MILES & TRANE: TWO TITANS TURNING 90


posted by ROBERT J. CARMACK  #blues2jazzguy                     Its 2016, that means Messers ,Miles Dewey Davis and John William Coltrane,both born in 1926 is turning 90 years old . I’m excited and curious about what’s going to happen event-wise. What is radio,print and internet going to do?…

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA SCHOLAR AND ARTIST DUANE DETERVILLE @ LACMA JAZZ


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…

RIFFIN’ WITH CLASSIC AVANT GARDE JAZZ MAN BOBBY BRADFORD


posted by Robert J. Carmack / Chuck Koton-Photos One of the best part of living in Los Angeles besides the weather, is the plethora of great art museums. The County of Los Angeles on Wilshire for Modern Art has been pumping out great live jazz concerts for years. many I have been witness to, and…

BILLY HIGGINS WORLD STAGE HEATS UP IN AUGUST : A CELEBRATION of LEGENDS


posted by #@blues2jazzguy COMING ATTRACTIONS IN AUGUST  August 22nd– 7:30PM Genius of DUKE PEARSON:Thanks Uncle Duke Enjoy an evening of classic jazz and vocals paying homage to the great Duke Pearson, who produced some of jazz’s greatest albums and had a major impact on hard bop compositions and arrangements for big band and large ensembles….

JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH:HIPSTER SANCTUARY SALUTES L.A. DRUMMERS


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…