COLTRANE @ NINE-ZERO: CELEBRATING JOHN COLTRANE 1926 -1967


posted by Robert J. Carmack   #blues2jazzguy               Subtitle; A Hipster’s perspective on Trane at 90.  Its been a long 49 years ago that John William Coltrane was announced transitioned. This writer remembers that summer day as if it was only yesterday. I was just starting to settle into…

YOUNG JAZZ PIANIST OPENS 59th MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL GALA


posted by Robert J. Carmack via Contributor Wayne Hooper                             Opening Night in Monterey CA ..59th annual Monterey Jazz Festival! Gala Dinner Honoring Quincy Jones w/guest MC and teenage friend in Seattle in the 1940’s,Clint Eastwood! Live music by child prodigy Jazz…

NEW YORK PEOPLE TO WATCH: WHITNEY MARCHELLE


posted by Robert J. Carmack    #blues2jazzguy   WHITNEY MARCHELLE- Singer/piano & guitar/songwriter-BMi, Light Jazz, R&B and Straight- Ahead Venues: Grammy and Olympic Events Nationally. Several International Jazz Festivals, Quincy Jones, New York Blue Note, with Clark Terry at New York Blue Note Club, Art Deco Festival in Miami Florida . Performed at Dusit Dubai Hotel…