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BACK AT THE DIRTY DOG JAZZ CAFÉ

BACK AT THE DIRTY DOG JAZZ CAFÉ

dennis

August 15th, 2015

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BACK AT THE DIRTY DOG JAZZ CAFÉ I am appearing at The Dirty Dog Jazz Café from June 1-4, 2016. The Dirty Dog is located on the hill in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan and features live jazz and fine dining in an English pub atmosphere. […]

MY GUITAR HEROES – GEORGE BENSON

dennis

August 8th, 2015

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MY GUITAR HEROES – GEORGE BENSON I first saw George Benson play guitar in Wildwood on the Jersey Shore. I was playing that summer with the Royaltones at Bay Shores in Somer’s Point, NJ. George was still in his teens and playing with jazz organist […]

MY GUITAR HEROES – PAT MARTINO

dennis

August 1st, 2015

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MY GUITAR HEROES – PAT MARTINO Martino was born Pat Azzara in South Philadelphia. He began playing professionally at the age of 15 after moving to New York City. Martino played and recorded early in his career with musicians such as Willis Jackson and Eric […]

THE KASHMERE STAGE BAND PLAYS SCORPIO

dennis

July 25th, 2015

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THE KASHMERE STAGE BAND PLAYS SCORPIO Kashmere High School is located in a predominantly black neighborhood known as Kashmere Gardens in Houston, Texas. Music teacher Conrad O. Johnson attended an Otis Redding concert in 1967 and was inspired to translate the style of the concert […]

THE CAMPBELLOCK DANCERS PERFORM TO SCORPIO

dennis

July 25th, 2015

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THE CAMPBELLOCK DANCERS PERFORM TO SCORPIO The Lockers (originally named The Campbell Lockers) were a dance group formed by Toni Basil and Don “Campbellock” Campbell in 1971. Active throughout the 1970s, they were pioneers of street dance. Don Campbell is the founder of the locking […]