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Live Music: Lynda Carter at Catalina Bar & Grill

By Don Heckman

Hollywood, CA.  A full house doesn’t completely describe the crowd that was virtually overflowing the room at Catalina Bar & Grill Saturday night. 342 more words

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Photo Review: Bianca Rossini at Vibrato Grill Jazz etc...

By Don Heckman

Photos By Faith Frenz

Bel Air, CA. Bianca Rossini brought a colorful touch of Brazil to Vibrato Grill Jazz..etc. Thursday night. The busy actress/singer/songwriter and author makes rare live performances. 182 more words

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Live Music: James DeFrances at Vibrato Grill Jazz...etc.

By Don Heckman

Bel Air, CA. “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere.”

The line kept coming to mind Tuesday night at Herb Alpert’s elegant restaurant and jazz club… 442 more words

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Live Music: Liza Minnelli at Walt Disney Hall

By Don Heckman

Los Angeles. Liza Minnelli’s performance at Disney Hall Tuesday night was dramatically different from her most recent previous Southland appearance at the Hollywood Bowl in August of 2012. 348 more words

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Live Jazz: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at Vibrato Grill Jazz...etc.

By Don Heckman

Bel Air, CA. It was another rare performance to remember Tuesday night at Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc. On stage, veteran jazz trumpeter, band leader and club owner Herb Alpert and his wife, singer Lani Hall, were backed by their fine rhythm team: pianist/keyboardist Bill Cantos, bassist Hussain Jiffry and drummer Michael Shapiro. 429 more words

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An Appreciation: Devon Wendell and Don Heckman Remember Tony Gieske

By Devon “Doc” Wendell

Tony Gieske was right there amongst the greats that I grew up worshiping. He had photographed, Interviewed, or reviewed the masters like John Coltrane, Lee Morgan, Thelonious Monk, and Dizzy Gillespie to name just a few. 725 more words

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