by Kevin Goins – Music/Media Consultant/Contributor RUDY VAN GELDER – IN MEMORIAM….. Damn, Grim Reaper…bad enough we’ve seen many folks go to the… Read more “KEVIN GOINS ~MUSIC MAN OF THE AGES: RUDY VAN GELDER MEMORIAM”
posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy Once in a lunar eclipse weekend you might get some pretty good entertainment in selected spots around Los Angeles, but to… Read more “PATRICE RUSHEN & CARMEN LUNDY HIGHLIGHT 39TH ANNUAL WATTS TOWERS JAZZ FESTIVAL”
posted by Robert J. Carmack with photos by Chuck Koton August 29 is a very lively day for many and jazz is no stranger, as it’s the… Read more “BENNIE’S FROM HEAVEN: BENNIE MAUPIN BASHIN’ AT THE BLUE WHALE”
“While John Coltrane usually receives the most credit for bringing the soprano saxophone out of obsolescence in the early 1960s, Thompson (along with Steve Lacy) embraced the… Read more “THE JAZZ PIONEERS ROOM- ELI “LUCKY” THOMPSON”
posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy Mr. Jones, a fixture of the Coltrane group from late 1960 to early 1966 and for more than three decades the… Read more “GIVE THE DRUMMER SUM’ JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH SERIES: ELVIN JONES”
Exploring the Music of Woody Shaw Dec 24, 1944 – May 10, 1989.