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
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 @… Read More GET YOUR PhiL! One Incredible Weekend, 3 Shows-One Price!!
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… Read More Airto Moriera Eclectic Brazilian Group EYEDENTITY WOWED L.A. CROWD
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,… Read More JAZZ@LACMA: AIRTO MOREIRA & ERNIE WATTS In-Concert
It was announced by a handful of web-based news reports stating award-wining pianist/producer George Duke has died. Most reports indicated the death of 67 year old Duke was called late evening August 5,at St. Johns Hospital in Los Angeles,California. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l_I35ZDo8A “Former Supreme’s member, Sherrie Payne states: “I just received the devastating and sad news that… Read More POP AND SOUL JAZZ COMPOSER MUSICIAN GEORGE DUKE DIES
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… Read More New UnSung E-Zine / Blog Launching July 4 Blues Jazz Soul
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… Read More Kindred Spirits: Ndugu Chanceler