JAZZ FOR R&B LOVERS: MUSIC FOR AFTER THE AFTER PARTY


posted by Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy  #Precious:For Lovers & Dancers I can hardly remember but, over the last 5 -10 years we’re  missing a lot of male jazz vocalists input. Rudi Mwongozi is constantly moving up the chain of new faces and voices on the scene.. Rudi, now based in New York from Oakland, California.… Read More JAZZ FOR R&B LOVERS: MUSIC FOR AFTER THE AFTER PARTY

MAIA !! TAKES THE WORLD STAGE BY STORM COMING SOON INTERVIEW WITH MAIA.


posted by Kamaad Tauhid  #@blues2jazzguy https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipPSU2-wVRzY9l48Hml_efp_oC8MWMm5I-C8LTHJ     I’ve been around music since I was a pup. I been around jazz since 1963, musician, actor, producer and poetry.  MAIA.. is a woman, and a group of very talented ladies that hit all the marks for me. I have not seen anybody that bring the soul,… Read More MAIA !! TAKES THE WORLD STAGE BY STORM COMING SOON INTERVIEW WITH MAIA.

The JUINI BOOTH SUPER TRIO & ROBERT J. CARMACK: BLACK AS 1000 NIGHTS_ ARTISTRY OF SUN RA


BLACK AS 1000 NIGHTS: The Artistry and Poetry of SUN RA  a National Black History Event WORLD STAGE PERFORMANCE GALLERY  ONE NIGHT ONLY!  Saturday February 9th 9:pm $25 at Door  for a rare west coast appearance by Bassist/Composer, Arthur”JUINI” BOOTH + Mahesh Balasooriya piano Guillermo E. Brown drums featuring Robert J. Carmack -spoken word/poet 4321 Degnan… Read More The JUINI BOOTH SUPER TRIO & ROBERT J. CARMACK: BLACK AS 1000 NIGHTS_ ARTISTRY OF SUN RA

OLD SCHOOL R&B LOVEFEST: EVENT IN SEARCH OF AN AUDIENCE


https://www.switchentertainmentworld.com/gallery  Red Marine Entertainment Presents the OLD SCHOOL R&B LOVE FEST SWITCH , SURFACE , GAP REVIEW  BALL HOOKER. (opening act..) Real Old School Show: In Search of an audience.. I have been around or involved with the entertainment field for well over 50 years,music in particular. I know a good show when I hear or see one… Read More OLD SCHOOL R&B LOVEFEST: EVENT IN SEARCH OF AN AUDIENCE

NYC JAZZ GUITARIST RON JACKSON COLLABORATES WITH L.A. SAXOPHONIST TEODROSS AVERY:UPSTAIRS AT VITELLOS’S


posted by Kamaad Tauhid @blues2jazzguy   COMING TO LOS ANGELES UPSTAIRS AT VITELLO’S JAZZ SUPPER CLUB JANUARY 2019 !!                                 “Jazz Hipsters and Cool people who just love great music all agree, RON JACKSON is the TRUTH!” – Robert J. Carmack… Read More NYC JAZZ GUITARIST RON JACKSON COLLABORATES WITH L.A. SAXOPHONIST TEODROSS AVERY:UPSTAIRS AT VITELLOS’S

NYC PIANIST RUDI WONGOZI LAUNCHES LATEST RELEASE: JAZZ FOR R&B LOVERS


The word “Balance” has many definitions, especially as a verb or noun..the ones I chose to use here in speaking about Rudi Wongozi are; an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. OR, a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions , as in “Trying to… Read More NYC PIANIST RUDI WONGOZI LAUNCHES LATEST RELEASE: JAZZ FOR R&B LOVERS

ARETHA FRANKLIN QUEEN OF SOUL ~ THE END OF AN ERA ~1942 – 2018


  As a baby boomer, I grew up 1950s-60s, being only 8 years behind Aretha. I was digging on all that good music from those people my parents liked, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, Brook Benton, Dinah Washington, BB King, Bobby Blue Bland, Lloyd Price. Then the Motown thing hit L.A. starting with a group from Detroit… Read More ARETHA FRANKLIN QUEEN OF SOUL ~ THE END OF AN ERA ~1942 – 2018