JAZZ ICON BILLY HIGGINS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION~ LIVE STREAMING NOV.29


Join Robert “the Hipster” Carmack at the World Stage Tuesday, November 29th , 7pm. 2022 Live Streaming from Leimert Park, the new series Performers Alley promises to entertain, cajole and amaze with Billy Higgins friends and fellow musicians making up a sublime panel, It also has interaction with audiences both online and live. Musical talent… Read More JAZZ ICON BILLY HIGGINS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION~ LIVE STREAMING NOV.29

ICONIC JAZZ DRUMMER BILLY HIGGINS CELEBRATED BY THE WORLD STAGE COMMUNITY


https://viewstub.com/-Billy-Higgins-Birthday-Celebration On Tuesday November 29th at 7pm friends, jazzophiles can celebrate and honor Billy Higgins via the new Jazz Series, Performers Alley hosted by Robert “Hipster” Carmack. Live Streamed, the show is planned for the in-person audience and ONLINE audiences. Music talent for the evening{ previously recorded at a private showing} is Marvin Smitty Smith… Read More ICONIC JAZZ DRUMMER BILLY HIGGINS CELEBRATED BY THE WORLD STAGE COMMUNITY

JAZZ GUITARIST RON JACKSON DEBUTS IN LOS ANGELES: UPSTAIRS at VITELLOS SUPPER CLUB


The HIPSTER CELEBRATES TWENTY YEARS JAN 22nd 7:PM @Upstairs at Vitellos Supper Club –Studio City Calif. – Must purchase ticket online to attend event All are welcome to come out and Toast in the New Year and support Live Jazz. GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY.. Win a FREE Advance Signed Copy of Standards & Other Songs” by… Read More JAZZ GUITARIST RON JACKSON DEBUTS IN LOS ANGELES: UPSTAIRS at VITELLOS SUPPER CLUB

JAZZTRACKS SERIES BY EDDIE CARTER ~ STANLEY TURRENTINE


        Stanley Turrentine with the Three Sounds – Blue Hour Music Matters Jazz In the hands of Stanley Turrentine, the tenor saxophone was an instrument of soulful creativity and immense power.  From his 1960 Blue Note debut, Look Out (BLP 4039/BST 84039) through his biggest hit for CTI Records, Sugar (CTI 6005)… Read More JAZZTRACKS SERIES BY EDDIE CARTER ~ STANLEY TURRENTINE

HIPSTER SANCTUARY NEW JAZZ EDITOR EDDIE CARTER & JAZZTRACKS SERIES


Our Newest Contributing Jazz Editor Mr. Eddie Carter of Atlanta..FOLLOW the JAZZTRACKS Words from Publisher/Founder Robert J. Carmack “welcome aboard Eddie its good to have your wise advice and keen knowledge when it comes to jazz.” R.J. Carmack   Eddie Carter – Southern Region – Jazz Editor ~ Eddie’s love for jazz began at the age… Read More HIPSTER SANCTUARY NEW JAZZ EDITOR EDDIE CARTER & JAZZTRACKS SERIES

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… Read More TWO HOURS WITH AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE ~ THE RIGHT PRESCRIPTION

REMEMBERING FREDERICK DEWAYNE HUBBARD: “HUBB”


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 traditional musings about Hubbard, as… Read More REMEMBERING FREDERICK DEWAYNE HUBBARD: “HUBB”

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA MUSIC EDUCATOR MOURNED BY MANY


San Francisco Bay area jazz pianist, arranger, composer and educator from East Moline(Iowa) widely known as “The Jazz Professor” died Saturday evening at the age of 80 at his home in Oakland, Calif.    July 1936 – March 2017 “Professor” Bell mentored and inspired many professional musicians as a college music professor and jazz band director. He also recorded several jazz albums and… Read More SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA MUSIC EDUCATOR MOURNED BY MANY