Jazz Notes

Vi Redd

Vi Redd was born in Los Angeles in the late 20’s to a famous father, Alton Redd, who was a major player in the Central Avenue jazz scene in L.A.

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Lindsey Hundley

Lindsey Hundley is best known as a regular in California jazz clubs. She is a versatile and talented pianist and composer who moves easily from straight-ahead jazz to smooth jazz to Latin music. Here she appears with her group Lady Jazz showing her Latin side on a song called Movimiento.

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Brittany Howard

Brittany Howard, from the group Alabama Shake. They are called a rock group but a better description is probably a country/blues group. Whatever you want to call them Brittany Howard is the real deal. Here she sings their hit song, “Hold On” from there first CD in 2011. Their third CD, Sound of Color, comes out in April of 2015.

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Kait Dunton

L.A. based pianist Kait Dunton has been around awhile but just in the past few years has begun to get the recognition she deserves. Jazz.com voted her one of the “10 Future Jazz Stars” in 2012. Enjoy “The Way you Look Tonight” in a performance at the Carson Sound Stage on the campus of the University of Southern California.

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Anat Cohen

THE CLARINET IS NO LONGER FOR SQUARES
According to a recent article in the New York Times, that old school favorite, the clarinet, is back and not since the days of Benny Goodman has there been so much to do about a clarinet player.

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Regina Carter

Regina Carter is a violin virtuosa, it’s simple as that. She is a classical trained violinist who today is considered the master of the jazz violin. Watch this great video where she puts a jazz twist on the popular old school R&B hit Ain’t NoBody

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