Gotthardt is one of only 11 national winners of the Yamaha Young Performing Artists award.
Saxophonist Alvin Hayes latest album, “The LBC”, was released Friday.
The 31st Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival with smooth jazz, contemporary and traditional jazz plus some Latin jazz at the Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach August 11, 2018.
On August 9 and 10, the 27th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival will grace the grassy lawns of the Rainbow Lagoon and bring classic R&B and hot and heavy summertime jazz to the city by the beach.
Calling Queenie Pie an opera is a bit of a stretch, even though a considerable amount of the show is sung. Calling it a musical in a conventional sense, however, is also a bit of a stretch, as the show’s narrative is more suggestive and impressionistic than it is straightforward. It is also not a jazz concert, although at many times throughout the evening, if you were to close your eyes and listen to the swinging orchestra or the impeccable cast, you would be forgiven for assuming as much.
From a BMX competition to massive sand sculptures, classic rock to classic cars, here are our choices for things to do in Long Beach from August 9-11
Jessie Bailey, Roz Cron, Peggy Gilbert, Carline Ray, Billie Rogers, Viola Smith, Jerrie Thill, Helen Woods… These are the forgotten names that documentarian Judy Chaikin wants to shed light on her incredibly live-spirited film, The Girls in the Band, playing for two screenings at the Art Theatre.
Terrorism, the antebellum South and a whole lot of jazz comprise most of Long Beach Opera’s “Out of Bounds” 2014 season, tickets for which went on sale this week.
This coming Monday, June 24, a group of top-notch professional musicians will gather at The Library on Broadway to host the first Long Beach Jazz Lab + Experiment, a free jam session that’s open to everyone. One of the instigators, Jonathan Rowden, talks about the series, which takes place every other Monday.