Live Jazz: The Playboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert with Antonio Fargas and the New Jump Blues Band

By Don Heckman The ramping up to the 35th annual Playboy Jazz Festival in mid-June got under way with a high spirited kick-off Sunday afternoon at the Beverly Hills Civic Center.  The event, the first of two Playboy free community concerts, featured performances by Antonio Fargas and the New Jump Blues Band and the Beverly… Read More Live Jazz: The Playboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert with Antonio Fargas and the New Jump Blues Band

Live Jazz: The Chris Walden Band with Tierney Sutton at Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc.

By Tony Gieske Waiting for the great Chris Walden band to begin its performance at Vibrato Tuesday, that old Louis Jordan classic “Coleslaw” kept going through my head. Down in Arkansas They call it coleslaw… It wasn’t because of anything on the dinner plates on the tables of the waiting listeners; you don’t order coleslaw… Read More Live Jazz: The Chris Walden Band with Tierney Sutton at Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc.