Wednesday, October 22, 2014
RECAP / PHOTOS: Stanton Moore, Wil Blades & Leo Nocentelli @ The Mint LA 7/3/13
Jul 8, 2013
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...
PHOTOS: Final Day @ Jazz Fest 2013 (Trombone Shorty, Black Keys, Meter Men with Page & More)
May 6, 2013
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...
PHOTOS: Jazz Fest 2013 (Phoenix, Frank Ocean, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Galactic and More)
May 5, 2013
After a soggy Thursday and Friday, Saturday marked a long overdue clearing of the skies and (slight) drying of muddy conditions that persisted at...
PHOTOS: Jazz Fest 2013 (Willie Nelson, Jerry Douglas, Papa Grows Funk and More)
May 4, 2013
Jim Brock continued his extensive coverage of the Fairgrounds action at Jazz Fest 2013 on Friday, capturing sets by the incomparable Willie Nelson, the...
PHOTOS: Jazz Fest 2013 (Widespread Panic, Patti Smith and More)
May 3, 2013
Our intrepid photographer Jim Brock continues covering the Grounds at Jazz Fest 2013 managed to truck through the rainy and muddy conditions yesterday to...
PHOTOS: Jazz Fest 2013 (Weekend One)
Apr 30, 2013
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,...
PHOTOS: Jazz Fest 2013 (Andrew Bird, Ben Harper and More)
Apr 28, 2013
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 / RECAP: Gary Clark Jr. @ The Roxy, LA, CA 4/16/13
Apr 23, 2013
Photos by Jim Brock / Words by Jim Brock and Wesley Hodges Gary Clark, Jr. and the world are a good match. When Clark, Jr....
PHOTOS: Rebirth Brass Band @ The Mint LA 3/26/13
Apr 7, 2013
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...
PHOTOS: Galactic @ El Rey Theatre, LA, CA 2/28/13
Mar 5, 2013
NOLA funktet Galactic toured up the west coast last week, making a stop at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre for a show in front...
PHOTOS / RECAP: Robert Randolph and The Slide Brothers with Otis Taylor @ Royce Hall, Los Angeles, CA 2/23/13
Feb 28, 2013
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...
PHOTOS / RECAP: 3 Brave Souls (Beasley, Jones, Bruner Jr.) Jazz up Culver City
Feb 23, 2013
Earlier this month, “3 Brave Souls” held an album release event at the Kirk Douglas Theater in Culver City, CA. The theatre is...
PHOTOS / RECAP: Billy Cobham’s Spectrum 40 @ The Mint LA 1/26/13
Feb 1, 2013
Mahavishnu Orchestra is in the pantheon of jazz fusion pioneers replete with black hole density, volcanic intensity and ridiculous virtuosity. I had never heard...
REVIEW / PHOTOS: Gregg Allman @ Royce Hall, Los Angeles, CA 1/11/13
Jan 15, 2013
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...
CONCERT RECAP: Dragon Smoke @ The Mint LA 12/12/12
Dec 17, 2012
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...
Austin Peralta, L.A. jazz pianist and Flying Lotus collaborator, dead at 22
Nov 25, 2012
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...
CONCERT RECAP: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals & Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers @ Wiltern LA 11/2/12
Nov 9, 2012
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals played to a packed Wiltern in the midst of her Fall “all request” tour. The generous set was in...
PHOTOS: The Bad Plus @ The Mint, Los Angeles, CA 10/9/12
Oct 16, 2012
The Bad Plus packed it in at The Mint last Tuesday night for An Evening With set that brought the wow factor with every...
CONCERT RECAP: Red Baraat @ The Mint, Los Angeles, CA 10/4/12
Oct 7, 2012
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...
CONCERT RECAP: Bombino @ The Mint, Los Angeles, CA 9/18/12
Sep 20, 2012
Tuareg guitarist Omara “Bombino” Moctar was born in a nomadic encampment in Niger in 1980. Some 26 years later he was playing alongside Keith...
CONCERT RECAP: The Revivalists @ The Mint, Los Angeles 9/11/12
Sep 15, 2012
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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PHOTO RECAP / SETLIST: Widespread Panic @ Peabody Opera House, St. Louis, MO 10.21.14
Oct 22, 2014
SETLIST / TWEETS: Phish @ Santa Barbara Bowl, CA 10.22.14
Oct 22, 2014
SETLIST / TWEETS: Phish @ Santa Barbara Bowl 10.21.14
Oct 21, 2014
Video: What Phish Sounds Like to People That Don’t Like Phish
Aug 2, 2010
I had to pause this video I was laughing so hard. (via @YEMblog)
PHISH FRIDAY: ’14 Things To Look Forward to on Fall Tour
Oct 17, 2014
SETLIST / TWEETS: Phish @ Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, OR 10.17.14
Oct 17, 2014
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