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
posted by Robert J. Carmack It seems that a bevy of greats have left the stage and building since January of 2017. I realize that’s just life as we know it. Nothing to say about it case closed. However, I did not want to allow the sudden death of a great man and musician go… Read More SOUTH AFRICAN MUSICIAN HUGH MASAKELA JOINS THE ANCESTORS-RIP 1939-2018
JANA WILSON / NINA SIMONE Actress/Singer/Model Robert J. Carmack – Actor/Writer/Producer/Musician/Poet Interview With the High Priestess:Nina! Mar. 3rd 2018 @ World Stage Performance Gallery 4321 Degnan Blvd. LA California, 90008 Ticket sold Exclusively Online only@ http://www.eventbrite.com general… Read More COMING FEBRUARY 1 2018 MEET THE CAST FROM INTERVIEW WITH THE HIGH PRIESTESS:NINA!
posted by Robert J. Carmack @blues2jazzguy Multi-instrumentalist and singer, Kirk Andres Wilson showed up and showed out last Thursday evening (December 28) at Hollywood’s Catalina Bar and Grill on Sunset. The almost two-hour set was plumb full of music for every taste and style.… Read More KIRK ANDRES WILSON XMAS SHOW OF SHOWS!
Mel and wife waiting in green room to go onstage at Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society -Half-Moon Bay – Todd Barkan’s Keystone Korner 45th anniversary July 8 2017-photo by R.J. Carmack. jazz saxophonist Mel Martin and Herbie Hancock COMING SOON: Profiles in Jazz;MEL MARTIN- Reeds & Flute posted by… Read More FAREWELL JAZZ SAXOPHONIST MEL MARTIN: PRIDE OF THE S.F. BAY AREA 1942-2017 RIP
Patrice Louise Rushen (born September 30) is quite the jazz pianist and R&B singer. She’s also a composer, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and music director. Her 1982 single, “Forget Me Nots“, received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Rushen had great success on the R&B and dance charts. “Haven’t You Heard” went number 7 on… Read More PATRICE RUSHEN: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY FINGERS!
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… Read More GEOFFREY’S INNER CIRCLE PRESENTS HAPPY BIRTHDAY GLEN PEARSON:DR JAZZ
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 If you just happened to be in attendance at many of the early 80s Stevie Wonder concerts and just by chance wondered “Who was that searing angelic voice coming across the microphone over the music?” Well..chances are,that was Ms. Windy Barnes. “Windy” came whirling into Los Angeles as… Read More WINDY BARNES FEATURED IN AWARD WINNING MUSICAL PLAY..NORTH ON SOUTH CENTRAL
Sandra Booker @ LACMA_Singer/songwriter Sandra Booker returns to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for her eighth appearance at part of the Jazz at LACMA series. Back by popular demand, she is a museum favorite and guaranteed to swing the night away with a collection of jazz and R&B standards… Read More JAZZ DIVA SANDRA BOOKER RETURNS TO L.A. COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART