SPIRITS OF THE UNSUNG: A Homage to Baba Horace Tapscott By Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy One has to keep “YOUR EAR TO THE GROUND” or, listen for the TALKING DRUMS. That will help you to stay on top of who the movers and shakers are in real jazz events of LA. I’m certainly no stranger… Read More SPIRITS OF THE UNSUNG: HOMAGE TO BABA HORACE TAPSCOTT
posted by Kamaad Tauhid @blues2jazzguy concert photos by jazz archivist Chuck Koton “The Stage, (pun intended)” was set 9:pm on Feb 9th 2019 in Los Angeles, where the bass master, Juini Booth landed for his WORLD STAGE DEBUT. Booth a jazz icon starting when he sprung on his own for New York in mid-60s as… Read More JAZZ BASSIST AND POET DELIGHTS L.A. AUDIENCES IN DEBUT
posted by Robert J. Carmack The Lighthouse Café is a nightclub located at 30 Pier Avenue in Hermosa Beach, California. It has been active as a jazz showcase since 1949 and, under the name “The Lighthouse”, was one of the central West Coast jazz clubs from the 1950s through the late 1970s. Purely talking Jazz years,… Read More LIGHTHOUSE 68″ ~ JAZZ CRUSADERS LIVE ! CELEBRATING 50 YEARS…STILL FUNKY FRESH
COMING TO LOS ANGELES ONLY JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH APRIL 2018 a Robert J. Carmack Production Details February during Black History month, follow-up on http://www.hipstersanctuary.com as we celebrate our 20th year in March 2018. April Live Jazz concert and special awards presentation to surprise guests, also follow-up @blues2jazzguy.
Mel and wife waiting in green room to go onstage at Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society -Half-Moon Bay – Todd Barkan’s Keystone Korner 45th anniversary July 8 2017-photo by R.J. Carmack. jazz saxophonist Mel Martin and Herbie Hancock COMING SOON: Profiles in Jazz;MEL MARTIN- Reeds & Flute posted by… Read More FAREWELL JAZZ SAXOPHONIST MEL MARTIN: PRIDE OF THE S.F. BAY AREA 1942-2017 RIP
posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy Keystone Korner’s 45th Anniversary Celebration July 7 & 8 2017 One of the best Jazz weekends in the San Francisco Bay area in decades. First, after you get over the initial shock of the lineup and why, then it all makes sense. I was in touch with Todd Barkan as soon… Read More TODD BARKAN’S KEYSTONE KORNER 45 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN JAZZ
On-Going Series: Keystone Klippins’ – 45 Years!!! Robert J. Carmack jazz journalist #@blues2jazzguy KEYSTONE KLIPPINS’ quick-snapshot look at the jazz journey taken by the man who presents it and the Men and Women who make it. Todd Barkan, The Man who started this journey years ago , is bringing it all back full circle. Starting the weekend of July 7th… Read More KEYSTONE KLIPPINS’ ~ CELEBRATING 45 YEARS AT THE KORNER
JOIN TODD BARKAN & FRIENDS at KEYSTONE KORNER 45th ANNIVERSARY A Celebration of the North Beach Jazz venue in San Francisco (Established July 7 1972) Three Exciting Dates of Electrifying Music for You July 7th 2017 – KUUMBWA JAZZ CENTER 7pm- Santa Cruz,CA. July 8th 2017 – BACH DANCING & DYNAMITE SOCIETY – 2pm HALF… Read More COMING JULY 2017 TODD BARKAN KEYSTONE KORNER 45TH ANNIVERSARY