https://www.switchentertainmentworld.com/gallery Red Marine Entertainment Presents the OLD SCHOOL R&B LOVE FEST SWITCH , SURFACE , GAP REVIEW BALL HOOKER. (opening act..) Real Old School Show: In Search of an audience.. I have been around or involved with the entertainment field for well over 50 years,music in particular. I know a good show when I hear or see one… Read More OLD SCHOOL R&B LOVEFEST: EVENT IN SEARCH OF AN AUDIENCE
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… Read More NYC PIANIST RUDI WONGOZI LAUNCHES LATEST RELEASE: JAZZ FOR R&B LOVERS
As a baby boomer, I grew up 1950s-60s, being only 8 years behind Aretha. I was digging on all that good music from those people my parents liked, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, Brook Benton, Dinah Washington, BB King, Bobby Blue Bland, Lloyd Price. Then the Motown thing hit L.A. starting with a group from Detroit… Read More ARETHA FRANKLIN QUEEN OF SOUL ~ THE END OF AN ERA ~1942 – 2018
posted by Robert J. Carmack @blues2jazzguy Multi-instrumentalist and singer, Kirk Andres Wilson showed up and showed out last Thursday evening (December 28) at Hollywood’s Catalina Bar and Grill on Sunset. The almost two-hour set was plumb full of music for every taste and style.… Read More KIRK ANDRES WILSON XMAS SHOW OF SHOWS!
posted by Kamaad Tauhid @blues2jazzguy North on South Central Avenue, the jazz and dance musical took their audience in a time machine and harkened it back to 1940s/50s Los Angeles . Back to the days of a thriving economy spurred on by lot of wartime jobs and plenty of vice to loosen up some of that… Read More NORTH ON SOUTH CENTRAL AVE. THE MUSICAL SWUNG HARD TO A TRIUMPHANT NIGHT!
The “Best of the Best in Music” of all genres as we say goodbye to the master Chuck Berry..“The Real King of Rock & Roll” “NUFF SAID!” posted by R.J. Carmack
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Posted by Robert J. Carmack-All Photos by Chuck Koton Jazz Shutter Bug, Chuck Koton was just able to eek out the last set at Catalina’s Jazz Bar & Grill in Hollywood recently. Miller was in town for a short stint to… Read More RIFFIN’ IN HOLLYWOOD WITH MARCUS MILLER at CATALINA’S
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… Read More INTERNATIONAL JAZZ PIANIST BOBBY WEST WOWS AUDIENCE AT SEA BIRD LOUNGE
posted by Robert J. Carmack #@blues2jazzguy One of the last of the great soul men has died at 70. musician, songwriter, Bobby Womack has succumb to poor health today as announced by his record label, XL Recordings. The cause of deah has not been officially reported, nut it was well known Womack was battling an… Read More SOUL/POP ICON BOBBY WOMACK DEAD AT 70