Marty Shellar/ trumpet/ composer/arranger/ Columbia University alumnus -1940-2022 Marty made his professional debut in 1958, playing a summer gig with Porcelli, Schwartzman, and drummer Wilbur Bailey at the Woodbine Hotel in the Catskill Mountains. As young adults, they were passionate about the emerging music of Miles Davis, Art Blakey, Horace Silver and John Coltrane, and… Read More JAZZ CODA: MARTY SHELLAR
The Latin Jazz in the Park, Saturday August 11 was headlined by Jose Rizo’s Latin Band, “MONGORAMA” Pots and Pans were being “cooked-on” and at a high temperature in my opinion. The mood was set just right as the Weather was low 80’s degrees. Sponsored by LACMA Programs … Read More JOSE RIZO’S MONGORAMA LATIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA~ BAILA QUE BAILA!
posted by blues2jazzguy RIP Sweet Lou 1939-2013 We ask that you light a candle, hum a song, play a drum or say a prayer as we remember Lou. vocalist,trumpeter,composer,percussionist and co-founding member of Mandrill.
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posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy KCSM Jazz 91 invites you to spend the day with us at Jazz On The Hill! This day-long celebration is our gift to you, our jazz community, to thank you for the support you’ve given to your favorite jazz station: KCSM 91.1 FM. Join us… Read More KCSM JAZZ 91 SAY THANK YOU JAZZ COMMUNITY FOR YOUR SUPPORT
repost from the JAZZ DADDY Blog by Justin Scoville November 11, 2014 | The Jazz Daddy | Leave a comment To loosely paraphrase Jazz critic Gary Giddins, Kenny Dorham (1924-1972) has become synonymous with anything starting with “under”–underrated, understated, under-appreciated, etc. Dorham was a phenomenal bop trumpet player who was game enough to record with… Read More KENNY DORHAM: RE-VIEWING HIM THROUGH DIFFERENT LENSES
posted by Robert J. Carmack All photos by Robert J. CarmacK Los Angeles Just completed hosting their 19th annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival on the very historic Central Avenue between Vernon Ave. and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd . The city was a gracious host to some of the most colorful and diverse audiences in… Read More LOS ANGELES HOSTED 19TH ANNUAL CENTRAL AVENUE JAZZ FEST
posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy Charles Edward Haden was a Jazz bassist. He’s best known for his long association with saxophonist , Ornette Coleman, pianist Keith Jarrett, and his Liberation Music Orchestra. This group was co-led with pianist Carla Bley. born-August 6 1937 ** died-July 11 2014. … Read More CHARLIE HADEN KEPT IT SWINGIN’ 1937 – 2014 RIP
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