Live Jazz: The KJAZZ Summer Benefit Concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall

By Don Heckman Los Angeles.  There was a full house, enthusiastic crowd in attendance Saturday night at Disney Hall for the KJAZZ benefit concert. As there should have been. The importance of FM radio station KJAZZ 88.1 to jazz fans cannot be under-estimated. I may not agree with the programming 100% of the time, but… Read More Live Jazz: The KJAZZ Summer Benefit Concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall

LIVE JAZZ: The Playboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert at Warner Park featuring Oleta Adams, the Sal Marquez Quintet, Tizer and the Calabasas High School Jazz Band A

by Devon Wendell The 32nd annual Playboy Jazz festival ended this year’s free community concert series at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills on Sunday 6th with a ceremony of soul, gospel, post-bop, and pop jazz hosted by KJAZZ’s LeRoy Downs. Kicking off the show, the 25 piece Calabasas High School Jazz Band A under the watchful… Read More LIVE JAZZ: The Playboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert at Warner Park featuring Oleta Adams, the Sal Marquez Quintet, Tizer and the Calabasas High School Jazz Band A