LADY KRISTINA AT LARGE IN NEW YORK: JAZZ AND GENTRIFICATION


            Posted by Kristina McBride ~Int’l Jazz Editor at Large   I recently ventured to NYC to go see the legendary Pharaoh Sanders in Brooklyn. I hadn’t been to New York in around 13 years, so I wanted to take my time and see the city and experience it all over again, taking…

PROFOUND SIMPLICITY: A GLIMPSE OF DWIGHT TRIBLE


posted by  #@blues2 jazz guy “Profound Simplicity”- A Glimpse of Dwight Trible” by Kristina McBride I’ve been spinning quite a bit of music lately, listening to the inner urge of Joe Henderson’s tenor sax, Lee Morgan’s blistering trumpet solo telling it like it is, Black Arthur breaking down Lenox Ave on my new Rega RP3…

L.A. CLUB PAYS TRIBUTE TO McCOY TYNER WITH EXPLOSIVE JAZZ CONCERT


posted by Kamaad Tauhid #@blues2jazzguy           Re-posted from Facebook Post July 6th .. Had the pleasure of taking in some smokin’ live jazz with fireworks as a backdrop for my 4th of July at a new REAL Jazz spot in Glendale named Zebulon. The quartet on deck equally featured saxophonist Azar…

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…

JUINI BOOTH & The MCCOY TYNER TRIBUTE QUARTET @ZEBULON CAFE-LOS ANGELES


        The McCoy Tyner Tribute Quartet  July 4th Explosive Concert Band personnel: Juini Booth leader/bass, Roy McCurdy drums, piano Theo Saunders, Azar Lawrence saxophones, guest jazz poet, Robert J. Carmack … JULY 4th 2017  8pm- 10PM only  ZEBULON CAFE ONE NIGHT ONLY !! Tixs: $10 advance $12 at door Zebulon, 2478 Fletcher Drive. Los Angeles,CA. 90039…

JAZZ BASS LEGEND JUINI BOOTH CONNECTS BROOKLYN IN L.A.


        Certainly no stranger to creating eclectic ambiance, jazz bassist Juini Booth rolls into Los Angeles with all the excitement of the second coming!.. But realistically, He’s put together a great team of Brooklyn Club owners that loves’ Jazz served up New York style, with a stellar group of musicians, including a jazz…

COMING SOON! OCTOBER 2017 STRAT-O-SPHERE: THELONIOUS MONK TURNS 100


                          A ROBERT J. CARMACK  PRODUCTION STRAT-O-SPHERE; MONK MUSIC, POETRY, DRAMA & DANCE Los Angeles California Exclusive Showing Whether on the bandstand or Off the bandstand ..Sitting at the Piano at home composing brilliant tunes…Greatness always followed ,along with Hipness & Swing! More…