Originally from Buffalo, now makes home in the Western Addition of San Francisco. Studied with Dr. Helen Dilworth and Judy Hubbell of City College of San Francisco and with the mentoring of Herbert Mims Jr. and Jim Larkin, she is developing a unique style all her own, hugging notes and rounding out phrases with dynamic ease. Her developing style has been described at "sultry and intimate". She has performed with artists such as the Herbert Mims, Jr. Quartet, Bill Bell, (The Jazz Professor), the San Francisco All Stars,Maestro Curtis, Jaye' Richardson.
Some favorite jazz vocalist are Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen Mc Crae, Dianne Reeves, Nancy Wilson, Dinah Washington, Nnenna Freelon. Nina Simone, Ruth Brown, Etta James, Billie Poole.
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Hello Raja, this is Herb, Karese my mate took the class with you and Herbert at alameda college, and attended the concert, we have no work at this time, but I think we could produce. Interested? Hit us back. Much love, Herb. I play Piano and Karese plays Viola, we also have a drummer.
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!!
Grady Tate began his jazz career as a much-celebrated drummer, backing such icons as Wes Montgomery, Ella Fitzgerald, and Quincy Jones. Tate has since traded in his skins for a microphone at center stage, where he delivers smooth and soulful baritone vocals. With pianist John di Martino, Tate sings "Everybody Loves My Baby" and "Where Do You Start."
He was a soulful reedman, an amazing talent scout for decades and a bandleader of one of the country's most popular acts. Born in 1913, Herman led "Thundering Herds" that were both big draws and well-respected by the likes of Igor Stravinsky. Here are five recordings which still sound fresh today.
Hear passionate improvisation across borders on Colombian harp, Argentinian bandoneón, Venezuelan cuatro and vibes from the U.S. In a set with Castañeda, his trio and special guests perform at the Americas Society in New York.
Ever since he started becoming one of the best alto saxophone players in the world, Zenón has drawn from his upbringing in Puerto Rico. But, like many Puerto Ricans, Zenón lives in New York — where his quartet of 10 years has finally been invited to play the Vanguard. It presents new music in concert.