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LA’S NEW JAZZ BIG BAND DEBUTS AT THE BLUE WHALE

Igor Kogan’s LA Jazz Big Band’s live performance debut at The Blue Whale in Los Angeles. Continue reading LA’S NEW JAZZ BIG BAND DEBUTS AT THE BLUE WHALE

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Boogaloosa and Malarkey

BOOGALOOSA! By now, if you have visited my blog more than once, you know I love music, jazz in particular. Though I enjoy and support so many genres of music like pop, rock, country, blues, R&B, classical, Cajun, zydeco, gospel, hip hop, etc., jazz seems to fall further down on the scale of being high-profile. Even at the Grammy Awards, the jazz awards were not included in the prime time telecast, they were held in a separate hall, away from the high-profile nominees. That is disrespectful. The Americana Music movement is not helping either. Noticed that they aren’t recognizing JAZZ … Continue reading Boogaloosa and Malarkey

Things Independently Magical

7+7=14 7+7=14 is simple math but also today’s date.  Must be something magical in that, but not sure if there are any official groups that have a definition of what the date 7/7/14 could mean for us – the ones who need meaning, wealth and health.   I will step forward, daring to declare this is a damn good date, full of love, magic and possibilities.  That seems presumptuous and brave to declare such a thing, but it feels right.  It’s a part of my boldness and I was reminded of this in a recent post from Mastin Kipp of The Daily Love.  … Continue reading Things Independently Magical