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107 results for 'Kim'

Give The Drummer, Bass, Piano & Horns Some

By Kim, published on Apr 13, 2009

Although he approaches the piece with a shy smile, theintensity of his spirit leaves you anything but reserved.

The Wycliffe Gordon Quintet presented a magnificent performance at Jazz at the A Frame on March 22, 2009.

Trevor Ware on Bass

John Beasley on Piano

Ricky Woodard on Saxophone

Clayton Cameron on Drums

Wycliffe Gordon on Trombone and Piano

John Coltrane's "Impressions" was taken to a levelof exquisite and reeling chord progressions,and phenomenalsoloing.... (more)

Tags: jazz, hollywood, music, fashion

A Cry In Black History That Belongs To All Of Us

By Kim, published on Mar 6, 2009

Black History Month just wrapped up but the celebration, acknowledgement, recognition, and education continues with an incredible play at the Stella Adler Theatre.

This gem of a venue is located in the hub Hollywood presents a jewel in a poignant form.

Howlin' Blues & Dirty Dogs was a wonderful piece that portrayed the life of woman was not given credit for the numerous contributions she made the World of Music - Jazz and Blues Willie Mae (Big Mama) Thornton. Barbara Morrison - Jazz Legend in her own rite, does an incredibly breathe... (more)

Tags: jazz, hollywood, music, education

A Lyrical Window Into Black History Month

By Kim, published on Feb 10, 2009

Slippery highways, driving rains nor cold could stop avid supporters from coming out for an evening of engaging, stirring, compelling, and nostalgic memoirs, music, merriment and connected sharing at the St. Brigid's Black History Month Poetry Reading and Collective Sharing.

The night was consecrated with a selection of African Drumming and chants presented by Director John Beatty and the St. Brigid Drum Ministry.

Innovative Poetry was shared from a number of poets and writers. The works of art conveyed rhythms and lyric in... (more)

Tags: music

Guess Who's Coming To Breakfast?...Family Style

By Kim, published on Jan 27, 2009

The Coffee Company is located just 10-15 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport. It is near Sepulveda and La Tijera Blvd.

One can watch planes descending on the way to "LAX" while enjoying a scrumptious cup of joe, home-cooked breakfast, thoughtful and engaging attendants, music ranging from Kenny G. to oldies from the seventies.

The manager is "Gus"; a well-known and loved owner makes it his business to greet customers individually if you come in on his shift. He has decided to do what he loves and open a restaurant neighborhood... (more)

Tags: los angeles, music, restaurant

The " A Frame" Kicks Off A Timing Perfect New Year

By Kim, published on Jan 12, 2009

There was an unmistakable Count Basie spirit in the room on a unusually sunny Sunday afternoon, January 11 at the infamous and wonderful "Jazz at the A frame". The "Duke" was a favorite flavor as well, but the main spice was space....and time. Who knows that better than the Master Mind of it - William "Count" Basie?

Kate Reid - Vocalist and Pianist with her swinging quartet brought a nice get an away from it all day to a Jazz devoted audience.

Steve Reid - Trumpet

Steve Barnes - Drums and other percussion

Chris Connors - Bass

Sax,... (more)

Tags: jazz

A Relaxing Journey Into 2009

By Kim, published on Jan 7, 2009

The long and sometimes tumultuous crossing from 2008 to 2009 is finally over.

We are here...awaiting promise, peace, and healing for ourselves individually, nationally, and globally.

How was anyone to know a main ingredient to that would come in a CD packed with soulful and gorgeous selections by an intuitive Guitarist Greg Poree and his exquisite ensemble?

Greg's latest CD "Inventions" is a collection of imaginative pieces that call for reflecting, reminiscing, restoring, rousing, smiling and celebrating a new year, new beginning and his new CD.

Here's a sneak peak... (more)

Tags: music, greg poree, guitarist, ensemble, inventions greg poree

Ball Drop??? Who Needs It!

By Kim, published on Jan 5, 2009

Thousands may have watched with festive flair in temperatures of 4 degrees while the infamous ball descended in Times Square, New York, but in Los Angeles on a foggy and cold New Year's Eve we had our very own innovative transcend into 2009.

The Jazz Bakery in Los Angeles, California presented a celebration which captured and warmed a sold out crowd on the final night of 2008.

There was the magic of music, camaraderie, celebration, champagne, tasty hors d'oeuvres, soul connection, and unlimited elation.

A breath-taking and illustrious Guitarist, Kenny Burrell was on hand... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, jazz, hip-hop, california, music

Brothers, A Son, & Friends Tastefully Cooking At The Bakery

By Kim, published on Dec 31, 2008

The Jazz Bakery, located on the edge of Culver City, CA. received a most welcome Christmas gift on a Los Angeles cold and frosty evening, December 20th. The Clayton Brothers Quintet presented one of the most prolific musical gifts of all time, as they prepared an intimate, innovative, intuitive, and awe-inspiring Jazz course.

The following astonishing musicians were the Jazz Chefs of the night.

Legendary and Elegant John Clayton - Bass

Distinguished Jeff Clayton - Saxophone

Unconventional Quincy Davis - Drums

Miraculous Gerald Clayton - Piano

Compelling... (more)

Tags: jazz, music

Resonating Reflections Of The Season

By Kim, published on Dec 17, 2008

Listen to the sound of the espresso machine, savor the festive decor, enjoy holiday treats, share a hug, holiday drink and much more.

Look!!! Santa's hat, just whisked by the door, a homeless man asks you to dig in the pocket. And give just a bit more.

Live Christmas Carols are played for free, a child all of 3 makes a request for St. Nicholas' best and with less than 2 weeks to go, we may have snow. Who knows? Don't let it go without some memorable resonating reflections that take you into the New Year of 2009.

The "holiday season" should be a spark in... (more)

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Now This Is A Happy Hour!

By Kim, published on Dec 15, 2008

In the heart of downtown Los Angeles, on 5th and Figueroa sits a marvelous restaurant.

Ciudad, is a superb experience in dining. Its best known for its authentic Latin flavors that include succulent temptations from Cuba, South America, and Central America.

The drink menu presents a fantastic selection of mixed drinks, wines, and... very smooth, sleek, and splendid drink known as " Supremo Mojito." It is true to its name.

I'd add to this list a friendly and sensitive clientele, wonderful ambience, cool music (Wednesday... (more)

Tags: los angeles, music, restaurant

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