it circulate through various artist circles — always met with great acclaim — but I finally was able to hear him for myself and was blown away.    I was captured by a melodic and sincere spiel accompanied by Mar’s vocal propensity, turning me into an instant fan! I recently got to sit down with the singer to talk about his journey as …

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Time Capsule of Funk

  Words by Jillian Lambardo Have you ever lost a piece of yourself? Joe did. After his brother’s passing, the music they created together — a testament to their bond — vanished   Billie D. Senger III, a Baltimore native born in 1957, nurtured a passion for music from a young age. Honing his skills on the guitar before taking center stage as frontman for his own band, LEAF, in 1979. This is where the story of the Senger brothers and their musical journey truly begins.  Recognizing his younger brother Joe’s potential, Billie ensured Joe got his first drum set, …

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