Picks of the Week: May 22 – 27

By Don Heckman Los Angeles – May 22. (Tues.)  Kathleen Grace Group.  Singer Grace, a true musical adventurer, combines the folk-based methods of the ‘70s singer songwriters with her jazz roots in her new album, Mirror.   Blue Whale.    (213) 620-0908 – May 22. (Tues.) Otmaro Ruiz/Aaron Serfaty Quartet.  Versatile pianist Ruiz and drummer Serfaty –… Read More Picks of the Week: May 22 – 27

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Q & A: Don Lucoff — Jazz Media Expert and Managing Director of the Portland Jazz Festival

By Don Heckman Don Lucoff’s DL Media company has been one of the jazz world’s primary public relations and marketing consultants since 1988.  In addition to a more than two decade association with Blue Note, Lucoff has worked with virtually every major and independent record label as well as a stellar list of individual jazz… Read More Q & A: Don Lucoff — Jazz Media Expert and Managing Director of the Portland Jazz Festival