JAZZ CRUSADERS FOUNDER NESBERT “STIX” HOOPER MAKES RARE L.A. CONCERT APPEARANCE


@blues2jazzguy ~stage photos-Robert Hill Nov.17_Friday night in L.A, a intimate crowd of super fans gathered at The Jerry Moss Theater. Mainly to catch a rare glimpse of the last surviving member of The Jazz Crusaders. You know..That powerful ensemble that played muscular, bluesy variations of bebop known as hard bop. Their roots coming out of Houston,Texas. Nesbert or Stix, as he is…

TWO HOURS WITH AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE ~ THE RIGHT PRESCRIPTION


Los Angeles, CA. Nov 14__ The City of angels needed a rest from crazy news cycles and bad traffic reports,the perfect Rx was written last Sunday evening at Zebulon Café. Concord Records Group newest label, The Jazz Dispensary served up AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE in Bridge into the New Age . Lawrence brought in his all-star lineup of jazz greats…

CHARLIE HADEN KEPT IT SWINGIN’ 1937 – 2014 RIP


Originally posted on Hipster Sanctuary:
posted by Robert J. Carmack    #@blues2jazzguy Charles Edward Haden  was a Jazz bassist. He’s best known for his long association with saxophonist , Ornette Coleman, pianist Keith Jarrett, and his Liberation Music Orchestra. This group was co-led with pianist Carla Bley.  born-August 6 1937 ** died-July 11 1937. ?…

9 YEAR OLD ATLANTA DRUMMING SENSATION ADDED TO LONDON BASED TV SHOW


Originally posted on Hipster Sanctuary:
? ? ? ? ? ? posted by Robert J. Carmack    #@blues2jazzguy                    At a recent interview with a Chief Executive at London 5 Studios in England, It was announced that 9 year old Joshua Grant has been selected to the cast of ” Little Melanie” a new TV show still in pre-production development. The show…

MUST SEE JAZZ EVENT~ AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE HOTTEST TICKET IN L.A.!!


“ZAR” is celebrating his release on Concord Records, ”Bridge into the New Age” Sunday November 12 8pm-10pm Only!  Zebulon Café Concert in Los Angeles ~ 2478 Fletcher Drive L.A. 90039. Buy tickets:$25  https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1582784-azar-lawrence-experience-los-angeles/     Saxophones ~ Leader – Azar Lawrence Special Guest vocalist – Windy Barnes-Farrell Bass-Henry Franklin Trumpet-Michael Hunter Roy McCurdy – Drums Munyungo Jackson-Percussion Theo Saunders-Piano    

MEET AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE 2017~A BRIDGE INTO THE NEW AGE


Michael Hunter Trumpet/Flugelhorn       ZAR” is celebrating his release on Concord Records,”Bridge into the New Age” Sunday November 12 8pm-10pm Only!  Zebulon Café Concert in Los Angeles ~ 2478 Fletcher Drive L.A. 90039. Buy tickets:$25 https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1582784-azar-lawrence-experience-los-angeles/         Background on recording :  https://www.jazzdispensary.com/  

MOVING WEST ~AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE 2017


 Saxophonist Azar Lawrence makes his way back to the Zebulon Café Sunday night Nov.12 at 8pm.with him are some of Jazz’s most holistic and stellar musicians and vocalist.  The Azar Lawrence Experience featuring Theo Saunders piano, Henry Franklin bass, Munyungo Jackson Percussion & Roy McCurdy drums..Special guest vocalist Ms. Windy Barnes-Farrell. “ZAR” is celebrating his release on Concord Records, Bridge into the New…