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140 results for 'jazz'

The Warned: A Musical Omelette

By Gary Schwind, published on Mar 24, 2008

...and metal. Now I think we’re a little more commercial alternative rock.How do you go from blues to thrash punk?(Jesse) High school. I got angry somewhere.(Robbie) I just kind of grew up in the hardcore scene and did the hardcore bands. Then I started branching out, doing a little bit of jazz, doing stuff with churches. A Latin rock band I played for, blues stuff, whatever. Wherever I could get some gigs. This type of music is more along the lines of what I’m passionate about.[Justin enters.]Was there any band, or couple of bands that made you want to start playing?(Jesse) When ... (more)

Tags: jazz, myspace, music, sex

Gibson And Greek Announce 2008 Premiere Marquee Club Season

By LA News, published on Mar 13, 2008

...winning venues, The Greek Theatre (managed and booked by Nederlander Concerts) and Gibson Amphitheatre (managed and booked by Live Nation) announce their joint 2008 Premiere Marquee Club (PMC) line up. The 2008 PMC season once again brings an outstanding roster of music ranging from Rock to Jazz, Latin to R&B and much more. The program offers over 60 concerts with additional shows being added throughout the year. Anyone can join and there is no membership fee.

The Greek Theatre features Grammy® Award winners Robert Plant and Alison Krauss for two nights and the return of ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, movie, music

Interval Of Unadulterated Standards And Straight-ahead Jazz

By Kim, published on Mar 13, 2008

...and bicylcists geared up for the race of their lives on Sunday, March 2, 2008. Musicians just a few miles away were engaged in a tasteful timing of arrangements. The soulful symphony was delivered with love, camaraderie and spellbound musicanship to a packed house of ardent recipients at "Jazz at the A Frame".

The Houston Person Quartet and Vocalist Nancy Kelly fueled the space of the Hollywood Hills venue with tunes to die for. Saxophonist Mr. Houston Person led the pack with the hauntingly wonderful tune by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Husen, "But Beautiful".

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Tags: los angeles, new york, jazz, hollywood, music

2008 Living Legends Series

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Feb 26, 2008

... not attenddue toanother commitment. The "Living Legends" series pays tribute to individuals and groups of African-American Heritage whose life and work have contributed to America’s culture and to the African-American community.

The Rick Jones Band provided the soothing sounds of jazz as people entered the library to be seated. The band consists of Rick Jones-keyboards, Eric Harris-guitar, Anthony Crawford-bass and Robert Miller on drums.

A superb program was scheduled to entertain the diverse crowd gathered for this annual Black History Month event. Actor William... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, hollywood, music

February 14, 1951

By 'Mean' Mike Duffau, published on Feb 16, 2008

Well, I don't think it's too late to give you all a Valentines treat even though I hear a lot of people saying that Valentine's Day is no big deal anymore. I guess times are changing. This is not about giving you all a Happy Valentine's Day wish, or any of that jazz. I'm gong to give you a piece of sporting history that happened on a particular Valentine's Day back in 1951.

This is a big day in boxing history. Two champions enter the ring. (This is also the very first time when two champions in different weight classes for the middleweight title. Sugar Ray Robinson,... (more)

Tags: jazz, california, valentine's day

Paff-how Sweet It Is

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Feb 12, 2008

...hip-hop/rap without the misogyny, gangsterism, gratuitous violence, bling, profane language in a Muslim country that you would associate with its American counterpart.

Saturday, February 9-I have visited New Orleans numerous times in the past for the French Quarter Festival, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival as well as Mardi Gras. “Tootie’s Last Suit” directed by Lisa Katzman. Movie goers were able to view the story of Allison “Tootie” Montana, Chief of Yellow Pocahontas Hunter and the complex relationships, rituals, history, and music of New Orleans vibrant Mardi... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, hip-hop, movie, music, education, paff

Comping At The Sunday Scene

By Kim, published on Jan 23, 2008

Close your eyes, open your soul, and listen as your heart is lifted into another galaxy beyond your greatest jazz dreams. No, you're not in New York City, a metropolis known for Jazz.

This Los Angeles experience is no ordinary excursion through a few standard selections. Instead, a straight ahead Sunday go to meeting at a service you'd never want to end.

Jazz at the A Frame has a new sermon out for Sunday attendees and brilliantly spellbound is the atmosphere as the Nick Mancini Quartet performed Jazz pieces that included urgent call and unanimous response from not... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, jazz, music

Old School Celebration In Session

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Jan 22, 2008

...over Al Lopez Park for the final day of the Tampa Black Heritage Street Festival. Master of ceremonies Melvin Coleman led the crowd in an opening prayer. Rose Bilal, Florence Morrison, The Deacon and T.C Carter kicked off the entertainment for Sunday. Sunday also featured the soulful smooth jazz of Boston based saxophonist Walter Beasley. BK Jackson a sensational saxophonist from the Tampa Bay area opened the show with a wonderful set of jazz. BK Jackson is a rising star in the smooth jazz genre. He follows in the foot steps of Eric Darius of Lutz and Mindi Abair from Clearwater. I ... (more)

Tags: new york, football, jazz, hip-hop, nfl

Atlanta: Southern Charm, World Class

By tnecvolfan2001, published on Jan 16, 2008

...have to sit in that seat. You can follow the crowds to the Chop House and get a cold beverage, a snack and hang out with the folks doing the same thing. At night, I love going to Chastain Park Ampitheatre! Summer concerts there range from Earth, Wind and Fire, to Chicago to a nice night of Jazz featuring the Rhythm of Love tour, one of my favorites and great for date night. Thing to remember here: Chastain is more of an event, and not strictly a concert. You come to Chastain with your picnic basket with wine and cheese and usually two big Subways that you bought on your way for $7.99.... (more)

Tags: baseball, los angeles, atlanta, football, jazz, hip-hop, music, restaurant, traffic

Cha Cha Christmas

By Kim, published on Jan 7, 2008

Red, Green, and White holiday lights and garland surrounded the stage as the orchestra members of the Bobby Rodriguez Latin Jazz Orchestra were all dressed in Santa hats.

And, what gifts they presented the audience on a frosty evening at California State University, Los Angeles Luckman Auditorium.

Surprizes wrapped in a fa, la, la, la, la of joy, embodied in expressions of warmth, love, wonder, and creative force. A Cha, Cha swing bringing glee to all "kids from 1 to 92...".

Bobby Rodriguez and his 23-piece Latin Jazz Orchestra shareda variety of performances... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, california, music

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