Clifford Brown

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Matt Slocum's Five Favorite Jazz Drummers

    Drummer/composer Matt Slocum isn't from Los Angeles, but he has certainly made a mark here. Arriving from Minnesota in the early aughts, Slocum attended USC, studying jazz and playing with musicians like Walter Smith III and Gerald Clayton along the way. He is now one of America's pre-eminent young ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Tomorrow: Sonny Rollins at OCPAC

    Jazz has few living legends from its halycon days. Sure, there are some modern players (the Marsalis brothers come to mind) who picked up the torch when it was passed to them, but as far as 100 percent legit dudes from back in the day, the list is very short.Luckily for Orange County, Sonny Rollins, ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 26, 2004

    Fall of the Legend

    George Herms comes to Costa Mesa, tries to make rent

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    This Means War!

    In search of some really good acid jazz