January 20, 2019

Greetings and guess what? Jazz Pensacola is going to have a jazz festival this year. Despite possible rumors that we were not … guess what? We are! In fact, there was never a doubt! At least not by the ones that matter and make the decisions. And what a line up! Check the website’s homepage[…]

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January 3, 2019

2018 … so long.2019 … hello.Favorite quotes …Jazz is great, jazz is good.Music and people make the world go ’round.If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.Is music good for your health?Is music food for the soul?Jazz is a conversation, a give and take.Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the[…]

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October 24, 2018

It was a few years back … The Guffman Trio was playing around town and the regional area quite often. We were even threatening to record a long awaited CD … I did say threatening. My wife, and one of my favorite all time musicians, Cynthia, found a very cool version of the Lambert, Hendricks[…]

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September 14, 2018

After a summer break, we are back in full swing! Jazz is alive! Jazz Pensacola is up and running strong! The summer had an awesome lineup at the Jazz Gumbos. Jazz at its best! We had good turnouts at the monthly Jazz Jams, too. September we will have Daniel Rivera doing his best Jack Kerouac,[…]

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May 14, 2018

One month after JazzFest … May is considered the last month of spring, but folks, it’s hot out there! This month you can cool off at the May Jazz Gumbo. The Music of Grant Green! Clint Hall will be playing the music of Grant with an awesome band. Featuring Clint on guitar, the great Steve[…]

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April 26, 2018

Editor’s Note: Bob Dorough, the jazz musician who helped create the children’s educational program “Schoolhouse Rock” and was its primary composer and musical director, died April 23 at age 94.   Jazz month … we lose a great one.   Bob Dorough. I was very lucky to have played music with this great one.  […]

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