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…

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    

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…

CELEBRATING JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH: PIERCE STREET JAZZ SERIES FREE TO PUBLIC


PIERCE STREET JAZZ SERIES     Presented by La Sierra University 4500 Pierce St, Riverside, CA. 92505 Get Directions @piercestreetjazz Straight Ahead jazz in the Troesh Conference Center, Zapara School of Business at La Sierra University on specific dates at no cost.  https://www.facebook.com/pg/piercestreetjazz/about/?ref=page_internal Once a Month , Second Wednesdays… Guest Talent Varies House Band: Henry…

SOUL SAUCE ~ CAL TJADER LATIN JAZZ LEGACY BAND


posted by Robert J. Carmack   #blues2jazzguy It’s not everyday you can jump in your car and drive to a spot, then wind up in the middle of the 1960s jazz scene Los Angeles.                  Back then you could still catch great latin jazz bands coming through like…

SAXOPHONIST DALE FIELDER RETURNS TO HERB ALPERT’S VIBRATO GRILL JAZZ


by Robert J. Carmack   #blues2jazzguy Coming Saturday October 3 2015 9PM DALE FIELDER with PAT SENATORE TRIO at Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill Jazz 2930 N Beverly Glen Cir, Los Angeles, California 90077 The Players:Dale Fielder saxes, Tom Ranier, piano Pat Senatore bass, Ramon Banda, drums Check out some vintage Dale Fielder music 1993 Free…