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….

GET YOUR PhiL! One Incredible Weekend, 3 Shows-One Price!!


PhiL Bell Time & Theatre Perception Consortium  presents Got PhiL? da Weekend wit PhiLip Bell This is a festival of  three(3 )days and three(3) different shows starring PhiLip Bell, with host Roz Browne, live band ‘Nem featuring Maggie Daniec (Keys), Sumit Das ( Bass), Jon Monter (Guitar) & Sivan Carmi (Drums) June 27 -29 @…

Airto Moriera Eclectic Brazilian Group EYEDENTITY WOWED L.A. CROWD


posted by Robert J. Carmack   @blues2jazzguy As I sped down the 60 Freeway headed into Los Angeles’s wilshire/fairfax district on my way to see the Latin concert with Airto Moriera and the LA group, Eyedentity , Oh Crap! I realized I left my camera.  Driving into LA made me realize why I chose to…

JAZZ@LACMA: AIRTO MOREIRA & ERNIE WATTS In-Concert


posted by hipster staff   #@blues2jazzguy   June 7, 2014 5:pm Legendary Brazilian percussionist/drummer Airto Moreira fuses the worlds of Afro-Brazilian and Samba and Bossa Nova with jazz, Fusion, and African, Latin, and hip-hop influences. Airto, multiple winner of Down Beat’s reader and critic’s poll, is known for his celebrated work with Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul,…

New UnSung E-Zine / Blog Launching July 4 Blues Jazz Soul


Hipster Sanctuary  E-Zine/ Blog for the Unsung  An Enclave for the Serious Music Lover of  Blues, Soul & Jazz launching July 4 2013.   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…

Kindred Spirits: Ndugu Chanceler


Kindred Spirits: Ndugu Chanceler  It’s not often you get an opportunity to actually watch the professional growth of a musician up-close through most of their career,but in the case of Leon “Ndugu” Chanceler,I did. There’s many good things about growing up in Los Angeles in the 1950s or 60s..You had opportunities a kid from Shreveport, Louisiana…