HIPSTER SANCTUARY ADDS NEW JAZZ RADIO SHOW NIGHT JOURNEY REWIND


posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy It was announced recently by Publisher/Editor in Chief , Robert J. Carmack, Hipster Sanctuary.Com is expanding it jazz menu to include a hip and stimulating Jazz  radio show featuring  past, present, and emerging Jazz artists inside an hour interview format. NIGHT JOURNEY REWIND (NJR) is hosted by veteran radio…

THE JAZZ PIONEERS ROOM BIG JOHN PATTON B3 & GREASE = SOUL JAZZ


posted by #@blues2jazzguy  Robert J. Carmack John Patton, often known as “Big John” Patton, was one of Blue Note Records most active soul-jazz organists during the golden age of the Hammond B-3s. Between 1963 and 1970 Patton developed 11 albums’ worth of material as a leader and “sat- in” with an enormous procession of skilled…

THE JAZZ PIONEERS ROOM- ELI “LUCKY” THOMPSON


“While John Coltrane usually receives the most credit for bringing the soprano saxophone out of obsolescence in the early 1960s, Thompson (along with Steve Lacy) embraced the instrument earlier than Coltrane.” Lucky Thompson June 16, 1924 – July 30, 2005   After playing with the swing orchestras of Lionel Hampton, Don Redman, Billy Eckstine (alongside Dizzy…

The JAZZ PIONEERS ROOM – ERROLL GARNER & FRIENDS


ERROLL GARNER – Jazz pianist, was born on June 15, 1921, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Garner was influenced by Fats Waller and was entirely self-taught. He spelled Art Tatum in the latter’s trio in 1945 and subsequently formed his own three-piece group, achieving commercial success with Concert by the Sea (1958), which has been credited as…

JAZZ VESPERS AT BROOKS MEMORIAL UMC – JULIAN MEYERS QUINTET


posted by #@blues2jazzguy June 20th 5 pm Jazz Vespers at Brooks Memorial Umc, Jamaica, NY. 143-22 109th Ave. The event happens every third Saturday and features a different artist. This Month is featuring Saxophonist  Julian Meyers Quintet: Charles Carrington- Piano, Motoki Mihara-Bass                    Michael Quarles-Drums,Kevin Williams-Percussion  Julian…

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ PIANIST BOBBY WEST WOWS AUDIENCE AT SEA BIRD LOUNGE


posted by Robert J. Carmack  #@blues2jazzguy In a rare performance in Long Beach as part of a concept jazz band, Acknowledgement, Bobby West longtime resident of many European countries, had the audience eating out of his hands ,musically speaking. Fronting an able quintet made up of local L.A.musicians, West exposed his entire arsenal of styles…

HARLEM NEW YORK HONORS ACTOR /PRODUCER ROME NEAL


posted by Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy JOIN US IN SINGING PRAISE SONGS FOR A GREAT MAN AND ARTIST!!  as reported by N.Y. Radio Host/Writer Playthell Benjamin from Harlem USA –   Last night the New York Jazz and Theater community honored one of their heroes: ROME NEAL: actor, director, promoter.producer, singer, cultural warrior. Harlem…