CALIFORNIA MUSEUM JAZZ & BLUES: MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO ELLA AND JOE


California Jazz and Blues Museum presents A Shirt and a Skirt Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Williams Starring jazz legend Kevin Mahogany with special guest jazz vocalist Barbara Morrison Friday, November 17 8:00 pm Regency West 3339 West 43rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90008 $50 per person Light Buffet No-Host Bar The proceeds of…

LADY KRISTINA AT LARGE IN NEW YORK: JAZZ AND GENTRIFICATION


            Posted by Kristina McBride ~Int’l Jazz Editor at Large   I recently ventured to NYC to go see the legendary Pharaoh Sanders in Brooklyn. I hadn’t been to New York in around 13 years, so I wanted to take my time and see the city and experience it all over again, taking…

COMING 2018 INTERVIEW WITH THE HIGH PRIESTESS:NINA SIMONE ~ ORIGINAL PLAY


an Original Play by Robert J. Carmack – Black History Month COMING  to the Los Angeles area  February 2018 The Actors Ms. Jana Wilson as High Priestess Nina Simone ~in Loving Tribute~           Robert J. Carmack as    the Reporter~Karl Lee written,produced and directed ~R.J.Carmack Music-Poetry-Drama

PATRICE RUSHEN: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY FINGERS!


Patrice Louise Rushen (born September 30) is quite the  jazz pianist and R&B singer. She’s also a composer, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and music director. Her 1982 single, “Forget Me Nots“, received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Rushen had great success on the R&B and dance charts. “Haven’t You Heard” went number 7 on…