HIPSTER SANCTUARY HALL of FAME SALUTES TRUMPET LEGEND ROY ELDRIDGE


One of the true innovators & chief architects of the modern style jazz Trumpet after Louis Armstrong’s “smooth phrasing” style, sheer Pizazz!- Hipster Collection Corner @ Facebook David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), commonly known as Roy Eldridge, and nicknamed “Little Jazz”, was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of…

HIPSTER SANCTUARY HALL of FAME SALUTES JAZZ TRUMPETER HOWARD McGHEE


posted by Robert J. Carmack  #blues2jazzguy Howard McGhee (born: March 6, 1918 in Tulsa, Oklahoma –  Died:July 17, 1987 in New York City) was one of the first bebop jazz trumpeters, together with Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro and Idrees Sulieman. He was known for his fast fingers and very high notes. What is generally not…

HIPSTER JAZZ HALL OF FAME SALUTES HOT LIPS PAIGE


 Oran Thaddeus “Hot Lips” Page, jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader, was born in Dallas, Texas, on January 27, 1908. He was the son of Greene and Maggie (Beal) Page. Page’s mother, a schoolteacher and musician, taught him the basics of music when he was a child. By the age of twelve he could play the…

BONE SOIR, CONRAD HERWIG EXPANDING THE LEGACY OF GREATNESS


posted by Robert J. Carmack -#blues2jazzguy In an era where the only thing that counts is Butts in the seat and the cling-clang of a CASH REGISTER while musicians struggle to play a solo over the YAMMERIN’ OF PSUEDO-HIPSTERS TALKING ABOUT ANY AND ALL THINGS EXCEPT THE MUSIC??  So what happens is, most musicians just…

MICHAEL WHITE & LEISEI CHEN IN CONCERT JAN.24 HARRISON HOUSE JOSHUA TREE CA.


posted by Robert J. Carmack Michael White & Leisei Chen A Performance Collaboration with Artists in Residence with Mirza Todorovich photographer/videographer Saturday January 24th 2015 at 7:30PM @Harrison House 6881 Mount Lassen Ave. Joshua Tree, CA 92252 tel. 760.366.4712 Tickets available at: Joshua Tree Health Foods 29 Palms Hwy at Sunset St. Joshua Tree, CA…

CLIFFORD ADAMS: FORMER BANDMATE OF KOOL & THE GANG SUCCUMBS TO CANCER


CLIFFORD ADAMS (62)  has died from liver cancer. The Trenton, New Jersey-native was perhaps most widely appreciated as a longstanding member of Kool & The Gang Band (playing the now classic solo on their 1983 crossover hit, “Joanna”). Adams was also a seasoned jazz player who began his recording career with organist Charles Earland and…

JAZZ SAXOPHONIST AZAR LAWRENCE TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO SEA BIRD LOUNGE


story  posted by Robert J. Carmack In the almost 40 years plus of playing music, producing and writing about music especially Jazz, I have seen many triumphant returns. In the last  40 years , there have been only three major triumphant returns to greatness in Jazz, early 1970s, Jug Gene Ammons, the mid 70s return…