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Highlight of the Mid-Week in L.A.: Wesla Whitfield and Mike Greensill at the Gardenia

by Don Heckman

Hollywood, CA. No April Foolin’ around on this April 1st at the Gardenia, Hollywood’s musically rich cabaret room. The arrival of Bay area singer Wesla Whitfield and her pianist/husband Mike Greensill is a guarantee that Wednesday night will showcase a memorable evening of classics from the Great American Songbook. 310 more words

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An Appreciation: Lew Soloff, R.I.P.

By Don Heckman

I’m still experiencing some of the stunned feelings I had last weekend when I received an email from Bobby Colomby telling me that Lew Soloff had died. 397 more words

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A Highlight of the Week: James DeFrances at Vibrato Grill Jazz...etc.

By Don Heckman

Wednesday March 11. Bel Air.  Call it nepotism if you like for iRoM to be plugging James De Frances’ gig at Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc. 136 more words

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Five Questions with Karrin Allyson

“She’s been described as a “musician’s musician, …a complete performance by a complete artist —and for once the overused term actually makes sense — a complete artist, one of the jazz world’s finest.” 1,328 more words

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Live Music: Cat Conner at Catalina Bar & Grill

By Don Heckman

Hollywood, CA.  Jazz vocalist Cat Conner‘s performance at Catalina Bar & Grill last week was clearly expected to be a special event, which is precisely how it turned out. 422 more words

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In Conversation: Herbie Hancock and Don Heckman at Book Soup

By Bonnie Perkinson

On November 3rd,  a rare event took place in West Hollywood. The kind and welcoming staff of Book Soup had an In Conversation… 224 more words

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Live Jazz: Bob Sheppard with the Pat Senatore Trio at Vibrato Grill Jazz...etc.

By Don Heckman

Bel Air, CA.  Some of the best nights for jazz in Los Angeles take place on the week nights when the city’s prime jazz destinations – Catalina Bar & Grill, Vibrato Grill Jazz…etc., the Blue Whale and beyond – schedule appearances by the Southland’s finest side men (and side women). 419 more words

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