POCKET JAZZ: GRASSROOTS ARTS PROJECT DEBUTS AUGUST 2019


Pocket Jazz is a coined phrase created by Carmack that melds theater,improvisational music and poetry into a big ball of creativity for open minded audiences. If you dig Kamasi Washington or Horace Tapscott or Amiri Baraka, Last poets, Watts Prophets and Sun Ra.. brought to you in an affordable, safe and warm community environments. In the tradition of the Black Arts Movement early beginning of Los Angeles Community Jazz organizations paired with the painters, sculptors and actors creating on demand Art.. Subscribe and follow us on http://www.hipstersanctuary.com  FREE!! FREE!! FREE!!

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…

ELEPHANTS INVADE LEIMERT PARK~ JAZZ & POETRY


  WORLD STAGE PERFORMANCE GALLERY  Presents ELEPHANTS Nda PARK BAND Don Littleton Drums, Michael Alvidrez Bass, Pablo Calogero Saxes, Flutes and Bass Clarinet Special Guest Poet Robert J. Carmack – Spoken Word SATURDAY  MAY 26 9:PM   $20 Door only WORLD STAGE PERFORMANCE GALLERY  4321 DEGNAN BLVD. LA CALIF. 90008 Contact: #@blues2jazzguy or elephantsndapark@mail.com   SUPPORT…

MARK de CLIVE-LOWE STRIKES THE RIGHT CHORD


posted by Robert J. Carmack                         Sometimes you gamble on checking-out Friday night jazz in Los Angeles and get Buptkus and, then sometimes  you bump into a real gem! Friday night was just such a find. I ventured into Downtown Los Angeles’s “Neuvo Urban” Jazz…

TWO HOURS WITH AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE ~ THE RIGHT PRESCRIPTION


Los Angeles, CA. Nov 14__ The City of angels needed a rest from crazy news cycles and bad traffic reports,the perfect Rx was written last Sunday evening at Zebulon Café. Concord Records Group newest label, The Jazz Dispensary served up AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE in Bridge into the New Age . Lawrence brought in his all-star lineup of jazz greats…

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    

GEOFFREY’S INNER CIRCLE PRESENTS HAPPY BIRTHDAY GLEN PEARSON:DR JAZZ


posted by Robert J. Carmack  #blues2jazzguy COME ON OAKTOWN AND ALL OF THE EASTBAY “LET’S MAKE THIS NIGHT FOR THE BAY AREA’s MOST HUMBLE JAZZ MUSICIAN AND EDUCATOR VERY SPECIAL… Oakland’s best and brightest stars musicians, singers and actors Lets make some noise for the “Fiery Fingers” of Glen Pearson Dr.Jazz Friday, July 21st Doors open 7:00…

BUSTER WILLIAMS BUSTED LOOSE AT 75th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION CONCERT


posted by Robert J. Carmack You know anytime you have a name like Buster , the bar is already set high! No need to worry as the 75 year old bassist did not disappoint the crowd attending the concert at Nate Holden Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles last weekend(June 24). Buster Williams led an…