Marty Krystall’s car (Mercedes) —- August 10, 2o13 —- Marty’s going to kill me when he sees this photo because I didn’t knock and have a visit, BUT, it was way too early in the morning for that, and I was only killing time before getting down to a recording session at Wayne Peet’s in Santa Monica — photo by Mark Weber
THE NOT ENOUGH TIME JAZZ RADIO SHOW
August 7, 2o14 – Jazz @ Noon every Thursday (starts at 12:07 after the satellite news) Host MARK WEBER – KUNM Albuquerque, USA – 89.9 FM (Mountain Standard Time) also streaming on the web > KUNM.org – Current time zone offset: UTC*/GMT -6 hours (*Coordinated Universal Time)/Greenwich Mean Time)
There sure is a lot of great jazz music in the world. We’ll jump into some of it as always every Thursday. Somebody asked me a few years ago How to listen to jazz and I told them two things.
1) Listen to the first note and remember that because everything else is related to it
2) Close your eyes.
& 3) All the best to you, signed Mark
Don Preston & Joanne Grauer w/ Al Checchi, drums — August 23, 1980 @ Two Dollar Bills, on Franklin in Hollywood —– photograph by Mark Weber (part of this photo was used on recent CD release of Don’s FILTERS, OSCILLATORS & ENVELOPES 1967-1982)
Frank Wess with the Mike LeDonne Trio — Peter Washington, bass; Kenny Washington, drums; @ Smoke, 106th & Broadway, Manhattan — July 10, 2010 —– photo by Mark Weber ——– this club is just down the street from my wife’s sister’s place so over the years I have caught a lot of great music there when in NYC.
Jimmy Cobb packing his drums after show with Sarah Vaughan Trio at Bridges Auditorium, Claremont Colleges — February 23, 1979 — photo by Mark Weber —- (Walter Booker was on bass and for the life of me I can’t remember who played piano) —– Jimmy and I were talking about photography — someday it’d be great to see some of his photographs.
Shelly Manne —- Playboy Jazz Festival, Hollywood Bowl — June 21, 1980 — photo by Mark Weber — just wait till you hear Shelly in duet with Coleman Hawkins, on piano!
The late Frank Strazzeri with Don Menza Quintet @ Gilberto’s, Rt. 66, Cucamonga, California — June 14, 1981 — photo by Mark Weber —– Don, tenor; Chuck Findley, trumpet; Frank DeLaRosa, bass; Dick Berk, drums
Walter Booker —- February 23, 1979 —- photo by Mark Weber —- Walter Booker (1933-2006) was married to Bertha Hope and we’ll listen to some of the music they recorded in trio with Jimmy Cobb on the cd NOTHIN’ BUT LOVE
Bertha Hope was married to Elmo Hope (1923-1967) — We’ll listen to some of the piano duets they recorded, on two pianos in 1961 —— this poster was at the West End Cafe — photo by Mark Weber — September 2, 1996 Manhattan
James Newton Wind Quintet @ Pasquales, Malibu —- September 28, 1980. John Nunez, bassoon; James, flute; Red Callendar, tuba; John Carter, clarinet; Charlies Owens, oboe & English horn; (Allan Iwohara was on koto on this date as well) —- photo by Mark Weber —– James Newton & family live in Corrales, New Mexico, just over the Rio Grande from Albuquerque —- Pasquales was right on the beach and that is the setting sun coming in over the Pacific in this shot —- you can see Buddy Collette in the audience