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Jazz Corps Legend Tommy Peltier Releases Eclectic New Solo CD "Love, Women and Song"

Jazz Corps Legend Tommy Peltier Releases Eclectic New Solo CD "Love, Women and Song"

Los Angeles, CA—Jazz aficionados and music enthusiasts worldwide are buzzing with the new solo release by legendary Jazz Corps founding member Tommy Peltier. An eclectic mix of rock, bop, pop, classical and jazz, Tommy Peltier's 'Love, Woman and Song' is an unexpected sonic adventure from the former jazz cornet virtuoso turned vocalist. “The concept for this ...


Article: Album Review

Tommy Peltier's Jazz Corps: Live At The Lighthouse 1963-67 Vol.II

Read "Live At The Lighthouse 1963-67 Vol.II" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

This release elicits notions of discovering a rare artistic masterpiece in an attic. Cornetist Tommy Peltier’s West Coast based “Jazz Corps,” rendered a modish post-Bop groove during its largely under-recognized reign from 1962 thru 1968. Virtually ignored by the West Coast music critics, these performances at California’s infamous “Lighthouse,” capture a band that infused elements of ...


Live at the Lighthouse 1963-67

Label: CJR
Released: 1999
Track listing: Intro/ The Time Miller/ Fandangy/ Chilly Pepper/ Go Round Merry/ Harplyness/ The Plum/ Off the Wall/ Meanwhile. Recorded: 1963-67, Hermosa Beach, CA & 1968 in studio. Available directly through North Country Distributors (


Article: Album Review

Tommy Peltier: Live at the Lighthouse 1963-67

Read "Live at the Lighthouse 1963-67" reviewed by Derek Taylor

Rightly or wrongly California has been saddled with a definite stereotype regarding its place in jazz history. Because of the state's distinction as the so-called birthplace of Cool Jazz, other styles of creative improvised music which also took root on its sunny shores have had a tough time gaining both legitimacy and publicity in the history ...


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