Archive for the ‘Interviews, Reviews & Articles’ Category

What was meant as a tribute to CAB co-founding member Tony MacAlpine, turned into an addictive ritual of monster fusion with shredding guitars, mind-blowing drum solos, killer piano riffs, and testosterone-driven playing on behalf of Bunny Brunel, Virgil Donati, Alex Machacek, and Dennis Hamm. This lineup has played together as CAB once or twice before,   Read More …

(Concert Review April 18, 2018, at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Reading, PA) As I watched the amazing lineup of jazz royalty remembering the true legend, Joe Sample, I had never been so moved by such a fitting musical tribute. I remember it was only a little over a year ago that Wayne Henderson had   Read More …

Byline: S. McKenzie/All Photos by Arun Nevader It was a magical, unforgettable night of fusion and acoustic jazz on April 8, 2015, at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Celebrating the dual CD release for Kaylene Peoples and Bunny Brunel (My Man and Invent Your Future); together the two jazz musicians put on a   Read More …

With bright, modern, pop-art and geometric patterns, Busayo’s African traditional fabrics are more ‘fashion’ than ‘ethnic’.  Her designs combine hand-crafted fabrics printed using age-old traditional methods and dying techniques with simple, chic, stylish cuts that are perfect for the sophisticated, city-dwelling woman going about town.    Based in New York, Busayo actively contributes to creating local jobs and preserving   Read More …

Categories: Latest News, Spotlight

LA ArtCore presents “LA to LA”, the first public exhibition of the Sayago & Pardon collection of Latin American art.  Curated by Idurre Alonso, Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, and Selene Preciado from the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach, the exhibit presents a representative selection of works from the Sayago & Pardon collection that   Read More …

The “Spirit Fashion L.A.” Web/TV series airing on September 17 on KCTV Los Angeles and the Web takes a diffferent angle on fashion.  Whereas most fashion shows leave the viewer wondering how many of the dresses can actually be worn in real life by a person with a ‘real’ (less-than-perfect) body,  this show aims to inspire its audience and to leave them feeling   Read More …

Jeremy Amelin, 26-year old French designer and singer, has very little of the ‘rock star’ attitude you’d expect from someone who’s accomplished so much in both fields… Finalist in the last “Star Academy” show (the French equivalent of “American Idol”), he’s performed alongside bold-face names including Celine Dion, Liza Minelli, James Blunt, Madonna, during the   Read More …

  On August 2nd, 100 artists took a swing at making golf balls a work of art…The Ghettogloss show was attended by artists, press, and a few bold-face names from the L.A. Art and Music scene…Artfully displayed on a turf strip along a ledge, the transformed golf balls took a life of their own, standing   Read More …

I met Sophia Bastian over 1 year ago, while talking about a dress, and she gave me a copy of her demo CD…I popped it into the Stereo, and…WOW!!…With a voice that’s reminiscent of Adele, and a fresh mix of jazz and blues combined with little reggae touches, I was blown away…Add to this a   Read More …

Categories: Events, Latest News, Spotlight

From Nancy Wilson (Vino Jazz Festival) to Barbara Morrison (Pips) to Oleta Adams and Poncho Sanchez (Barclay Theater), Jay Jackson has performed in shows with some of the biggest names in jazz.  But no matter whom he’s singing with, his soulful, rich jazz voice is unique and special. Jay trained at the prestigious LoDuca Brothers Music Academy   Read More …

Twitter updates

No public Twitter messages.

Sponsors

  • Agenda Magazine - Your Instantly Gratifying Online Fashion and Lifestyle Magazine
  • The Mouse House Studio - Recording Studio in Los Angeles, best drum sounds on the west coast!
  • IROCKJAZZ.COM - Articles, reviews, interbiews and video of the best in Jazz today
  • Independent Label for Recording - Home of Kaylene Peoples