HAPPY BIRTHDAY YARD BIRD! CHARLIE PARKER 1920~1955


                            Charlie Parker was born on August 29, 1920, in Kansas City, Kansas. From 1935 to 1939, he played the Missouri nightclub scene with local jazz and blues bands. In 1945 he led his own group while performing with Dizzy Gillespie on the side. …

ELEPHANTS INVADE LEIMERT PARK~ JAZZ & POETRY


  WORLD STAGE PERFORMANCE GALLERY  Presents ELEPHANTS Nda PARK BAND Don Littleton Drums, Michael Alvidrez Bass, Pablo Calogero Saxes, Flutes and Bass Clarinet Special Guest Poet Robert J. Carmack – Spoken Word SATURDAY  MAY 26 9:PM   $20 Door only WORLD STAGE PERFORMANCE GALLERY  4321 DEGNAN BLVD. LA CALIF. 90008 Contact: #@blues2jazzguy or elephantsndapark@mail.com   SUPPORT…

TEODROSS AVERY LIVE RECORDING SESSION: A NIGHT FOR JOHN COLTRANE


posted by Robert J. Carmack  #@blues2jazzguy East Coast/West Coast Jazz Noir is how I describe veteran saxophonist Teodross Avery. After a brief time off the scene to complete his doctorate in music from University of Southern California, Teodross or “T” (friends call him) is turning over new soil and breaking out like a “Panther from Wakanda.” Teodross…