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Manhattan Beat

Rosie Flores/City Vineyard/November 27, 2017     Rosie Flores was born in San Antonio, Texas, and lived there until age 12, when her family moved to San Diego, Calif. She began singing as a child, and he...

Rant’n’Roll – All That Jazz

    An Afternoon In Gowanus (Jazzkey Records), by the Frank Perowsky Jazz Orchestra, is a father/son affair. Frank, the father, 83, is a rock star, so to speak. Besides playing an elegant clarinet (dig that...

New Dark Age

Nights Out The Red Party Mercury Lounge NYC An outstanding edition of the Red Party took place on Nov. 20 at the usual location, The Mercury, lounge near the corner of East Houston and Essex in NYC. O...
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Shoreworld – Tom Kanach: Undertow

Photo by Kristen Driscoll Photography | www.KristenDriscollPhotography.com I’ve had the privilege to be friends with Tom Kanach for some 35 years now. Kanach got his start with the well-known Monmouth Count...

Rant’n’Roll

Choro! Que Descaida by the Samuel Pompeo Quinteto, straight out of Sao Paulo, Brazil, is an intriguing blend of two distinct genres that came out of the 1800s. The first is jazz from New Orleans. The sec...