Gloria Ellis

Gloria Ellis

29.01.2011

Verizon Music Festival

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Once again Verizon has put together another fantastic series of concerts and festivals in various venues, and locations around Southern California from September 30, through October 6, 2002. Premier performances by: The Billy Mitchell Trio, Lea DeLaria and Jazz Classics featuring Patrice Rush and Ndugu Chancler. Additionally, Bela Fleck, Al Jarreau, and Chris Botti. Also, there are free outdoor concerts and festivals as well, featuring the great pianist and vocalist Ray Charles, and other artist …
29.01.2011

Jazz at Drew

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Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science cordially invite each and every one to attend the 12th Annual Jazz at Drew festivities, Saturday October 5 and Sunday October 6, 2002 on the beautiful campus of the Charles R. Drew University Medicine and Science located at 1731 East 120th Street Los Angeles CA. Jazz at Drew was established in 1991, the two-day event provides wonderful entertainment for the community and serves as a great fund raiser for Charles R. Drew Univers …
29.01.2011

Jazz at Drew

Published in Concert Reviews
Once again the 12th Annual Jazz at Drew Benefit Concert proved to be a very prosperous long awaited event of the year in Southern California. Jazz lovers attended the festival over the two-day weekend of October 5th, and 6th at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science in Los Angeles. Jazz at Drew Legacy Music Series and Cultural Marketplace provided the eager jazz fans with plenty of tasteful food and African culture as well as exhibits. The jazz goers could enjoy the grassy area of
The 15th Anniversary of the Long Beach Jazz Festival once again proved to be one of the most long awaited and successful event of the year. Jazz enthusiasts attended the festival in record numbers over the three-day weekend of August 9th, 10th, and 11th at the Lagoon Park in Long Beach, California. Friday night’s performances belong Al Jarreau, Alphonse Mouzon and Eugene Groove. Drummer/keyboardist, Alphonse Mouzon multi-talented musician dazzled the audience with his great creativity and uncann
Friday evening, October 12, 2001 at 8:00 p.m. Swing Fever with special guest trumpeter Clark Terry, didn’t happen, instead the audience got an evening with Swing Fever and Terry Gibbs. As disappointing as it was that Clark Terry was a no show due to illness, his replacement, Terry Gibbs was a delight. Vibraphonist; Terry Gibbs, a great musician in his own right, preformed beautifully with Bryan Gould, bandleader, and trombonist, Jim Rothermal, clarinetist and saxophonist, Steve Campos, trumpeter
"Directions in Music," the theme for the celebration of the 75th anniversaries of the births of Miles Davis and John Coltrane, live at the Bovard Auditorium. The University of Southern California played host to the music of two jazz legends, Thursday evening October 11, 2001. Herbie Hancock; pianist, Michael Becker; saxophonist, and Roy Hargrove; trumpet and flugelhorn, preformed the honors in putting forth their best effort to recreate the legendary sounds of Davis and Coltrane.

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Verizon sponsored a free Music Festival Sunday September 30, 2001. The festival began at noon in Old Pasadena Central Park. In addition, Portions of proceeds from tickets sells from other, Verizon Festivals held in Los Angeles, September 28 thru October 2, 2001 will benefit victims of terrorist attacks. Collection centers were set up in Central Park where attendees could donate directly to the United Way Fund.

There were two stages, plenty of seats, and good music all afternoon. There wa