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John Heard has worked almost constantly in the jazz world, for over four decades appearing on over 150 albums and working with Benny Carter, Rashan Roland Kirk, Hampton Hawes, Tete Montoliu, Oscar Peterson, Wes Montgomery, Cal Tjader, Willie Bobo, the Gerald Wilson Big Band, Freddie Hubbard, Count Basie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt, Milt Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald, Ahmad Jamal, Kenny Burrell, the Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabakin Big Band, the Louis Bellson Big Band, Joe Pass, Herb Ellis, Art Pepper, George Cables, Harold Land, Frank Morgan, Dexter Gordon, Pharaoh Sanders and others. John is an accomplished jazz bassist and visual artist whose works display a mastery of form and improvisation. He began playing the bass at the age of fourteen and while still in High School in Pittsburgh at the age of sixteen he began his professional career in a band with Tommy Turrentine on trumpet, Booker Ervin on sax, J.C
Live At Fabrik Vol. 1
Label: Jazzline Classics
Track listing: Bluesbird Blues; Please Send Me Someone To Love; Shiny Stockings; Everything Happens To Me; This Is All I Ask; I’m Confessin’ That I Love You; Little Pony.
Basie All Stars: Live At Fabrik Vol. 1
by Chris May
Such are the glories of his band's recorded legacy from the 1930s through the 1950s, that the mere mention of Count Basie's name will trigger a Pavlovian response from his fan base. Like no other, the Count Basie Orchestra epitomised big-band swing at its most sublime; reefer fuelled, riff based, loose and louche Kansas City jazz ...
Groove Town: Buffalo Jazz And Its Legacy - Historical Insights
by Barbara Ina Frenz
From early on, Buffalo attracted musicians as a place to live and pursue their artistic endeavorsand they were excellent ones: Lil Hardin Armstrong, Jimmie Lunceford, Pete Johnson, and Stuff Smith. Dodo Greene, two masters of polyrhythm, Frankie Dunlop and Clarence Becton, as well as pianist and bassist Wade Legge grew up here. Two distinctive voices on ...
Unreleased Art: Volume 9 - Art Pepper & Warne Marsh At Donte's, April 26, 1974
by C. Michael Bailey
When any previously unheard Art Pepper is released, the event bears a bit of context. Laurie Pepper's Volume 9 addition to her Unreleased Art series is the 3-CD box Art Pepper & Warne Marsh at Donte's April 26, 1974. It contains music from late in Pepper's fallow period between the releases of Intensity (Contemporary, 1960) and ...
Al Jarreau: Simple and Necessary Happiness
by Esther Berlanga-Ryan
There are very few jazz greats that make people who love this music smile in awe while witnessing their beautiful talent. Jazz is larger than life, and they all contribute to its greatness every day, whether it is from a small stage in the Village in New York, or from some old record, spinning while popping ...
Denise Donatelli and Janis Mann at Charlie O's, May 20, 2011
by Chuck Koton
Denise Donatelli Charlie O's Van Nuys, CA May 20, 2011 The Los Angeles area is blessed with the presence of many talented vocalists--drawn, no doubt, by both the Mediterranean climate and the abundance of studio work. In May, a pair of transplanted East Coast songbirds, Denise Donatelli and Janis Mann, warbled their ...
July Jazz at Charlie O's
Come to Charlie O's for a birthday celebration for our own John Heard on the 3rd, a birthday celebration for Tom Ranier on the 13th, Sax Liberation Day with the Saxtet on the 29th. Listen to some Latin Jazz with the Jimmy Branly Quartet on the 28th, enjoy the Pinky Winters Quartet on the 22nd and ...
Independence Day weekend has always been good for John Phillip Sousa but bad for jazz. Seems everyone is out picnicking and watching fireworks or at least drinking and playing with sparklers and not in the clubs, so we were pleasantly surprised to see such a strong run of stuff this week. Let's start with tenor Rickey ...
Legendary John Heard Returns to Charlie O's
John Heard has worked almost constantly in the jazz world, for over four decades appearing on over 150 albums. Heard's bass line has been the back bone working with Benny Carter, Rashan Roland Kirk, Hampton Hawes, Tete Montoliu, Oscar Peterson, Wes Montgomery, Cal Tjader, Willie Bobo, the Gerald Wilson Big Band, Freddie Hubbard, Count Basie, Sonny ...