Ahmad Jamal | Yusef Lateef: Live at the Olympia


Originally posted on Jazz You Too:
Jamal and Lateef together and live at the Olympia – the first is already an octogenarian, the second was 91 by the time of the recording – for both, playing is a natural act – they make it extraordinary! This double album reunites them in the second set. The…

A SWINGIN’ JAZZ and POETRY AFFAIR at KINGSTON CAFE


posted by CHEF ROBB-the Jazz Cooker #@blues2jazzguy BAM!!  Now thats what I’m talking about, real jazz and poetry right out of a Bohemian film or a hipster’s pad somewhere on the east coast. Saturday night at the Kingston Cafe was all lit up with fat grooves from the baritone horn of Dale Fielder, who handled…

DALE FIELDER QUARTET 20 YEAR CELEBRATION JAZZ SPOKEN HERE!


posted by #@blues2jazzguy     hipstersanctuary.com staffwriter JAZZ SPOKEN HERE  is a combination of JAZZ and POETRY  being performed  by Jazz man Dale Fielder and his Quartet. also performing as special guest poet is longtime jazz promoter and journalist,Robert J. Carmack. DALE FIELDER QUARTET is celebrating its 20th year as a group playing together, and…

WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN-PERCY SLEDGE 1941-2015 RIP


posted by Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy Soul Music icon, Percy Sledge, after being taken off the road late last year and hospitalized has died. it was announced on Tuesday, April 13, by a spokesperson for the family. The Southern Soul singer recorded one of the “biggest” records of 1966, When a Man Loves a…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMBASSADOR HERBIE HANCOCK LOOKING GOOD


posted by Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy Its the birthday of the very man who once thought he would never reach the the greatness of an Oscar Peterson or a Thelonius Monk. Now 75,looking 40ish is the jazz icon who has accomplished every possible music, presidential and international recognition & Lifetime Achievement Award there is….

KCSM JAZZ 91 SAY THANK YOU JAZZ COMMUNITY FOR YOUR SUPPORT


posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy KCSM Jazz 91 invites you to spend the day with us at           Jazz On The Hill! This day-long celebration is our gift to you, our jazz community, to thank you for the support you’ve given to your favorite jazz station: KCSM 91.1 FM. Join us…

JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH:HIPSTER SANCTUARY SALUTES L.A. DRUMMERS


posted by #@blues2jazzguy       #jazzappreciationmonth If You live in L.A. or, have lived in Los angeles for any length of time like myself, You would have seen, heard or experienced one of these guys or maybe all of them. One thing for sure, I know all of them and they all are groove…

PHILLY PRODIGAL SON McCOY TYNER HONORED BY MAYOR NUTTER & CITY


posted by  Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy HE’S WIDELY considered one of the most influential jazz pianists of the 20th century, and yesterday McCoy Tyner was given the keys to the city – or our equivalent, a brass, mini Liberty Bell. Mayor Nutter recognized Tyner as the 2015 Jazz Legend Honoree during the fifth annual…