Remembering Mulgrew; Terrell Stafford Featuring Mulgrew Miller


He Knows How Much We Can Bear Terell Stafford – trumpet, flugelhorn Tim Warfield – tenor sax, soprano sax Martin Wind – bass Matt Wilson – drums Mulgrew Miller – piano (RIP)     2006, Große Konzertscheue, Jazzbaltica, Salzau, Germany

Orbit: Jazz Legendary Violinist Michael White Celebrates 40th Anniversary


“Orbit” commissioned by the Department Of Cultural Affairs; composed by the Living Legend Jazz Violinist Michael White,prestigious City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellow. The  premier is Friday, June 28  at The Grand Performances, SoCal’s largest free public concert presenter. Appearing with his regular band, the Michael White Quintet, consisting of  Jazz master musicians .Many of whom…

New UnSung E-Zine / Blog Launching July 4 Blues Jazz Soul


Hipster Sanctuary  E-Zine/ Blog for the Unsung  An Enclave for the Serious Music Lover of  Blues, Soul & Jazz launching July 4 2013.   The Hipster Sanctuary  E-Zine/Blog  is focused primarily on UNSUNG  artists of  Jazz, Blues and Soul Genres. We’ll profile, explore, interview and publicize information to, commemorate, or uplift the legacy of these artists who…

They Call Me Bobby: Sinatra of the Blues Succumbs at 83


Los Angeles,CA._ Blues great Robert Calvin Bland, better known a Bobby “Blue” Bland, a distinguished singer who blended Southern Blues and Raw Soul while recording  big hits such as, “Turn on Your Love Light” and “Further On Up the Road,” and  “Stormy Monday” died June 23, he was 83.  Rod Bland said his father died about…

Barons of Hard Bop Piano: One Night Only Lincoln Center Jazz


Jazz Piano Summit: Cedar Walton & Barry Harris The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center     New York City, N.Y. Two jazz piano greats, Cedar Walton and Barry Harris, share the stage for what promises to be one great night of music. Best known for his hard bop style, Walton made a name for himself early…

LENNY WHITE JAZZTIMES LISTENER’S CHALLENGE IN D.C.


Drummer  says Much of Today’s Music Lacks “Evenness and Identifiable Sound” By Margaret Summers Renowned drummer Lenny White built his reputation through his work with Chick Corea’s Return to Forever, and has clearly listened to, been influenced by, and respects classic jazz artists. But his jazz knowledge was thoroughly challenged Thursday, June 6, during a…

MARVIN JUNIOR THE DELLS LEAD SINGER’S FINAL CURTAIN


CHICAGO, IL  – Marvin Junior, lead singer of  Soul group The Dells, was cremated Wednesday (06-05-13) after a sudden death at his home last week.  Junior, 77, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, with family members bedside at his home in Harvey, Illinois  from complications associated with kidney failure. Born January 31, 1936, in Harrell, Arkansas. Both…