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The Frosty afternoon of Sunday, December 6, 2009, brought the spirit of the holiday season to a monthly Jazz venue in the hills of Hollywood, CA. "Jazz at the A Frame"
The Bill Cunliffe Trio performed an array of original compositions interwoven with a few well known Jazz Standards and Straight Ahead Jazz. Bill Cunliffe is a musician that is a remarkable Pianist but this afternoon he was sharing with us on an Organ.
Jim Hershman is a very sensitive Guitarist out of the New York area. The versatile Drummer Jeff Hamilton completed the trio and was on hand to keep everything "in... (more)
Of course there are no words, expressions, prose that can reflect, what's in the heart, spirit, soul and mind.
I remember elementary school days, middle school auditorium dances, holiday meals, the infamous stuffing at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Mandatory watching of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Bar-B-Que in summer months, backyard birthday bashes, school conferences, being grounded, graduation, college days, Political conversations, CNN debates between not only those on the broadcast but my Mom chiming in her analysis at the Commentators.
Of course, there is much... (more)
As I moved among the large crowds into the entrance of the Hollywood Bowl there was a great surge of energy. The good kind just prior to when you know something great is about to occur. It’s akin to a prelude of experiencing a fantastic meal or witnessing history in the making.
Gustavo Dudamel - Los Angeles Philharmonic's Conductor was making his Debut on the stage of the Hollywood Bowl.
Diverse and fabulous arrays of artists were on hand to celebrate with the Los Angeles community on the chilly September afternoon.
Andrae Crouch with his sister and a wonderful group of... (more)
The angels must be swinging fast and hard to Gabriel's trumpet along with Heaven's rhythm section above with Ms. Carol Ward smiling and in time with them. An audience of friends gathered on October 18th, 2009 to give honor to one of the kindest and coolest devotees to music - Carol Ward.
An ensemble of dedicated and brilliant musicians were on hand to share an accolade and the gift of Jazz and Blues which Carol so loved.
One of the most excellent and sensitive musicians on the planet that I know of Mr. Clayton Cameron on Drums
The immensely artistic and demonstrative Trevor... (more)
Stormy Monday was doused with a fire of passion, beauty, and joy on October 5, 2009 in a secluded studio in Glendale.
The venue was filled with avid aficionados and aficionadas to support the Nick Mancini Collective.
Nick Mancini - Vibes and Percussion that varied in effects
John Tegmeyer - Clarinet
Katisse Buckingham - Flute and Saxophone
Greg Swiller - Upright Bass and Guitar
Otmaro Ruiz - Piano
Dan Schnelle - Drums
An evening of supreme adventure was on the menu featuring all original compositions by Nick. He started with the exploratory... (more)
An afternoon sizzling in temperature presented a haven of welcome relief at the Artists' Debut at the Cheryl Hines Studio in Los Angeles on September 19th. Original works exhibit in a splendid fashion. Ms. Hines had remarkable pieces available for admiring and for sale to take home for display in your home or office.
As you may have guessed I'm not referring to the Artist "Cheryl Hines" in Beverly Hills.
I'm speaking of a vibrant and creative entrepreneur whose goal is producing natural prints.
The works of art she creates convey the... (more)
It’s a dimly lit space. A few people are gathered. A warm and very thoughtful host meets you as you enter at the front door. "Good Evening, Welcome to the World Stage". He smiles. The same gentleman would later share a wealth of knowledge in regards to history of the World Stage, Leimert Park, and Jazz Roots.
The musicians are completing their set up for the adventure about to begin.
Portraits of some of the most creative and best loved musicians surround you on the wall.
They paved the way for what is to come.
There's Billie Holiday, John Coltrane, Miles Davis,... (more)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art LACMA as it fondly called gave a special recognition to the legendary musician, Eugene "Snooky" Young - Trumpeter on September 11. 2009. Snooky is the "Master of the plunger" a mute used by trumpeters everywhere. This mute allows the musician to create all sorts of sounds and affects in his music.
Mr. Young received the much desired initialLos Angeles Treasure Award. Zev Yaroslavsky,Los Angeles County Supervisor for the Third district was on hand to give a special recognition to Mr. Young for giving over 60 years of ingenious artistry... (more)
Here we are at the end of August and for many a back to school groove. The 21st of August brought more unseasonal but nice cool weather at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art -Friday Night Jazz Series. The stage was well fired up with the Ben Wendell Ensemble. They shared an array of original music, and featuring some of the best on horns and a fantastic rhythm section.
Ben Wendell - Saxophone and Bassoon
Mark Ferber- Drums
Adam Benjamin - Rhodes Keyboards
Josh Nelson - Piano
Darek Oales - Bass
The World Stage - is a venue founded by the distinguished Drummer Billy Higgins in 1989.
On Sunday, August 9, 2009 we all gave thanks and tribute to Billy Higgins, and other artists that have transitioned on over the past year. We also gathered to show our heartfelt appreciation for a place that inspired hungry artists, a famished community, youth and seasoned people from all walks of life to enter, enjoy, learn, grow, share, blosoom, and give.
An afternoon in one of the most interesting and creative culture hub's in the inner city of Los... (more)