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Santa Monica Festival: greener And Greener

By Ricky Ricardo, published on May 11, 2009

Santa Monica Festival-Greener and Greener

Santa Monica-I arrived at Clover Park at 2600 Ocean Park Blvd. just in time to catch the last couple of tunes performed by Masanga Marimba as they presented a set of popular music and dance of Zimbabwe and Latin America. I had the pleasure of seeing this group on two prior occasions-California Plaza during Grand Performances Concert Series and at Hollywood and Highland. The group has since recorded two CD’s- self titled Masanga Marimba Ensemble and Mas Masanga and added two energetic dancers Ronnie Daliyo and Julia Chiyambo.

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Tags: new york, jazz, hip-hop, california, environment, hollywood, music, fashion, santa monica

Sony Ericsson P990i Unlocked

By stevefranklis, published on May 6, 2009

Sony Ericsson P990i let you gets sense the great feeling of enjoying music in handset still take note. Its music entertainer facilitates you toward playing different tracks. It has 60 MB of internal memory and 128 MB of flash with 64 MB of Ram.


Tags: music

20th Annual Black Business Expo

By Ricky Ricardo, published on May 2, 2009

...of the expo. Saturday, May 2, will feature Black Writers on Tour, “Success Starts Here” (Farmers Agent Opportunity Sessions),The 9th Annual Women’s Health Forum with LA Speaks Out Jacquie Stevens-broadcast live from 8-10AM, health & fitness demonstrations, West Coast Black Music Festival, hosted by KJLH’s Roland Bynum featuring Phyllis Battle and Renaissance. Day 2 concludes with a Mardi Gras/Reggae Celebration.

Sunday, May 3, the final day of the expo features Black Writers on Tour, Performance of “Little Sarafina” by members of Wendy Raquel ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california, environment, music, education

20th Annual At&t Fiesta Broadway

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Apr 30, 2009

...crowds on three different stages. KWHY Stage (1st Street & Broadway) featured Roxana Martinez, Los Pikadientes de Caborca, Yolanda Perez, Banda Machos and Ninel Conde.

Jose Huizar Community Stage (Between 9th Street and Olympic Blvd.) featured Roncovacoco, Bionico, Tu-Ciudad, Tu Musica Battle of the Bands and a performance by PEEWEE, a rising Latin pop music star formerly of the Kumbia All-Stars.

As in years past, all of the action was featured on the AT&T Main Stage (Olympic Blvd. & Broadway). People were waving posters of their favorite artist, dancing and ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, miami, music

Thunderous Latin Rhythms Reverberated Thru Ucla & Westwood

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Apr 28, 2009

Thunderous Latin Rhythms Reverberated thru UCLA & Westwood

Los Angeles-I’m still feeling the infectious rhythms of charanga, salsa, Latin jazz and Brazilian music in my pulse several days after my recent visit to UCLA and the Hammer Museum in Westwood.

The purpose for my visit was to attend the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of UCLA as well as The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Department of Ethnomusicology and the Hammer Museum joint presentation of Spring Festival of World Music.

Both of these events, held on Saturday, April... (more)

Tags: los angeles, global warming, jazz, movie, california, music, brazil

It's Not Easy Being Green!

By pennylane986, published on Apr 27, 2009

...the Community Center, Rockaway Beach, Vallemar, Lakeside Way, West Sharp Park, Manor Bluff and Beach, Esplanade Bluff, Mussel Rock, Higgins Road, Old San Pedro Terrace Road at Peralta, Manor Drive at Inverness and Oceana Blvd. were invited to meet at Sharp Park Beach for a celebration win live music by Zun Zun.

Zun Zun entertained the children and all with informative music that was fun and interactive, and it was a perfect end to a very successful Earth Day event. The Pacifica Beach Coalition organized the event. Coastside Scavenger hauled away the dumpster and truckloads of... (more)

Tags: san francisco, music, education, japan

Jazz On The Scared Side

By Kim, published on Apr 20, 2009


Palm Sunday afternoon at the Jazz Bakery was filled with fitting music as Justo Almario - Saxophonist, Clarinetist, and Flutist led the way with his joyous ensemble.


Many songs performed were from the group's latest project, "Open Hands" that explores a variety of South American rhythms, Straight Ahead Jazz and the Blues in an authentic and sacred fashion.

 Justo Almario - Woodwinds

Abraham Laboriel - Bass

Greg Mathieson -Piano

Bill Maxwell - Drums

The set got started with a very engaging piece, "Drum Along With Bill".  Please pardon... (more)

Tags: jazz, music, justo and abraham, drum along with bill, abraham laboriel

Don't You Judge Anyone Too Quickly!

By J.N. PAQUET, published on Apr 19, 2009

... her.


But everything changed overnight. On 11th April Susan Boyle, appeared on the Britain’s Got Talent TV show. At first, her “very old fashion” look made everyone smile. Then, when she said that her aspiration was to become a musical theatre singer like Elaine Paige, smiles became laughters. Everyone had already judged her. To everyone in the audience, she was another simple-minded looser who thinks she can sing. Susan was once again a victim of preconceived opinions.

As everyone was getting ready for the... (more)

Tags: music, fashion

Meditation For Any Season...

By Kim, published on Apr 14, 2009

A cool Friday evening of April 3rdfound an audience at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica enveloped in the melodic sound of waves from the ocean in the background.

This proved a perfect settingfor Musician - Flutist Ellen Burr as she performed a stunning arrangement of George Telemann's "Twelve Fantasies for Solo Flute"

Each Fantasy whether performed in a major or minor key, flat or sharp sound, displayed emotive expression that gave you the feel as if you were in the living room of heaven with the creator hosting a private... (more)

Tags: music, santa monica

Give The Drummer, Bass, Piano & Horns Some

By Kim, published on Apr 13, 2009

...mesmerizing tantalizing touch, taunting timbre, compelling topics all tossed with soul.

A fitting tribute to the DukeEllington was given with a wonderful rendition of "In a Mellow Tone" and "Things ain't what they used to be".

Wycliffe's sensitivity to the musicianship of Duke while adding his on thoughtful musicality was amazing. Clayton on Drums was simply superb displaying the highest form of creativity and in the pocket accents causing all devotees to hold on to their seats while inwardly begging for More! More! More!!!

It was... (more)

Tags: jazz, hollywood, music, fashion

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