HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMBASSADOR HERBIE HANCOCK LOOKING GOOD


posted by Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy Its the birthday of the very man who once thought he would never reach the the greatness of an Oscar Peterson or a Thelonius Monk. Now 75,looking 40ish is the jazz icon who has accomplished every possible music, presidential and international recognition & Lifetime Achievement Award there is.… Read More HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMBASSADOR HERBIE HANCOCK LOOKING GOOD

CBS STEVIE WONDER’S SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE CELEBRATION “GOT IT RIGHT”


posted by robert j. carmack #blues2jazzguy #chefrobb #GrammyAwards #GrammySalute  #CBSNetwork “Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute” aired Monday on CBS, which featured the best of the new generation performers, all paying respect to the legendary Stevie Wonder. http://www.complex.com/music/2015/02/beyonce-ed-sheeran-gary-clark-jr-cover-stevie-wonder-higher-ground Performers including Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Pharrell, Tony Bennett and The Band… Read More CBS STEVIE WONDER’S SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE CELEBRATION “GOT IT RIGHT”

SOUL LEGEND CHARLES WRIGHT: LOOKING FOR AN UGLY WOMAN


posted by Robert J. Carmack     twitter: @blues2jazzguy R&B Soul legendary singer Charles Wright keeps re-inventing himself,from Doo-Wop to Hip Hop. Charles is Looking for an Ugly Woman, at least that’s the name of his new cut that’s catching  on around the country. Partly due to a famous commercial using Wright’s very popular music… Read More SOUL LEGEND CHARLES WRIGHT: LOOKING FOR AN UGLY WOMAN

WAYNE HENDERSON: THE LAST CRUSADE 1939-2014


posted by Robert J. Carmack   twitter: @blues2jazzguy Wayne Henderson (1939-2014)  Wayne Henderson born September 24, 1939 in Houston, Texas was  soul-jazz and hard bop trombonist and record producer. In 1961, he co-founded the soul jazz/hard bop group, The Jazz Crusaders. Growing up in Los Angeles 1961, I was just learning  about real jazz . One day while listening to a new local radio… Read More WAYNE HENDERSON: THE LAST CRUSADE 1939-2014