Blues

The Strands’ Debut Album ‘Freshly Cut’ Blends Jazz, Blues and Something Extra

By PATRICK O’HEFFERNAN Freshly Cut,  the debut full length album by The Strands, will not only excite their local following, but introduce the wider world to Amanda Campbell’s languid pop/jazz and incisive love lyrics that […]

Adele is a multiple GRAMMY nominee - Photo by Janine
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The GRAMMY Awards Nominations List Includes Surprises, Young Performers and Music Legends

List of GRAMMY AWARDS NOMINATIONS 2017 In case you forgot which of your favorite performers, producers and musicians are up for GRAMMY Awards this year, here is the nominations list. The 59th annual GRAMMY Awards […]

Gerald Albright and Jonathan Butler kick off Long Beach Jazz Festival - Photo by Donna Balancia
Jazz

Jonathan Butler and Gerald Albright Kick off the 29th annual Long Beach Jazz Festival in Grand Style

LONG BEACH – Legendary musicians Gerald Albright and Jonathan Butler launched the 29th annual Long Beach Jazz Festival at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach Friday night. The Long Beach Jazz Festival runs all day […]