Picks of the Week: Dec. 29 – Jan. 4

NEW YEAR’S EVE Los Angeles – Dec. 30 & 31. (Tues. & Wed.)  Roslyn Kind. Don’t let the fact that she’s Barbra Streisand’s kid sister fool you.  Roslyn is definitely one of a Kind.   Catalina Bar & Grill.  (323) 466-2210.  http://www.catalinajazzclub.com. –  Dec. 31. (Wed.)  The James Moody, Kenny Burrell & Benny Green All-Star Quintet… Read More Picks of the Week: Dec. 29 – Jan. 4

CD Review: The Big Phat Band

“Act Your Age” (Immergent) By Devon Wendell We jazz purists in pursuit of the next revolutionary original sound sometimes forget to curb our obsessive-compulsive enthusiasm and simply enjoy some fun music. Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band’s multi-Grammy nominated album “Act Your Age” is simply fun – which may be exactly what we need during these turbulent times. Produced by… Read More CD Review: The Big Phat Band

Humor: Jazz musicians Look to Federal Budget For Bailout Support

Here’s an excerpt from a recent post by jackzucker at The Gear Page (www.thegearpage.net) that tells it like it really is.  To read the entire hilarious post, click here: http://www.thegearpage.net/board/showthread.php?t=480598 Washington, D.C.  In light of the recent downturn in the American economy, the nation’s jazz musicians have joined the long line of lobby groups looking… Read More Humor: Jazz musicians Look to Federal Budget For Bailout Support