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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 [...]

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 [...]

I got to be part of a session with KRS-ONE.  Yep, old-school, boogie down production! He laid down a verse and chorus on a tune Frank Fitzpatrick is writing for the movie Beat The World.  What a cool, intelligent, funny,  person and an absolute pro in front of the mic.  It was an amazing experience [...]