posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy Rudy Van Gelder, a renowned recording engineer who captured jazz greats Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and many others in his parents’ Hackensack living room and later in his Englewood Cliffs studio, died Thursday,… Read More RUDY VAN GELDER: THE FINAL NOTE 1924 – 2016
posted by Robert J. Carmack Bobby Hutcherson:1941-2016 The most accomplished vibraphonist and composer to emerge in the latter half of the 20th Century,has passed at age 75 Monday, August 15th. Bobby Hutcherson is survived by a wife and a bevy of family and close friends all grieving. Hutcherson redefined the role of… Read More JAZZ LEGENDARY VIBIST BOBBY HUTCHERSON 75 HAS PASSED 1941 – 2016
RUSSELL HARRISON – Master Herbalist/Owner “Changing your life can be difficult. What are the options if you do not? More sickness, sadness and pain. Create a habit of loving yourself – being kind to yourself – enhancing your life. Give us 21, 30 or 45 days to detox your body and re-invigorate your well-being. We… Read More ROYAL LION BOTANICALS SUPPORT LOCAL JAZZ & POETRY GROUP ~ PLIGHT
posted by @blues2jazzguy concert photos only by Jerone Myles One of the best feeling in the world is when you plan,execute and get back a return on your effort in double spades..No, I’m not playing cards, even though I am using a card game metaphor. On August 22,last saturday night, a group of master musicians, two vocalists!… Read More LOVE IT WHEN A GREAT JAZZ CONCEPT COMES TOGETHER : THANKS UNCLE DUKE
posted by #@blues2jazzguy hipstersanctuary.com staffwriter JAZZ SPOKEN HERE is a combination of JAZZ and POETRY being performed by Jazz man Dale Fielder and his Quartet. also performing as special guest poet is longtime jazz promoter and journalist,Robert J. Carmack. DALE FIELDER QUARTET is celebrating its 20th year as a group playing together, and… Read More DALE FIELDER QUARTET 20 YEAR CELEBRATION JAZZ SPOKEN HERE!
posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy HE’S WIDELY considered one of the most influential jazz pianists of the 20th century, and yesterday McCoy Tyner was given the keys to the city – or our equivalent, a brass, mini Liberty Bell. Mayor Nutter recognized Tyner as the 2015 Jazz Legend Honoree during the fifth annual… Read More PHILLY PRODIGAL SON McCOY TYNER HONORED BY MAYOR NUTTER & CITY
posted by Robert J. Carmack #blues2jazzguy Happy Birthday Bobby Hutcherson! Jazz vibraphone and marimba player, Maestro Born: January 27, 1941 (age 74), Los Angeles, CA ♡ “THE DEAN OF THE JAZZ VIBRAPHONE”
Exploring the Music of Woody Shaw Dec 24, 1944 – May 10, 1989.