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Famed Detroit Jazz Trumpeter Marcus Belgrave Dies At 78

Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, has died at age 78.

CBS Detroit–22 hours ago

(photo by instagram user @detroit_chiver)

Seen in Detroit: May 7 – 13

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud delivers photos captured by local Detroiters. Check out this week’s snaps!

CBS 62–05/14/2015

Captured by @trevordernai

Seen in Detroit: April 23-29

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. Tag your photos of local happenings with #DetroitProud or #SeenInDetroit for your chance to have your photography featured in an upcoming post!

CBS 62–04/30/2015

Michigan Central Station

Seen in Detroit: April 16-22

Each week, Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. Tag your photos of local happenings with #DetroitProud or #SeenInDetroit for your chance to have your photography featured in an upcoming post!

CBS 62–04/22/2015

Detroit X Detroit @ The Magic Stick

Detroit x Detroit Returns to the Magic Stick

15 local artists will play the tunes of 15 OTHER artists with Detroit ties this Saturday at the Magic Stick – what’s more Detroit Proud than that?

CBS 62–02/20/2015

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Motown Singer Jimmy Ruffin Dies At Age 78

Ruffin was the older brother of Temptations lead singer David Ruffin, who died in 1991 at age 50.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2014

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‘Motown: The Musical’ Opens To Rave Reviews In Detroit

The stars of Motown and music lovers alike can’t stop talking about the Detroit premiere of “Motown: The Musical.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2014

Parade Company float. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Parade Company Unveils New Floats For 2014 Thanksgiving Day Parade

It won’t come as a surprise when you see dancing in the streets at the Thanksgiving Day parade this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2014

(Photo courtesy of Jawan M. Jackson)

Open Casting Call For Broadway’s ‘Motown: The Musical’ To Be Held In Detroit

If you’re a soulful singer, this could be your chance to appear on Broadway and in a national production.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2014

LRenee visiting the CBS Radio studios in Southfield. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Black History: Detroit-Native Singer LRenee Living Her Dream

The Renaissance High School graduate is a background vocalist for recording artist KEM.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2014

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