HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMBASSADOR HERBIE HANCOCK LOOKING GOOD


Originally posted on Hipster Sanctuary:
posted by Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy Saxophonist Mel Martin and Herbie Hancock photo by Mel Martin Jazz Archives 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…

REMEMBERING FREDERICK DEWAYNE HUBBARD: “HUBB”


Originally posted on Hipster Sanctuary:
written by Robert J. Carmack? #@blues2jazzguy As this writer was trying to decide on subjects and artists to write about during Jazz appreciation month, “Hubb”, BKA Freddie Hubbard, came into my mind It’s not easy to write about?an eclectic figure?like?Frederick Dewayne Hubbard. So I’m just going to go against all…

Paying Homage to Greatness: Bongo Ras Starr Master Series


Things are moving along it only took almost 6 years to learn who painted this portrait of Jazz icon, Horace Tapscott.. I’m determined to find and interview this fabulous artist, His work on the Icon, Rahsaan Roland Kirk is nothing short of Brilliant. Follow Us on our new series for 2020, Artists on Artists in…

Best Yard Bird 99th Event: 21 Toot Salute in Los Angeles


August 29th is a very famous birthday for various people..One for Michael Jackson so-called King of Pop, but this one is about the King of Be Bop Saxophonists Charlie Parker or, aka, Yard Bird! The Jazz community in Leimert Park was honoring the “Bird” on his 99 birthday. Parker a 34 year old man died…

Coming Soon:October Exclusive interview Curtis Taylor:Man on a Mission


“I’ve got a nice crew with me and I’m excited we we’re able to put this album together,” says trumpeter Curtis Taylor about Snapshot, his latest record that dropped last month. Snapshot was recorded live and it features up-and-coming San Diego pianist Hugo Suarez alongside L.A. veterans Ben Shepherd on bass and Gene Coye on…

L.A. Jazz Hipsters Celebrate Yard Bird Parker 99th: Appearing August 29 2019


posted by Kamaad Tauhid @blues2jazzguy Appearing at Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, a select cadre of LA based musicians ,formed a super Trio of veteran bassist, James Leary, Don Littleton Drummer & leader, Robert “Bobby” Pierce piano” Meet all the Cats and Kits at 7:30PM to celebrate Charlie Parker’s 99th birthday. early Thursday evening of…