Interview In 1992, I was performing extensively under the stage name Jimmy Ross through Orange and Los Angeles Counties as a solo pianist/vocalist entertainer and occasionally in jazz trio and quartet settings. I had just started a double emphasis graduate program in piano and vocal performance at California State University. I was performing two nights a week across the street from where Diana Krall was performing, right around the time she began working with Jimmy Rowles and her career started to take off. It was my last year of performing stride and ragtime at Coke Corner at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, and I was beginning to focus on performing more in a West Coast Cool Jazz ( continue reading... )
Episode 302 Mar 2nd 2014
We are back this week with our monthly look at classic comedy and this week a great sketch by Bob Newhart. We also talk about record hunting, plus another book from the penthouse library on one of the coolest cats in lounge. How about some very rare instruments for your band or perhaps just to put on display in your pad. We have some new music to play for you plus the best party events from across the globe in our world of swank!