JAZZ EXCLUSIVE IN AUGUST: JACQUES LESURE WJ3 RECORDS DEBUT


posted by Robert J. Carmack Coming in August, This writer will sit down with L.A. based Jazz guitarist,  Jacque Lesure.  The veteran  musician will discuss his blazing hot new CD on WJ3 Records, When She Smiles….follow Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy        

JAZZ MASTER DRUMMER STEVE BERRIOS DEAD AT 68


Jazz Musician,Drummer/Percussionist  Steve Berrios has died . Details are sketchy at this time  surrounding the cause of death. It was announced by a few unnamed close friends Thursday night  July 25, including longtime friend, Drummer Alvin Queen posting it on his personal Facebook page. We will be following this story up with more details as…

FLORIDA BOYCOTT COMING TOGETHER LIKE WILDFIRE & MISFIRE ??


Sources close to the Stevie Wonder camp confirm a list of artist joining him in support of a change of in the Stand Your Ground Law in Florida.  Some of the artists have even cancelled concerts in Florida after recent events. Stevie Wonder last week, at a concert in Canada said he would not play…

JIMMY HEATH: I WALKED WITH GIANTS


AVAILABLE NOW ‘I Walked with Giants’ Autobiography of  Jimmy Heath Jimmy Heath and Joseph McLaren, foreword by Bill Cosby, introduction by Wynton Marsalis MORE INFO AND TO BUY! Temple University Press Jimmy Heath has long been recognized as a brilliant instrumentalist and a magnificent composer and arranger.  Jimmy is the middle brother of the legendary Heath…

MEMBERS ONLY:R&B Soul Singer Bobby Blue Bland Laid To Rest


Lion Of The Blues: Celebrated And Laid To Rest  posted by Robert J. Carmack MEMPHIS – Funeral services for soul-blues singer Bobby “Blue” Bland were held Thursday, June 27, at First Baptist Church in Memphis ,Tenn. Family, friends, colleagues and dignitaries from near and far gathered at First Baptist Church in Memphis to deliver Bland’s praises, listen to…