John Beasley’s Monk’estra Live article @ All About Jazz

SoCal Jazz Courtesy Raj Naik By Jim Worsley June 22, 2022 Sign in to view read count It all made for a thoroughly enjoyable evening of jazz music. Captivating! —Jimmy Haslip If you are familiar with ” data-original-title=”” title=””>John Beasley‘s Monk’estra, then you may understand my excitement level at the prospects of seeing and hearing … Read more

Live at The Catalina Jazz Club article @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title=”” title=””>Stu Mindeman. Weckl’s fond memories were of a young trio learning, pushing each other and having a blast together. Weckl mentioned “Ray” being the other component in the trio. He spoke of Ray Kennedy, Tom’s older brother. Ray Kennedy was a jazz pianist and composer—a very good one at that. Before passing away … Read more