Percussionist and drummer for many years. Started out in Memphis with Norman West R&B sounds also worked with various Stax Recording artist at concerts and recording sessions. Played drums in a jazz fusion group called Pieces of Life. Worked in Chicago at Pervs House with various jazz artist, including Herbie Mann, Nate Aderly and others. Worked with Herman Greene (Saxman) in Memphis on more jazz variations of classical fusion. Worked with various jazz artist in Austin tTX on percussion. Also worked with Max Groove in Wichita Ks, playing percussion.
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Aysha Webb (songstress)
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The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
The great composer and bandleader was distraught over the 1967 death of Billy Strayhorn, his songwriting and arranging partner of 28 years. But Ellington took Strayhorn's passing as an impetus, born of necessity, to increase his own productivity. Here are five examples.
At the Village Vanguard, one flight down from the hubbub of New York City, in a tight space packed with people, we're about to embark on a musical odyssey by sea. Our captain is saxophonist Chris Potter, who's launching his Odyssey-inspired album The Sirens.
Divine: The Jazz Albums, 1954-1958 packs four CDs with Vaughan's music, recorded live or in the studio with bands big and small. Two live albums from Chicago nightclubs are standouts, partly when a performance threatens to slide off the rails.