FYI: Respectfully, formally & originally know as The Thelonious Monk Institude of Jazz. "Their back & it'z 'bout time." -
(from left to right): Emma Dayhuff, Paul Cornish, Aidan Lombard, Lenard Simpson, Chris Lewis, Roni Eytan & Malachi Whitson (Photo Credit: Reed Hutchinson / Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz)
"The Shape of Jazz to Come" (Billy Higgins, drums) - Ornette Coleman "irregularly scheduled, Mondaz' flash-jam. All Welcome - performers & audience." -
"Always somethin' happenin' @ The World Stage" - Mark Maxwell, (20+ yrs.) Host of RISE on KPFK 90.7FM "The best (live) radio-sho- of-it's-kind in-the-world" -
" 'All-Ages-Welcome' JAM'z back-in-beautiful Leimert Pk. Village - hitz (again) the last Mon. of-the-month, Black History Month, Feb. 2020. " - O-!
Jam Session @ The 'newly renovated' World Stage
Mon, Jan. 24th @ 9pm
Musicians of all ages & skill levels are invited to participate in a jam session hosted by the Ensemble @ the renowned World Stage. A cultural landmark established by (J)azz drummer Billy Higgins & poet Kamau Daáood, The Stage has been the heart of L.A.'s (J)azz scene since 1989 & produced some of the leaders in today's creative music.
KCET SoCal Connected spotlights the Class of 2020 @ The World Stage:
All ages | Doors 8:30pm | Info
($5 suggested donation)
Herbie Hancock Knew Nothing About Famous 'Rockit' Video
Herbie Hancock winning Original Score for "Round Midnight" (performed by Dexter Gorden)
Herbie Hancock - Rockit
Round Midnight (1944) by Cootie Williams - First recording ever!
Gary Bartz Talks About Drug Use Among Jazz Greats (theme song of RISE on KPFK 90.7FM w/ Host Mark Maxwell, Mondaz' 12AM~3AM)