The Chris Lougeay quartet plays Duke Ellington On July 25th, The Chris Lougeay quartet performed in San Diego, CA. In the band was Ian Harland -Vibes, Ashley Tickell – Vocals, Dean Hulett – Bass, and Matt Smith – Drums. The event was well attended on the bright and sunny Saturday afternoon. The jazz quartet
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The International Hustlers featured on Xcorps TV On July 17th, The International Hustlers kicked off the Imperial Beach Sun and Sea festival. The Friday night crowd came down to the IB pier to celebrate the night. The International Hustlers played two sets of their funky modern vintage sound. In the band was Chris Lougeay –
The International Hustlers will be performing at the Imperial Beach Farmer’s Market. On July 17th The International Hustlers will be bringing their signature modern vintage sound to Imperial Beach. Located in southern San Diego, the event happens the night before the famous sand castle festival. The band will start around 5pm and play till 7pm.
Interviewing Antar Martin. I first met Antar Martin when he was playing bass at the 98 Bottles Sunday Jam Session in San Diego, California. When I needed a sub for The International Hustlers, he agreed to come in a lay down some heavy grooves on electric bass. However, his main instrument is the acoustic upright
Dean Hulett teaches capoeira. Dean Hulett, known by his capoeira name Instrutor Estagiário Âncora, is a prominent jazz bassist on the San Diego music scene. Originally from Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Dean now resides in Barrio Logan. In addition to his masterful upright bass work, Dean has been active in the traditional Brazilian martial arts community known
Model Kristy Jessica releases her new video teaching models how to pose. Freelance model Kristy Jessica is busy finishing her first full length feature documentry, ‘Bring Something Sexy“. But she managed to squeeze in a short How To video on her youtube channel. Officially titeled ‘Glamour Posing: 3-step formula’, Kristy takes you through the basics of
The Chris Lougeay Quartet performance at Plaza Unplugged. On May 10th 2015, Mother’s Day, there was a special performance of The Chris Lougeay Quartet at the Plaza Unplugged series. The sun was shining for two sets of swinging music. Featuring the vocals of Ashley Taylor, and the vibraphone improvisation of Ian Harland.
Ty Kiernan Interview. Damn, do I love Ocean Beach. I wedged my SUV into the parking lot behind Hodads, and walked across Bacon street. The sounds of a raging band spilled out into the cool air. Soon after I saw Ty Kiernan coming across Bacon St. to join me. Ty plays congas, percussion, chekere, and
ANW Compound Makoto Nagano 長野 誠 is a legend. He is one of three people in the entire world to complete Japanese obstacle course at Mount Midoriyama. Known in Japan as ‘Sasuke‘, we here in America were exposed to the program known as Ninja Warrior. It is a series of obstacles that defeat leagues of
The Ian Harland Interview. Ian Harland is a hard guy to get ahold of. Spreading his time between many musical projects, maintaining a successful lesson studio, and networking leaves little time for cool guy interviews. I cornered him a week or so ago after a rehearsal and forced him to answer some questions for all