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Jazz & Blues View – You’re going to love this

Jazz & Blues View – You’re going to love this

Jazz and BluesView If you love Jazz you’re going to love this. By Eric Benson The year marches on with morning chill and long shadows, and pumpkins and jack lanterns, then on to coolin the goose with all the trimming for Thanksgiving then, then with acceleration to light speed for the merriment of Christmas time […]

By October 2, 2014 Read More →
Jazz&Blues View

Jazz&Blues View

If you love Jazz your going to love this. By Eric Benson Fall in the air, the kids are back in school and some of our children have left the nest and flown the coup. Seeing my daughter off to college unpacking all her worldly possessions, 4 boxes, into her little cubicle she will share […]

By September 6, 2014 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz & BluesView By: Eric Benson Well some of my favorite musicians have left the building this time round on this astral sphere, RIP Horace Silver and Johnny Winter. Horace Silvers music was out of the get it in your soulness groove generation with jazz melodies and rhythm and blues underpinning with great arranging and […]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →
Jazz&Blues View

Jazz&Blues View

Jazz & BluesView By Eric Benson And summer roles on with work, kids on vacation, road trips and a whole lotta heat. But after you’ve settled into the routine of rolling through the farmer’s markets and eateries and got your caffeine intake up to therapeutic levels, take some time out to hear some live music […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView – May 2014

Jazz&BluesView – May 2014

Jazz&BluesView By Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues news And so it goes, spring flows quickly to summer and tomatoes are ripening on the vine before you know it. Still a chill in the air but soon we will be cowering, basking in the shade of 100 degrees under our umbrellas. Get […]

By May 5, 2014 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz & BluesView Blue Monday’s back in town. By Eric Benson Rain still in the forecast, yippee! Sounds like a blues weather forecaster, you know things aren’t normal when you’re happy and prayin’ for rain. Well let it rain, let it pour, let it do a whole lot more…cause I want those deep river blues […]

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView by Eric Benson Blue Monday’s back in town. Well looking forward to those Ides’ of March, the blustery winds that still chill us to the bone forecasting the promise of spring. I hope you have your garden seedling in, your trees pruned, potatoes sowed, and have given your prayers and affirmations on visualizing rain […]

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz & BluesView Blue Monday’s back in town. By Eric Benson Well out with the old and in with the new, year that is. The hollidaze pass with feverish pitch with all the extracurricular affairs of friends and family and well wishers. Wow I need a nap right about now. Time to reflect on the […]

By January 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
JazzBluesView-Blue Monday is Back

JazzBluesView-Blue Monday is Back

JazzBluesView By Eric Benson Well only 24 shopping days till Christmas! Have I started shopping yet? Well no, not yet. I am one of those that enjoys that stress of being in the mall when hearing the “mall will be closing in 10 minutes…please make your purchases and go home to your families.” That’s when […]

By December 1, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz and Blues View by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues news Well out with the Jack o’lanterns and in with the turkeys then on to the presents, presents, presents! My how the time flies when you’re trying to get through the week alive! With the change in weather getting dark earlier […]

By November 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Jazz & BluesView

Jazz & BluesView

Jazz & Blues View By Eric Benson Oh, it’s a long, long while from May to December but the days grow shorter when you reach September. When the autumn weather turns leaves to flame, one hasn’t got the time for the waiting game, oh the days dwindle down to precious few…those few precious days I’ll […]

By August 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz & Blues View By Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues news The summer rolls on with the farmers markets, county fairs and the chance to get away before kids are back in school and fall rolls around. But be sure and make time for the 14th annual X-fest August 3rd. The […]

Jazz & Blues View

Jazz & Blues View

Jazz& Blues View By- Eric Benson As the summer rolls on plenty of local family friendly things to do, strolling through our famers market to peruse the veggies while being serenaded by local bands, hitting the downtown for the third Thursday Art Walk with music, art, and food at local venues as well as the […]

Jazz/BluesView – Hot Summer Blues

Jazz/BluesView – Hot Summer Blues

Jazz/BluesView by – Eric Benson A special event for the new invigorated Hero’s sports Bar will be Friday June 28th with Derik Rolando & Desert Chant with members of the Santana Band, Dave K. Mathew’s on Keys, and tony Lindsey lead vocalist. The Project is put together by Derik Rolando one of the hardest hitting […]

Jazz/BluesView

Jazz/BluesView

Photo Credits Eli and Big Earl – by Theelle Productions Ian Stanbaugh Trio by George Osner Poetry and JazzView By Eric Benson I know we have got to think globally and act locally but sometimes you just gots to get out of town. So I caught José Feliciano, one of my mentors and inspirations for […]