In Pictures

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Billy Cobham Quartet and the Gustav Brom Radio Big Band at Symphony of Art in Bratislava

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Legendary fusion drummer Billy Cobham and his quartet performed at the multi-genre festival the Symphony of Art in Bratislava together with the Gustav Brom Radio Big Band on September 11, 2021. Cobham's quartet—comprised of Steve Hamilton, Ulf Wakenius, and Fifi Chayeb (bass)—along with the Gustav Brom Radio Big Band dazzled with compositions including “Panama," “A Days Grace," “Sweet Bocas," and “Cancun Market."—all from Broad Horizon, a 2016 recording with the Frankfurt Radio Big Band. The concert concluded with the iconic ...

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Hot Fun In The Summertime: The Leimert Park Jazz Festival Celebrates The Culture Of Black Los Angeles

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When Diane Robertson moved into LA's Leimert Park neighborhood (the cultural center of Black Los Angeles), she knew she wanted to do something to celebrate the community and bring the people together. So, in 2015, she organized the first Sutro Avenue Summer Soiree. But after a great deal of thought and hard work, in 2020 Robertson, along with Dwight Trible and The World Stage, transformed this street party into the Leimert Park Jazz Festival. Sadly, due to the Covid crisis ...

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Phish offer Tahoe Evacuees Phish Haven at Shoreline Amphitheatre

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A collection of photos from Phish at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA on August 31, 2021. Featuring Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon and Page McConnell.Phish played two nights at Shoreline Amphitheater, in place of cancelled shows originally scheduled for South Lake Tahoe, due to the Caldor fire. The shows were filled with rarely played songs, long jams, deep bass grooves, blissful solos and tributes to fire fighters and those displaced from the fire. The late venue ...

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Jazz Portraits Part 2

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Part 1 | Part 2 I got my start drawing superheroes, but music has always been my true inspiration. I've worked as a designer and illustrator for several advertising agencies and music labels & as an art director as well for high profile music-related projects, including creating posters for Jazz Appreciation Month, The Newport Jazz Festival, The Jacksonville Jazz Festival and creating jazz album covers for artists such as Christian McBride, Kevin Eubanks, and Wynton Marsalis. My first ...

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Can You Hear Me? A Tribute To San Diego Jazz Musicians During The Pandemic

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It's been an extraordinarily difficult year for the live music industry due to the pandemic. Musicians understand the importance of music as a tool to help deal with the situation we are currently in. The power of music has no limits. Music heals, it unites, it is medicine for the soul. Music is one of the universal cultural aspects of societies all around the world. We cannot underestimate the importance of music in our lives and communities. This ...


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