NYC PIANIST RUDI WONGOZI LAUNCHES LATEST RELEASE: JAZZ FOR R&B LOVERS


The word “Balance” has many definitions, especially as a verb or noun..the ones I chose to use here in speaking about Rudi Wongozi are; an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. OR, a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions , as in “Trying to…

MEET AZAR LAWRENCE EXPERIENCE 2017~A BRIDGE INTO THE NEW AGE


Michael Hunter Trumpet/Flugelhorn       ZAR” is celebrating his release on Concord Records,”Bridge into the New Age” Sunday November 12 8pm-10pm Only!  Zebulon Café Concert in Los Angeles ~ 2478 Fletcher Drive L.A. 90039. Buy tickets:$25 https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1582784-azar-lawrence-experience-los-angeles/         Background on recording :  https://www.jazzdispensary.com/  

COMING 2018 INTERVIEW WITH THE HIGH PRIESTESS:NINA SIMONE ~ ORIGINAL PLAY


an Original Play by Robert J. Carmack – Black History Month COMING  to the Los Angeles area  February 2018 The Actors Ms. Jana Wilson as High Priestess Nina Simone ~in Loving Tribute~           Robert J. Carmack as    the Reporter~Karl Lee written,produced and directed ~R.J.Carmack Music-Poetry-Drama

TODD BARKAN’S KEYSTONE KORNER 45 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN JAZZ


posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy Keystone Korner’s 45th Anniversary Celebration  July 7 & 8 2017 One of the best Jazz weekends in the San Francisco Bay area in decades. First, after you get over the initial shock of the lineup and why, then it all makes sense. I was in touch with Todd Barkan as soon…

L.A. CLUB PAYS TRIBUTE TO McCOY TYNER WITH EXPLOSIVE JAZZ CONCERT


posted by Kamaad Tauhid #@blues2jazzguy           Re-posted from Facebook Post July 6th .. Had the pleasure of taking in some smokin’ live jazz with fireworks as a backdrop for my 4th of July at a new REAL Jazz spot in Glendale named Zebulon. The quartet on deck equally featured saxophonist Azar…

TACO PETE SUPPORTS BAND ~ PLIGHT


“Take my word for it, You will keep coming Back! My Favorite is the Classic Turkey Taco in a crispy shell”-Robert J. Carmack- Hipster Sanctuary.Com Support the Band PLIGHT Jazz Ensemble event Night of the Grassroots Hip-Nosis   an evening of music & spoken word paying tribute to jazz icons Bobby Hutcherson & Jackie McLean. Sat…