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“LA Opera has joined forces with Los Angeles’ cultural and educational institutions to stage the first significant citywide cultural festival since the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival. Ring Festival LA showcases a wide variety of exhibitions, symposia, museum shows, conferences, and special events. All of these events will be thematically related to the first-ever presentation in […]

Kristen Toedtman (many have been encouraged to say Tedman) is an artist who’s recent debut cd, “The Fall,” suggests she is a long distance runner who has just hit her stride.  While this cd by itself is a very strong statement, it also holds the promise of much more to come.  Comparisons to other female […]

The New Mastersounds.  I love that these guys are so funky and so English! They are one of the tightest improvisational bands I have heard play live.  I saw them again in March at the El Rey in Los Angeles with Trombone Shorty opening.  They are deeply rooted in the soul jazz sound of the […]