Jazz Plus brings Motown Plus L A BlackSmith to Roosevelt Public Library.
Oct
26
2:00 PM14:00

Jazz Plus brings Motown Plus L A BlackSmith to Roosevelt Public Library.

Jazz-Plus will be digging into our Motown Bag of tricks and grooves that afternoon with the sounds of Stevie Wonder, Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Supreme’s, Martha & the Vandella’s etc. But that’s not all, we’ve invited our friends Priceless and Shenkkur to join us. And directly after that journey its L A Blacksmith performing some of his songs from his project “Lets have a wonderful time” featuring Mojustice MoPeace, Warri, Nigerian Bird Call, & After Midnight. So unless you have an emergency that afternoon, you need to be there as we fill the library with so much Soulful music. Oh and we forgot to mention that, ALL THIS IS FREE!!!!!!

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John Wesley UMC  Presents "A Rhapsody in Jazz" featuring L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

John Wesley UMC Presents "A Rhapsody in Jazz" featuring L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus

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Rhapsody In Jazz will be hosted by John Wesley United Methodist Church celebrating their 103rd Church Anniversary. Jazz-Plus will be there to help them celebrate their 103rd Anniversary with two show There is a $35 donation and light refreshments will be served. Jazz Plus members will be

Glenn Gibson Sr=Guitar/Vocals.

John F Adams=Keys/Vocals

Camille Gainer Jones=Drums

Larry Ross=Bass/ Vocals

L A Blacksmith=Sax/ Flute/ Vocals

Special Guest Stacia Hobdy on Vocals

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The East Brooklyn Live Jazz Series presents L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus
Aug
27
7:00 PM19:00

The East Brooklyn Live Jazz Series presents L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus

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The East Brooklyn Live Jazz Series continues Tuesday August 27, 2019 at Fusion East Caribbean Soul Restaurant & Bar. Saxophonist, flutist and vocalist, LA Blacksmith will be performing. The performance begins at 7pm.

The East Brooklyn Live Jazz Series continues Tuesday August 27, 2019 at Fusion East Caribbean Soul Restaurant & Bar. Saxophonist, flutist and vocalist, LA Blacksmithwill be performing. The performance begins at 7pm.

There’s No Cover Charge, but you are expected to purchase a meal and/or drinks.

Every Tuesday there are Tequila and Taco Specials at Fusion East, so you get a chance to enjoy the show while taking advantage of the specials of the day. Fusion East has an incredible full menu and full bar. The atmosphere is great and it’s located in the brand new Gateway/Spring Creek area of Brooklyn, where brand new homes, condos and the Gateway Mall are situated.

Joining me that evening will be

John F Adams

Larry Ross

Camille Gainer Jones

Glenn Gibson

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L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!
Jun
19
5:00 PM17:00

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!

JAZZ-PLUS take’s you on their time machine and share some of the hits of these artists like “WERE A WINNER, ”PEOPLE GET READY”“SUPERSTITION” “SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED” “WHAT’S GOIN ON” “MERCY MERCY ME” “LET’S GET IT ON” “THREE LIL BIRDS” DON’T WORRY,BE HAPPY”

Jazz-Plus member’s

Larry Ross Bass & Vocals

John F Adams Keys & Vocals

L A BlackSmith Sax & Vocals

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THE SOUNDS of EWF BOB MARLEY & CURTIS MAYFIELD BY JAZZ-PLUS JUNE 18TH
Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

THE SOUNDS of EWF BOB MARLEY & CURTIS MAYFIELD BY JAZZ-PLUS JUNE 18TH

Hi my group Jazz-Plus & I are gonna be doing a show and I think you should know, it's gonna be a lot of fun & Lord knows we get it done. 

Where: Eastern Pkwy Library 1044 Eastern Pkwy Bklyn 11213
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Requirements: The desire to have a great time as we have fun sharing some classic hits from these great artist's.
Date: June 18th & it's FREE!!
Joining me will be 
Camille Gainer Jones=Drums
Dave Brown= Guitar/Vocals
Larry Ross= Bass/Vocals
John F Adams= Keys/Vocals
L A Blacksmith= Sax/Vocals 

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Artists & Activists Nina Simone, Aretha, Stevie, Marvin, Curtis, Marley June 15th
Jun
15
2:30 PM14:30

Artists & Activists Nina Simone, Aretha, Stevie, Marvin, Curtis, Marley June 15th

Artists and Activists will feature info and songs from the catalog's of these great artists & more.

Come out be informed and enjoy their music performed by Jazz-Plus featuring


Larry Ross= Bass/Vocals
John F. Adams Keys/Vocals
Leroy Chisolm Drums
Stacia Hobdy Vocals
L A Blacksmith Sax/Vocals 

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L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE & BOB MARLEY
May
30
5:00 PM17:00

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE & BOB MARLEY

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE! JAZZ-PLUS take’s you on their time machine and share some of the hits of these artists like “WERE A WINNER, ”PEOPLE GET READY”“SUPERSTITION” “SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED” “WHAT’S GOIN ON” “MERCY MERCY ME” “LET’S GET IT ON” “THREE LIL BIRDS” DON’T WORRY,BE HAPPY”

Brooklyn Public Libraries are wheelchair accessible so bring your seniors out to enjoy a fun afternoon of sight and sound! 

Jazz-Plus member’s

Larry Ross Bass & Vocals

John F Adams Keys & Vocals

L A BlackSmith Sax & Vocals

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L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!
May
22
6:00 PM18:00

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE! JAZZ-PLUS take’s you on their time machine and share some of the hits of these artists like “WERE A WINNER, IM SO PROUD,””PEOPLE GET READY”“SUPERSTITION” “SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED” “SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE” “WHAT’S GOIN ON” “MERCY MERCY ME” “LET’S GET IT ON” & MORE

Brooklyn Public Libraries are wheelchair accessible so bring your seniors out to enjoy a fun afternoon of sight and sound! 

Jazz-Plus member’s

Larry Ross Bass & Vocals

John F Adams Keys & Vocals

L A BlackSmith Sax & Vocals

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L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus @ SugarHill Supper Club in Bklyn Nostrand & Dekalb Ave's
May
6
7:00 PM19:00

L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus @ SugarHill Supper Club in Bklyn Nostrand & Dekalb Ave's

I Love it when I get to play in my backyard & I look to give my audience’s a little special seasoning & home cooking at SugarHill’s.

We’ll be doing (2) shows that night so get there early and enjoy the delicious Southern Cuisine. Then you’ll get to Smile, Sing & Dance as we Entertain you, Groove you & Share our musical versatility with you.

$10 cover

Joining me that evening will be

Larry Ross= Bass & Vocals

Camille Gainer Jones=Drums

James Preston=Keys

L A Blacksmith= Sax, Flute, & Vocals

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L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!
Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE! JAZZ-PLUS take’s you on their time machine and share some of the hits of these artists like “WERE A WINNER, IM SO PROUD,””PEOPLE GET READY”“SUPERSTITION” “SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED” “SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE” “WHAT’S GOIN ON” “MERCY MERCY ME” “LET’S GET IT ON” & MORE

Brooklyn Public Libraries are wheelchair accessible so bring your seniors out to enjoy a fun afternoon of sight and sound! 

Jazz-Plus member’s

Larry Ross Bass & Vocals

John F Adams Keys & Vocals

L A BlackSmith Sax & Vocals

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L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!
Mar
18
4:00 PM16:00

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE! JAZZ-PLUS take’s you on their time machine and share some of the hits of these artists like “WERE A WINNER, IM SO PROUD,””PEOPLE GET READY”“SUPERSTITION” “SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED” “SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE” “WHAT’S GOIN ON” “MERCY MERCY ME” “LET’S GET IT ON” & MORE

Brooklyn Public Libraries are wheelchair accessible so bring your seniors out to enjoy a fun afternoon of sight and sound! 

Jazz-Plus member

Larry Ross Bass & Vocals

John F Adams Keys & Vocals Will be joining me for the fun.

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L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!
Feb
21
4:00 PM16:00

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE!

L A BLACKSMITH & JAZZ-PLUS PRESENT THE SOUNDS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD, STEVIE WONDER & MARVIN GAYE! JAZZ-PLUS take’s you on their time machine and share some of the hits of these artists like “WERE A WINNER, IM SO PROUD,””PEOPLE GET READY”“SUPERSTITION” “SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED” “SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE” “WHAT’S GOIN ON” “MERCY MERCY ME” “LET’S GET IT ON” & MORE

Brooklyn Public Libraries are wheelchair accessible so bring your seniors out to enjoy a fun afternoon of sight and sound! 

Jazz-Plus member

Larry Ross Bass & Vocals

John F Adams Keys & Vocals Will be joining me for the fun.

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L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus will be Jazzy @ Langston Hughes Library
Dec
13
5:30 PM17:30

L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus will be Jazzy @ Langston Hughes Library

Yes I’ll be swinging and We B Jazzin it up at the Beautiful Langston Hughes Library Dec 13th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Joining me will be Patsy Grant on Vocals, Camille Gainer Jones=Drums, Dave Jones=Bass, James Preston=Keys. If you’re looking for something to do, well do it with us.Free!!!

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DEC.12TH The Proper is Back @ the American Legion Post 483
Dec
12
8:00 PM20:00

DEC.12TH The Proper is Back @ the American Legion Post 483

For over a decade the Manhattan Proper was a place where musicians & vocalists could/would come and sit in and hone their craft and folks comfortably networked in a grown folk environment.
Well the Creative Jazz Organization would like to make that happen again for Queens.
Dec. 12th from 8pm to 11pm
American Legion (Post 483) 240-08 135th Ave in Rosedale 11422

Performing Musicians Free & a Meal
General Public $15/w Free Meal
WHERE THE HELL YA GONNA BEAT THAT DEAL?
COME JOIN US Travis Milner=Keys Larry Ross=Bass Shinya Miyamoto=Drums & L A =Sax

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C.J.O. Presents a Special Tribute & Fundraiser for Wayne Holmes
Sep
19
8:00 PM20:00

C.J.O. Presents a Special Tribute & Fundraiser for Wayne Holmes

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WHEN:SEPTEMBER 19TH 2018


WHERE:AMERICAN LEGION HALL POST 483


ADDRESS: 240-08 135TH AVENUE ROSEDALE NY 11422


TIME8PM TILL 11PM

To all Musicians, Friends & love ones, this night we invite you to come out to Share Music, Stories, & Jam in the name of Wayne, lets give our brother the musical sendoff he would be proud of & bless his family. Be there to see the Proclamation awarded to his family. Wayne was there for us all when we needed his support, now his family could use ours.
Hosting that night will be Jeff Sheloff & L A Blacksmith 

Musicians: $10 includes a meal an water. Non Musicians $20 includes the  same

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L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus at the Queens Courthouse
Aug
23
12:45 PM12:45

L A Blacksmith & Jazz-Plus at the Queens Courthouse

On Thursday August 23rd I'll have my group Jazz-Plus featuring
John Adams, Larry Ross, Glenn Gibson, Camille Gainer Jones, L A Blacksmith
with me and we'll be bringing some fabulous sounds that Afternoon, and performing MoJustice Mo Peace. Come join us as we get musical on the political steps of the courthouse.


Time: 12:45pm to 2:15
Place: Suphin Blcd Supreme Court House
Address:  88-11 Suphin Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11435

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I'LL BE WITH WAYNE HOLMES AS HE DOES THE GENIUS "RAY CHARLES"
Jul
24
8:00 PM20:00

I'LL BE WITH WAYNE HOLMES AS HE DOES THE GENIUS "RAY CHARLES"

Frank Sinatra called Ray Charles "the only true genius in show business." Rolling Stone ranked him No. 10 on their list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time." Beginning in the early '50s, Charles helped create the genre of soul music while racking up a string of hits including "Hit the Road Jack," "Bye Bye Love," "I Got a Woman," "Georgia on My Mind" and many more. Now, in Genius: The Music of Ray Charles, Wayne Holmes recreates the legend, right down to his dark glasses, trademark grin, body language and, of course, Charles' infectious music. A 90-minute concert of rock, blues and gospel music that sounds like Charles himself is up on stage. Holmes fills the big shoes of Ray Charles, complete with dark glasses, an ocean-wide grin and a mastery of Charles' signature body language.

IF THE WEATHER ISN'T PERMITTING AND OUTSIDE PERFORMANCE THE SHOW WILL GO ON AT THE GRACE NECK SENIOR CENTER UP THE BLOCK ON GRACE AVE.

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