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Morning jolt | News, Sports, Jobs

-Photo submitted Allison Lensing puts whipped cream in a drink at the Cat Cafe inside Humboldt High School. Editor's note: This is the last part of a two-part series.HUMBOLDT — DeDe Merris has found a way for her students to connect with…

Yasuaki Shimizu: Kiren Album Review

Yasuaki Shimizu's endless curiosity has fueled decades of tireless creative endeavor. As a child, he learned to play several instruments - violin, clarinet, piano, guitar, percussion - but landed on the saxophone as his main means of…

BKAV: Westside Blues & Jazz

Welcome back to "Better Know a Venue", a regular column highlighting the coolest and coziest places to listen to live music in the Valley, any day of the week. An entrepreneur with 40 years of experience, Paul Vincent Perez knows how…

Tony Williams obituary | Jazz

Tony Williams, an old school friend of mine who died at the age of 80 from complications from Alzheimer's disease, was a record producer, the founder of Spotlite Records and a pioneer of music appreciation. modern jazz.Born in Enfield,…

Ruth Goller on her best bass albums

Ruth Goller's career is based on an intoxicating mix of jazz talent and punk attitude. Originally from the Italian Alps, but based in London, she plays both electric bass and double bass. Over the years, she has been featured on a long…

Jeff Parker: Forfolks album review

After a quarter of a century as the hub of Chicago's experimental jazz and rock scene, guitarist Jeff Parker finally made his solo debut in 2016 on the aptly named Slight freedom. For years Parker had incorporated his chiseled guitar…

It’s SNAP! | Not fictitious

A collaboration between the producers of KCRW's UnFictional and Lost Notes podcasts, Bent By Nature is the distillation of hundreds of hours of recently discovered archival recordings from the late-night radio show "SNAP!" ", Which aired…