CALIFORNIA MUSEUM JAZZ & BLUES: MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO ELLA AND JOE


California Jazz and Blues Museum presents A Shirt and a Skirt Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Williams Starring jazz legend Kevin Mahogany with special guest jazz vocalist Barbara Morrison Friday, November 17 8:00 pm Regency West 3339 West 43rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90008 $50 per person Light Buffet No-Host Bar The proceeds of…

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

STRATO-SPHERE: THELONIOUS SPHERE MONK TURNS 100 – JAZZ-POETRY TRIBUTE


                A ROBERT J. CARMACK PRODUCTIONS Presents Strato-Sphere:Thelonious Monk Turns 100 A moving and eclectic project involving Jazz legend Thelonious Monk’s most prized compositions performed by Los Angeles’s most talked about Jazz musicians,vocalists, poets and dancers.  Follow this blog for all information forthcoming. If you’re interested in participation as co-sponsor, artist or media …

CLASSIC JAZZ ARTISTS MUSIC TO BE PERFORMED IN HOMAGE AT WORLD STAGE


*posted by Kamaad Tauhid   #blues2jazzguy                   L.A.-based music journalist and jazz archivist, Robert J. Carmack is creating performances in an evening of classic compositions by legendary jazz artist Bobby Hutcherson and Jackie McLean. while collaborating with the legendary Billy Higgins WORLD STAGE Performance Gallery, The event…

STEPHANIE SPRUILL AT CLIVE DAVIS THEATER: 4 YOUR GRAMMY CONSIDERATION


*by Robert J. Carmack  #blues2jazzguy  #itsajazzday “Stephanie Spruill is a great performer and she reminds me of Eartha Kitt and Sarah Vaughan.”Barry Gordy-Founder Motown ************************************************************************************** “Stephanie Spruill is phenomenal.I met her in the mid – 70s when she was starting out in L.A .at some sessions she was singing on for my cousins Larry and…

WILLIE JONES III QUINTET SET TO APPEAR AT SMOKE JAZZ & SUPPER CLUB


This Friday night in New York City promises to be unforgettable. The hard-driving drummer & bandleader,Willie Jones III slides in for one-night only,three dinner sets. August 21, 1st set begins at 7:30pm. Willie Jones III, one of the hardest swinging drummers in modern jazz, is an important bandleader who leads groups that have irresistible chemistry….

BILLY HIGGINS WORLD STAGE LAUNCHES 21 SAXOPHONE SALUTE TO CHARLIE PARKER


posted by #@blues2jazzguy It was announced recently by Robert J. Carmack of RJC Mediatainment, a Social Media consulting group has partnered with the World Stage,to launch a historic 21 Saxophone Salute to Charlie Parker August 29 3pm PST. The Los Angeles based performance gallery co-founded by jazz drummer, Billy Higgins will act as staging grounds for…

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ PIANIST BOBBY WEST WOWS AUDIENCE AT SEA BIRD LOUNGE


posted by Robert J. Carmack  #@blues2jazzguy In a rare performance in Long Beach as part of a concept jazz band, Acknowledgement, Bobby West longtime resident of many European countries, had the audience eating out of his hands ,musically speaking. Fronting an able quintet made up of local L.A.musicians, West exposed his entire arsenal of styles…

OPEN LETTER TO ALL MY FAMILY AND SOCIAL MEDIA FRIENDS


posted by #@blues2jazzguy Hello friends and family,  (Heads-Up) I’m less than 30 days away from launching my Crowd Funding Project to raise $25,000. dollars for my new theater project ” Chitlin’ Circuit” : a Glimpse into the Los Angeles Club Music Scene of late 40s,1950s & early 60s. featuring music of T Bone Walker, L.A….