This past Saturday, legendary bluesman and longtime local music fixture Musi "Big Poppa E" Faisal died suddenly after suffering an apparent heart attack, according to Tobacco Road's Oski Gonzalez. He was 64 years old.
"I might be the hardest working blues man in the whole South," Faisal quipped in ... More >>
Nicole Henry.I guess we usually forget about Miami Lakes and muddle it with neighboring Hialeah or think of it as that place we must make the Palmetto curve on our way to Joe Robbie Stadium (or whatever the hell it's called this year). Turns out that Miami Lakes and its citizenry are avid fan ... More >>
Lamoglia and RodriguezI guess a part of me is really excited about the re-emergence of jazz in South Florida. But the other part of me, the smaller, squeaky-voiced little guy inside who plays Devil's advocate keeps tugging at my strings hoping that this is no passing trend. I don't want it to be ... More >>
South Florida's small but tight jazz scene has usually been recognized out of town for its Afro-Cuban influences. This Thursday night provides an opportunity to hear one of the greatest local proponents of that sound, Felipe Lamoglia. The noted saxophonist, arranger, and composer will t ... More >>
In what can only be explained as a case of the people speaking and the venue listening, it seems that at least, for the month of May, jazz is back in its full smoky glory to South Beach's Jazid. It kind of makes sense, doesn't it? KCC Production's Kimberly Chmura's a one-woman whirlwind in the ... More >>
Go ahead and take it up on that. We both know you're easy. And besides, it's not like you're strangers. Whether you've stopped in for brunch, dinner and drinks, or just to catch a bit of live jazz, you've undoubtedly patronized the Van Dyke at some point during your travels or meanderings down Linco ... More >>