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Blues Legend B.B. King Dies

BB King - Lucille Blues Legend September 16, 1925 - May 14, 2015    

Vijay Iyer Trio NPR Tiny Desk Concert

All Music Television Concert Preview Vijay Iyer Trio The Red Cat Monday, May 11, 2015   As we prepare to check out the phenomenal young pianist and educator Vijay Iyer and his trio, check out his recent "Tiny Desk Concert" from NPR.


Did you feel the earthquake last night? It was centered in downtown Los Angeles at The Regent Theatre. It struck at about 9:00pm. It registered a 10.0 on the Richter Scale. It was followed by huge aftershocks at 10:30pm and again at 12:30am.

Terrace Martin @ The Del Monte Speakeasy

I had the opportunity Monday evening to witness a musical rarity;  jazz inspired music played in the basement of a 100 year old bar/club in Los Angeles, California by a group of talented, young musicians with no agenda, except to bring some great

How I Met Kamasi Washington + The Epic

About 5 years ago I was invited to a friends birthday party. He is a huge fan of Jazz music, as am I (one of my Monterey Jazz Festival crew) and I looked forward to attending the festivities.

The New Name In Late Night.... Music!

There is a new name in late night television music and his name is Reggie Watts.

Chris Botti to play 58th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival

In our latest Monterey Jazz Festival Preview, we take a look at Jazz Trumpet Virtuoso Chris Botti.

2015 Monterey Jazz Fest Artist Lineup Announced

Yes, today is April Fool's Day, but this is no joke. The good folks at the Monterey Jazz Festival have just announced the lineup for the 2015 Festival. And what a lineup it is!.

Blowing Changes * Sneak Peek

In this sneak peek of the first episode of our exciting new music series BLOWING CHANGES, we feature a panel of young musicians, aged 23, 25 & 27 talking about their approach to making music and some of their musical influences.

#TheProtester - Kris Bowers

WE LOVE KRIS BOWERS. And we were  fortunate enough to see him perform live at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, Ca. Thanks to Quincy Jones for sponsoring this showcase of young talent.

Leon Bridges joins James Corden on the new Late Late Show on CBS

Keep an eye out for this young Fort Worth native as he brings his gospel and soul tinged music to the new Late Late Show with James Corden.

RIP Bob Parlocha (1938-2015)

It was with a bit of shock and sadness that we learned of the passing of Jazz radio host and DJ Bob Parlocha (heard locally in Los Angeles on KKJZ).

King Kendrick Has Done It Again!

The hits keep coming for Carson based TDE and Compton based rapper Kendrick Lamar as the "Clean" version of his latest release "To Pimp A Butterfly" was made available on iTunes Sunday night.

Kamasi Washington's "The Epic" Set For Release May 5th, 2015

We were so excited to here the news from our friend Kamasi Washington about the release date for his much anticipated 17 track masterpiece, "The Epic" that we decided to pull a clip from an interview we did with him with our very own JazzCat

Kris Bowers talks Selma, the Oscars and Kobe Bryant's Muse

Morning Music's Patricia Cage recently sat down with piano virtuoso Kris Bowers to discuss composing music for films, his latest projects, his take on the Oscars, the film Selma and about his work on Kobe Bryant's Muse, premiering February 2

NBC News & All That Jazz -- Lester (Holt) Leaps In

A recent Los Angeles Times article reads -- 'NBC Nightly News' wins after Lester Holt leaps in! HA! A little jazz reference to the critically acclaimed 1939 Count Basie recording of "Lester Leaps In" maybe? Well, why not.

BREAKING NEWS -- The Future of Jazz Music is in Good Hands

Now please understand, while I personally never thought that the musical genre known as jazz was ever in trouble, many of my friends and associates did.

Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life - An All Star Grammy Salute

Make sure to tune in tonight for this very special tribute to one of the greatest musicians, singers, and human beings in the business, Stevie Wonder, as the biggest stars in the music industry come out to celebrate this musical genius.

New Faces. New Voices. New Music. New Fans. A New Day -- BLOWING CHANGES

Coming soon to the all new All Music Television Network, a new show for a changing world. New Faces. New Voices. New Music. New Fans. A New Day. Welcome to BLOWING CHANGES.

Introducing Marquis Hill (2014 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition Winner

Join LeRoy Downs as the All Music Television Network welcomes Marquis Hill to the Sonos Studio in Hollywood, California for part one of a series of exclusive, up close and personal interviews with one of the hottest young musicians in the ga