JAM! CELEBRATE & SUPPORT JAZZ LIVE & RECORDED


  APRIL IS  JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH Jazz Appreciation Month was created to be an annual event that would pay tribute to jazz as both a living and as a historic music. Schools, organizations, even governments, celebrate JAM with events ranging from free concerts to educational programs. The first year was 2001, and initial funding was provided by the…

THE CLUB ALABAM A MUST SEE MUSIC REVUE


 Theatre  Perception Consortium  Presents THE CLUB  ALABAM          Directed by Tu’Nook featuring the artistry of BILLIE HOLIDAY  ELLA FITZGERALD JOSEPHINE BAKER CAB CALLOWAY  JOE WILLIAMS   LITTLE WALTER NINA SIMONE     DOROTHY  DANDRIDGE & ROBBY ROYALE   IMPRESARIO~HOST APRIL  27    MAY  4    MAY 11   SUNDAY AFTERNOONS   4:PM…

COMING JUNE 21 2014 CELEBRATING BLACK MUSIC LEGACY


RJC Mediatainment & Hipster Sanctuary.Com Celebrating Black Music Month Presents A Love Supreme 50th Anniversary:The Spirit of John Coltrane’s Legacy an Evening of Living Art – live Jazz – Performance Poetry Guest Artist Exhibit on Display  Hosted by R.J.  Carmack The Performers Corner  214 Hardy St. Inglewood, CA. JUNE 21  2014  ONE NIGHT ONLY –…

RETRO-JAZZ KIOSK: ERIC DOLPHY – EPISTROPHY


EPISTROPHY – LAST DATE   – June 2,1964 Holland Featuring: Eric Dolphy(Flute, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax) Misja Mengelberg(Piano) Jacques schols(Bass) Han Bennink(Drums)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUvz0FJzB_s  

TIME TRAVELING DIZZY (REECE) ! HAPPY BIRTHDAY


Happy Birthday, Dizzy Reece …Just revisiting a great Unsung trumpeter; You want a passionate  player  to interpret your favorite standards or just conjure up the tenacity of those fiery jam sessions of the  40s, Check Dizzy Reece! After spending the 1950s playing in Paris, Jamaican bebop trumpeter Dizzy Reece landed in New York City in 1960. He has…

BENEATH THE SPIN: ERIC WATTREE ON THE DEBATE OF MODERN JAZZ


re-post by Robert J. Carmack  of a blog originally posted by Eric Wattree Reflections on the Stanley Crouch, Mtume Debate on Modern Jazz I recently watched the debate between columnist Stanley Crouch and percussionist James Mtume on the evolution of modern jazz with great interest. Crouch, the steadfast jazz purist, essentially took the position that much…