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… Read More NYC PIANIST RUDI WONGOZI LAUNCHES LATEST RELEASE: JAZZ FOR R&B LOVERS
Journalist,Actor/Poet, Robert J. Carmack sits down for a chat with the powerful Jazz painter, SAM PACE. COMING IN AUGUST 2018 @ Hipster Sanctuary… “Fiddler Blue” Not the official title, Just what I call it” -RJ Carmack
A brilliant Ms. M. Productions presented an intimate evening (Feb.17) with Oakland based vocalist and school principal Ms. Tyfahra Singleton. (shown in picture above are l-r, Tyrone Singleton, Tyfahra, pianist Bradley Young and bandleader/drummer Jerrell Ballard.) Tyfahra came into the “quite full” Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center,with her “breath of fresh air” approach to the Nancy Wilson song book. Highlighted Nancy favorites… Read More TYFAHRA SINGS NANCY WILSON : AN INTIMATE EVENING OF TRIBUTE TO THE FANCY MS. NANCY!
JANA WILSON Portrays Nina Simone the High Priestess of Soul! TICKETS ON SALE NOW LIMITED SEATS! Click Link!! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interview-with-the-high-priestess-nina-an-original-musical-play-tickets-40769094459?aff=ehomesaved Robert J. Carmack~ Writer-Director_Producer and Actor
California Jazz and Blues Museum presents A Shirt and a Skirt Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Williams Starring jazz legend Kevin Mahogany with special guest jazz vocalist Barbara Morrison Friday, November 17 8:00 pm Regency West 3339 West 43rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90008 $50 per person Light Buffet No-Host Bar The proceeds of… Read More CALIFORNIA MUSEUM JAZZ & BLUES: MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO ELLA AND JOE
The “Best of the Best in Music” of all genres as we say goodbye to the master Chuck Berry..“The Real King of Rock & Roll” “NUFF SAID!” posted by R.J. Carmack
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 !
ONE NIGHT OF ENCHANTING MUSIC & POETRY a robert j. carmack production NOW’S THE TIME: SPIRITS OF OUR ANCESTORS ONE NIGHT ONLY !! One Night Only!! One Night Only!! SATURDAY AUGUST 29 8:PM Doors open 7:00PM The World Stage Performance Gallery 4344 S. Degnan Blvd Los Angeles, California 90008 (Leimert Park) ATD… Read More ONE NIGHT ONLY !! NOW’S THE TIME: SPIRITS OF OUR ANCESTORS
posted by #@blues2jazzguy Robert J. Carmack John Patton, often known as “Big John” Patton, was one of Blue Note Records most active soul-jazz organists during the golden age of the Hammond B-3s. Between 1963 and 1970 Patton developed 11 albums’ worth of material as a leader and “sat- in” with an enormous procession of skilled… Read More THE JAZZ PIONEERS ROOM BIG JOHN PATTON B3 & GREASE = SOUL JAZZ
STILL NOT FOLLOWING HIPSTER SANCTUARY.COM YET ?? The Hipster Sanctuary E-Zine/Blog is focused primarily on UNSUNG artists of Jazz, Blues and Soul Genres. We’ll profile, explore, interview and publicize information to, commemorate, or uplift the legacy of these artists who gave it their all during their time in the public’s eye. “By Any Medium Necessary” From time to… Read More GET A CLUE …WWW.HIPSTERSANCTUARY.COM