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… Read More LADY KRISTINA AT LARGE IN NEW YORK: JAZZ AND GENTRIFICATION
posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy The lovely and talented singer-multi-instrumentalist, Shana Tucker makes her first trip into the motor city,binging her special brand of Chamber Soul to CLIFF BELL’S Thursday, October 22, 2015 @ 8 & 9:30 PM 2030 Park Avenue, Detroit MI 48226 ———————————————————– CLIFF BELL’S, the historic downtown jazz… Read More SHANA TUCKER DEBUT AT DETROIT’S CLIFF BELLS ~ ONE NIGHT ONLY
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 #blues2jazzguy The American Jazz community is jarred once again by the passing of trumpet master,Clark Terry (94). He was considered a major influence on trumpet coming out of the swing and Bebop eras, while bringing style and hip humor to generations of musicians, including Miles Davis and Quincy Jones. The seventh… Read More CLARK ” MUMBLES” TERRY REACHES THE BIRD’S EYE at 94
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posted by Robert J. Carmack #blues2jazzguy THE DON LITTLETON TRIO IT never “Rains” in Southern California is not true, its just a matter of what type rain..as I laugh out loud. I went into Leimert Village on Saturday, Feb. 7 to catch a special show at the small, but mighty World Stage… Read More RIFFIN’ WITH THE HIPSTER: KICKIN ‘ OFF BLACK HISORY MONTH @ THE WORLD STAGE
posted by Robert J. Carmack #blues2jazzguy Shown here with his brethren of the “Git’ Box,” jazz man Jacques Lesure trading road stories , flats and sharps, and whats on tap for the next Jacques Lesure CD. Left to Right, Grammy winner George Benson, Paul Jackson Jr and Jacques. Noted Jazz Drummer, Willie Jones III ,… Read More STRINGS OF SOUL WITH JAZZ GUITARIST JACQUES LESURE
One of the true innovators & chief architects of the modern style jazz Trumpet after Louis Armstrong’s “smooth phrasing” style, sheer Pizazz!- Hipster Collection Corner @ Facebook David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), commonly known as Roy Eldridge, and nicknamed “Little Jazz”, was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of… Read More HIPSTER SANCTUARY HALL of FAME SALUTES TRUMPET LEGEND ROY ELDRIDGE