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Live Jazz: Ariana Savalas at Herb Alpert's Vibrato Grill, Jazz...etc.

By Don Heckman

Bel Air, CA. Ariana Savalas. The name may have a familiar ring to it. Especially the surname “Savalas” which will be familiar to most fans of television and movies. 391 more words

Live - Jazz

Saturday's Songs - a Burt Bacharach Collection

I don’t watch television, except for Downton Abbey and reruns of How I Met Your Mother, viewed only when my children are around and want to while away an evening chilling to reruns of “BaBa” – their name for HIMYM. 433 more words


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

Don Heckman

March 31 in history

1146 Bernard of Clairvauxpreached his sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade.

1492 Queen Isabella of Castille issued the… 748 more words


#ThrowBackThursday Herb Alpert "Whipped Cream" Album Cover

I grew up listening to all the classic swinging tunes my dad loaded up on his console stereo and played continuously through our house. I loved all that music, and still, it is my favorite and almost exclusively in my playlist rotations, even now. 95 more words

Boomer Babe

Autobiographical Order Nos. 1-3: Herb, Astrud and Martin

Note: A portion of this blog originally ran on Treble.

I have a lot of recollections of impressive vinyl items in the house back when I was a kid, most of which belonged to my brothers and sister. 648 more words