Live Jazz: The Steve Huffsteter Big Band at Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc.

By Tony Gieske Let’s talk about that undermeditated topic, lighting. The lighting at Vibrato’s voluminous listening room, for instance, is without stain and healthy, which is to say clean and well. Equally clean and well lighted, if you’ll forgive the segue, was the Steve Huffsteter big band, a precision ensemble that played the room last… Read More Live Jazz: The Steve Huffsteter Big Band at Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc.

Live Jazz: Playboy Jazz Free Concert — Diane Schuur, Ed Shaughnessy and Susie Hansen

By Devon Wendell On Sunday afternoon and evening, the 2009 Playboy Jazz Festival held its third community concert, free to the public, at Warner Central Park in Woodland Hills. And the festivities began early with a short, but diverse set from the talented young jazz players of the El Camino High School Jazz Band. Among… Read More Live Jazz: Playboy Jazz Free Concert — Diane Schuur, Ed Shaughnessy and Susie Hansen