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Monterey Jazz Festival 2016

By Michael Katz

For the multitudes of jazz fans on the West Coast and beyond, the third weekend of September is the highlight of the year. 2,361 more words

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Monterey Jazz Festival, 2016

The 59th Monterey Jazz Festival was a showcase of jazz legends sharing the spotlight with the next generation of music makers. By all accounts, the future of the music looks to be in great hands! 113 more words


July 2 - Day 184 - Forest Flower, The Charles Lloyd Quartet

on “Forest Flower: Charles Lloyd at Monterey,” 1966, Atlantic Records, vinyl, available on CD from PSP Co Ltd. (Chosen for this date as seasonally appropriate, but leaving July 1 free for Canada Day, July 4 free for American Independence Day) 671 more words

Quincy Jones Tribute and Monterey Jazz Festival 59 Preview

By Michael Katz

Most of us long-time jazz fans remember the first jazz album we ever bought – not a gift or a hand-me-down, but the first time we actually pulled soiled, hard-earned bills from our pocket at a neighborhood record store and greedily pawed the cellophane off an LP. 760 more words

Michael Katz

Monterey Jazz Festival 2016

Throughout the next months jazz festivals pop out by the dozen. Let’s check some of them one by one!

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Cee's Odd Ball Photo Challenge: What I found on my walk down the road

Where in the world this came from I have no idea.  It’s a 45 rpm recording of Ernestine Anderson singing Thank You, Mr. Moon and is marked “Promotion Copy – Not For Sale”.   199 more words