Hey Lady Friend, Thanks for coming last night. Rodney is off the hook. I love to hear all my favorite artists jamming together. So let's work on that project you discussed with me last evening. Let me know if you need help with the Ultimate Jazz Festival Saturday. You know we work well together. You, Vanessa and I should team up to be the baddest promoters the world has ever experienced. Let me know if you need me, love ya girl. Karen
Natasha!!! Hi gurl!! So happy to see that you joined The Jazz Network!!! How great it is to be back in touch with you. You are going to have a ball here, you know everybody, it should be a good time networking for sure. Please let me know what you are up to!
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!!
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.
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.