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No Bass? No Waste! - The Bill Cunliffe Trio

By Kim, published on Dec 11, 2009

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)


Sylvia's Style

By Kim, published on Dec 8, 2009

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)


Bravo! Gustavo!!!

By Kim, published on Nov 19, 2009

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)

Tags: music, hollywood bowl, gustavo dudamel, los angeles philharmonic, conductor los angeles philharmonic, andrea crouch, flea, the red hot chili peppers, herbie hancock

Jazz at the A Frame -Tribute to Carol Ward

By Kim, published on Nov 2, 2009

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)

Tags: jazz, carol ward, artie butler, phyllis molinary

The Creatively Constant Collective

By Kim, published on Oct 27, 2009

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)

Tags: nick mancini collective, los angeles music, online network concepts

Emancipated Artistry, Eclectic Sentiments & Flavorful Jazz

By Kim, published on Sep 25, 2009

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)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, california, music, fashion

Spiritual Connective Jazz - The Pyramid Central

By Kim, published on Sep 18, 2009

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)

Tags: jazz, music, fashion

Snooky! Take Us To The Unfeigned "Rhythm & Blues"

By Kim, published on Sep 14, 2009

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)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, music

Back To School Moves

By Kim, published on Aug 31, 2009

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

Ben... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, music

Mixed Bag Of Jazz On The 20th Anniversary Of The World Stage

By Kim, published on Aug 12, 2009

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)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, music

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