Thanks a lot for your comments too David! I`ve mainly just been trying to network this CD and haven`t been writing lately, but when the time comes, you`ll be in my mind. Glad to know you write too. Lyrics come easy to me, but sometimes its cool just to get another idea.
Thanks for the offer my brother and keep slammin`.....Respect, IZ
Hey David! Its great to hear someone with your talent that keeps the music alive no matter what obstacles are in the way! Good luck with your new CD and continued success to you my brother. Its nice to have you here! Yes, its a great spot to be. Keep slammin` D! Respect, IZ
Thanks for adding me to your circle. I am doing a performance on Feb 28th and 29th in Peoria AZ at the 15th Annual NBHC Music Festival and Carnival Peoria Municipal Complex Peoria, Arizona (83rd Ave and Cinnabar between Peoria and Olive) Performance time TBA 623-204-0959. Are you part of that show?
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.