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posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy Once in a lunar eclipse weekend you might get some pretty good entertainment in selected spots around Los Angeles, but to get great jazz, that requires planning ahead and research. for the last 39 years , in an unlikely area of south central Los Angeles wedged between a Junior… Read More PATRICE RUSHEN & CARMEN LUNDY HIGHLIGHT 39TH ANNUAL WATTS TOWERS JAZZ FESTIVAL
posted by robert j. carmack #@blues2jazzguy SONNY ROLLINS SEPTEMBER 7 1930 Sonny Rollins turned 85 years old today . its hard to believe ,not because of his age, but, in spite of his age. He still holds court somewhere in the world on major stages blowing long, multi-note phrases, swinging violently on the most miniscule… Read More HAPPY 85 TO JAZZ LEGENDARY SAXOPHONIST SONNY ROLLINS !
posted by Robert J. Carmack with photos by Chuck Koton August 29 is a very lively day for many and jazz is no stranger, as it’s the birthdate of three prominent saxophonists, Charlie Parker, Bobby Watson and multi-reeds man,Bennie Maupin. The Blue Whale jazz club of Los Angeles was rocking for two nights as Bennie… Read More BENNIE’S FROM HEAVEN: BENNIE MAUPIN BASHIN’ AT THE BLUE WHALE
http://jazzinchicago.org/jazzfest/ http://jazzinchicago.org posted by #@blues2jazzguy Robert J. Carmack What would an installment of the Chicago Jazz Festival be without a Freeman family reunion? But September 4th’s performance by saxophonist Chico and his guitarist uncle George will offer, in the parlance of Monty Python, something completely different. Performing music from their new Southport Records… Read More CELEBRATE JAZZ IN CHICAGO !! CHICAGO JAZZ FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 3-6 2015
posted by #@blues2jazzguy Duane Deterville shown here with Editor of Hipster Sanctuary, Robert J. Carmack. Deterville in Los Angeles recently for a guest lecture examining the iconography, structure, and layered meanings in Kahlil Joseph: Double Conscience. The scholarly artist,writer specializes in African and Afro-Diasporic Visual Culture. Deterville previously wrote on Joseph’s film Until the Quiet Comes… Read More SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA SCHOLAR AND ARTIST DUANE DETERVILLE @ LACMA JAZZ
posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy ERIC DOLPHY ! June 20, 1928 – June 29, 1964.
posted by #@blues2jazzguy #jazzappreciationmonth If You live in L.A. or, have lived in Los angeles for any length of time like myself, You would have seen, heard or experienced one of these guys or maybe all of them. One thing for sure, I know all of them and they all are groove… Read More JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH:HIPSTER SANCTUARY SALUTES L.A. DRUMMERS
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posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy Hipster Sanctuary.Com is promising some excellent coverage of Jazz in April and International Jazz Day Coming April 1st ! POETS, MUSICIANS, DANCERS and DRUMMERS , and The DRUMMERS, and Did we say the DRUMS! All month we will be celebrating Jazz and The people that keep it going, especially… Read More HIPSTER SANCTUARY JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH IN APRIL COVERAGE: GIVE THE DRUMS SUM’