Tag Archives: Jazz

Billie Holiday Comes Alive in Leimert Park

For those who don’t know Billie Holiday, or only heard her in the background, here is a rare chance to hear her songs performed with the same emotion that made her a legend in the few short years of her … Continue reading

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David Garfield Defies Genres and Brings His Music to Bogie’s

When David Garfield moved to Los Angeles in 1974, he wanted to make music his way. These days, he’s making a lot of music, with people like George Benson, Smokey Robinson, Boz Skaggs and many others. He has also had … Continue reading

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Tak Matsumoto and Daniel Ho: “Electric Island, Acoustic Sea” Performances in LA!

Tak Matsumoto and Daniel Ho, both GRAMMY Award winners, will be appearing at the GRAMMY Museum for an intimate Q&A and exclusive live performance this week. An Evening with Tak Matsumoto and Daniel Ho will take place at the Clive … Continue reading

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Jonathan Cilia-Faro: Opera, Jazz, Don Most, It’s All Good Music

Even to the most rock/pop centric music fan, there is something about an operatic tenor’s voice that moves the spirit. Jonathan Cilia-Faro knows this well, going from a rough childhood to becoming one of the top selling artists in Europe … Continue reading

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Renowned Jazz Pianist Ramsey Lewis Talks About His Career, His Music and Performing at the Upcoming Long Beach Jazz Festival

The 30th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival is arriving for three music filled days, August 11-13. Because it’s the 30th year celebration, many exciting things are happening at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. One of the biggest treats for … Continue reading

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Savion Glover Plus the Reopening of the Ford Amphitheater Equals Perfection

After going through a 70 million dollar renovation, the Ford Amphitheater, which originally was built in 1920, reopened with an incredible show Saturday. The amazing Savion Glover tapped to the sounds of Dance Candy, a super tight jazz group, that … Continue reading

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Sylvia Brooks, Dale Fielder, and More: June Jazz in L.A.

Jazz, despite any malicious gossip you may have heard to the contrary, remains alive and well in Los Angeles in 2017. Here are some upcoming shows we are looking forward to this summer, starting with one this very evening in … Continue reading

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Largo – Live Review

For the last decade plus, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been on a mission to expand its horizons and bring traditional music into places you wouldn’t normally see it. They’re Coachella regulars now, and given their natural ability to … Continue reading

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Deborah Silver: A Night of Classic Jazz at The Catalina Jazz Club!

The doors opened at 7 p.m. and by the time Deborah Silver took the stage at 8:30 p.m., The Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood was completely full, with every table filled with expectant faces. With a full band to back … Continue reading

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‘A Day In The Life Of Miles Davis’ Photo Exhibit By Glen Craig April 15 – May 11 At Leica Gallery

This Thursday from 6-9pm catch a rare and intimate glimpse of music legend Miles Davis as shot by photographer Glen Craig at the Leica Gallery which is hosting an opening reception for A Day In The Life Of Miles Davis. Glen Craig got his … Continue reading

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