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Archive for August, 2011

Taylor Hicks Headlines Flora-Bama Beach Blowout Sept 3

It’s white sand beach, warm sun, and cold beer.  It’s the surf at your toes, a football in your hand, music and laughter in the air.  It’s a last chance at summer, and a nice-to-meet-ya to fall.

The Flora-Bama Lounge & Package has announced a beach concert and all day party for Saturday, September 3.  American Idol season 5 winner Taylor Hicks will headline the musical entertainment, with perennial favorites Rollin’ in the Hay and Spoonful James also scheduled to perform. Read more

Tales of Telluride, Taylor Hicks and All That Jazz: Part 2

Recap and photos from the 35th Telluride Jazz Celebration by Louise Uznanski and Richard Uznanski for TaylorHicksNews.

“C’mon hurry-up, the Jazz Fest is about to start!”, said the golden-doodle.

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Tales of Telluride, Taylor Hicks and All That Jazz: Part 1

Recap of Telluride’s Jazz Celebration held August 5-8, 2011 by Louise Uznanski.  Photos courtesy of Richard Uznanski and Louise Uznanski for TaylorHicksNews.

The many thousands came for the scenery, the great food but most of all the chance to enjoy the summer weather from morning til night while being serenaded by some of the finest Jazz acts in the country.  And enjoy they did. Record crowds, young and old came to Telluride for the 35th Jazz Celebration.

 

 

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Taylor Hicks, LMBO, Lisa Haley at Telluride: Taylor Goes Zydeco

Part Three of Three Parts: Taylor Hicks, Little Memphis Blues Orchestra and Lisa Haley perform ‘Seven Mile Breakdown’ recap by Louise Uznanski. Photos contributed by Richard Uznanski and Louise Uznanski.

A huge thank you to THN, Telluride Jazz Celebration and Todd A. and his staff at Telluride Jazz for being so welcoming and for the opportunity to be part of the media team for the three day Telluride Jazz Celebration. Casey and Eric and Dennis, too! You all made our time in Telluride a weekend to remember. We’ll be back! Read more

Taylor Hicks and LMBO at Telluride Jazz Celebration: Part Two

Part Two of Three Parts: Taylor Hicks and Little Memphis Blues Orchestra at Telluride Jazz Celebration by Louise Uznanski. Photos by Richard and Louise Uznanski

The shiny, black Taylor guitar was raised as a final emphasis to the end of a song. Later, the black guitar would turn to gold as the sun set on the mountains surrounding Town Park. Read more

Taylor Hicks at Telluride Jazz Celebration: Rocky Mountain ‘High’lights

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Taylor Hicks at Telluride: Day Two: Jazz, a Legend, All Stars and Marching Bands

Review of Day 2 at Telluride Jazz Celebration written by Louise Uznanski. Photos contributed by Richard Uznanski and Louise Uznanski.

Highlights of Day 2 at Telluride included sets by the legendary honored performer Paquito D’Rivera, The Telluride Student All Star Jazz Ensemble, Voodoo Orchestra, March Fourth Marching Band, Walter, Roberts and Deitch, the gorgeous weather and the awesome crowds.  Read more

Taylor Hicks at Telluride: First Day Offers Music for All Tastes

Review of the first day of Telluride Jazz Celebration contributed by Louise Uznanski.  Photos by Louise Uznanski and Richard Uznanski. Come back for more updates as the Celebration continues.

Watch the live stream of today’s interviews and performances, including Taylor’s interview at 3:45 pm MT and his show at 7:00 pm MT, at ontapblog.wordpress.com. Telluride Jazz Celebration will supply the live stream and TaylorHicksNews will join in with a large viewing screen and live chat for fans to enjoy Telluride’s live programming. Read more

Live Stream Recording: Taylor Hicks at Telluride Jazz Celebration Aug 6, 2011

Direct from Telluride, Colorado, select artist interviews and performances were streamed live during the 35th annual Jazz Celebration, August 5-7, 2011.  The following video recording of Taylor Hicks and The Little Memphis Blues Orchestra at Telluride was broadcast live on Saturday, August 6.  To watch the recording, left click on the small arrow (next to the volume control) at the bottom of the video player.

The full schedule of live interviews and performances enjoyed during the weekend is detailed below. Read more

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