Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Jim Brock

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Stream / Download this show here Stanton Moore kicked off his 3rd summer residency at the The Mint (aka, "the best little club pound-for-pound” per...

The final Sunday at Jazz Fest is always, without fail, an extra magical day at the Fairgrounds and yesterday's sunny and cool ending to...

After a soggy Thursday and Friday, Saturday marked a long overdue clearing of the skies and (slight) drying of muddy conditions that persisted at...

Jim Brock continued his extensive coverage of the Fairgrounds action at Jazz Fest 2013 on Friday, capturing sets by the incomparable Willie Nelson, the...

Our intrepid photographer Jim Brock continues covering the Grounds at Jazz Fest 2013 managed to truck through the rainy and muddy conditions yesterday to...

A notably wet Weekend One at Jazz Fest 2013 is in the books and Jim Brock shares his images from B.B. King, Ben Harper,...

The Jazz Fest train rolled on Saturday in the Big Easy and Jim Brock was on the Grounds once again to capture the magic....

Photos by Jim Brock / Words by Jim Brock and Wesley Hodges Gary Clark, Jr. and the world are a good match. When Clark, Jr....

Recently, the legendary and GRAMMY-winning Rebirth Brass Band stopped in to The Mint in Los Angeles for two sold out Tuesday night shows. Check...

NOLA funktet Galactic toured up the west coast last week, making a stop at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre for a show in front...

We’re all told to respect our elders, to learn from the generation before and to pass along tradition. Wise words musically speaking, and fundamental...

Earlier this month, “3 Brave Souls” held an album release event at the Kirk Douglas Theater in Culver City, CA. The theatre is...

Mahavishnu Orchestra is in the pantheon of jazz fusion pioneers replete with black hole density, volcanic intensity and ridiculous virtuosity. I had never heard...

Gregg Allman’s life is a road well traveled for sure. As much thrive-r as survivor, his blues have the resume to match (40+ years...

Certain celestial alignments skip decades, if not lifetimes, or at a minimum, involve covering great distances at greater expense. Think solar eclipses, Comet Hale-Bopp...

Hearing the news of Austin Peralta’s passing at just 22, is beyond incomprehensible. At 13, Peralta had already established himself as a jazz pianist...

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals played to a packed Wiltern in the midst of her Fall “all request” tour. The generous set was in...

The Bad Plus packed it in at The Mint last Tuesday night for An Evening With set that brought the wow factor with every...

Since I last caught up with Red Baraat in February, the self-described “Brooklyn dhol’n’brass” (by way of a second line) outfit has been to...

Tuareg guitarist Omara “Bombino” Moctar was born in a nomadic encampment in Niger in 1980. Some 26 years later he was playing alongside Keith...

Surprise moments at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival can happen any time. One of mine came this year when The Revivalists kicked...

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