Special Bobby Hutcherson Broadcast Saturday @ 3am on 89.9 KCRW.com

LD and Bobby

Hello Beautiful Jazz People!

We have lost a tremendous radiant being. Bobby has meant so much to me in my career as a musician, father figure and friend. Of course his vibraphone resonates throughout the Universe but, so does his smile, his laugh and his presence.

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Special 3hr Bobby Hutcherson Broadcast

Listen Live

Saturday August 20th

(Late Friday Night/Early Saturday Morning)

3am – 6am


Wherever you are in the world, Paris, London, Tokyo, Brazil, Chicago, Amsterdam I promise that if you tune in, you are going to hear some great music, some musicians talk about how Bobby influenced them and, you get to hear from Bobby himself from an interview we did way back in the day. Love, Laugh, Cry, LISTEN….

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Teddy Hutcherson, Bobby Hutcherson, McCoy Tyner, LeRoy Downs

A night to honor our beloved hero of the music, dear friend and sweetest man in Jazz!

Bobby Hutcherson 

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Aug 20th, 2016

Saturday Morning


3AM to 6am Pacific Standard Time

3 Hours of Progressive, Eclectic Jazz for you dome!


The Light is ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Jazz at Drew on Saturday Oct 16th!!!!

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Come out and ENJOY!!!

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Rest in Beautiful Peace Bobby


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Listen to The Jazzcat SLAMMING’ on KCRW.Com


Hello Beautiful Jazz People!

Are you ready for more love and music! The Jazzcat slinging’ that old school avant guard! Jazz presented at it’s finest! Click any picture and enjoy!

Saturday August 13th

3am – 6am


The Jazzcat sitting in for Bo Leibowitz spinning a menagerie of sonic brilliance and whippin’ up magic with lot of great music by the cats you know and some you don’t!


Bring your enthusiasm for sound and your blank canvas to listen to the colors of jazz unfold, blossom and enlighten! Come on you nocturnals, weather its wine or a cup of java, stay up and let’s jam together!


I’m just sayin’ tune in for a great night/morning of good music! As usual I have scoured my record collection and have selected way too many cd’s to carry into the studio but, they will for sure help me in carving out the most delectable sound experience for you!

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Aug 13th, 2016

Saturday Morning


3AM to 6am Pacific Standard Time

3 Hours of Progressive, Eclectic Jazz for you dome!


The Light is ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Listen to The Jazzcat July 29th show on KPFK! Beautiful Sound Experience!!!!


 Friday July 29th show was AWESOME!

Click any pic and enjoy!!!!


This music is so precious and I love all of our creative jazz monuments young and old. It is my duty to present the best in the music for an experience in sound!

Click it and Dig it !!!!!

Let’s spend some time together, I’ll spin and you enjoy. That sounds like a good deal!

Happy to once again be on the air at 90.7 FM KPFK. Click any pic and Listen Live!!

June 17, 2016 Show


90.7 FM or KPFK.ORG

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Special 1 Hour Episode of “The Jazz Creative” TONIGHT!! celebrating Miles Davis!

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Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin tear it up in the special 1hr episode of The Jazz Creative celebrating the legendary Miles Davis!


Friday June 24th

10pm PDT / 1am EDT

on the


Click here to find the Aspire channel in your area!

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You will see concert footage from the “Miles in May” performance at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza and inteviews with Terrace and Robert as well as dancers Debbie Allen and former wife Frances Taylor Davis!


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The Jazz Creative and All Music Television Partner in Community-Wide Celebration #Miles90, Hosted by Baldwin Hills Crenshaw

LOS ANGELES— GRAMMY-nominated producer/musician Terrace Martin will join GRAMMY-winning jazz pianist Robert Glasper for a tribute to Miles Davis on May 19, hosted by Baldwin Hills Crenshaw in partnership with The Jazz Creative and All Music Television. The celebration honors internationally renowned music icon Miles Davis in recognition of what would have been his 90th birthday on May 26.

Terrace-Martin-grammyThe music, art, and cultural festivities feature Terrace Martin, who will perform a special Miles Davis tribute. Martin is one of the key collaborators on Kendrick Lamar’s multi-GRAMMY award-winning album To Pimp A ButterflyRobertGlasper Robert Glasper, who scored theMiles Ahead soundtrack and produced the forthcoming “re-imagined” interpretations of Davis’s music titled Everything’s Beautiful (out May 27) featuring Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu and Bilal among others, will also participate in a behind-the-scenes interview. Additional young contemporary artists will also honor and celebrate Davis during #Miles90. Visuals will be provided by jazz portrait artist Jazmin Hicks, whose work will be on display throughout the event.

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The Jazz Creative is a weekly television series dedicated to jazz and blues hosted on All Music Television, among the most relevant and popular jazz websites.


Baldwin Hills Crenshaw, located in South Los Angeles, has long been referred to as the “Harlem of the West” and is known for fostering local and touring musicians since the 1930s. As host of #Miles90, BHC celebrates the region’s rich history as the epicenter of jazz music on the West Coast. The event is part of Baldwin Hills Crenshaw’s commitment to providing music, art and entertainment programing that reflects the culture of the region and infuses energy into the Crenshaw Corridor.


#Miles90 closely follows the national theatrical release of the feature film Miles Ahead, starring Don Cheadle, who also made his directorial debut based on an original screenplay co-written with Steven Baigelman.


WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2016
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


WHERE: Baldwin Hills Crenshaw
Macy’s Bridge
3650 West Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008

WHAT: Free community event celebrating music icon Miles Davis with behind-the-scenes interviews by Host DJ Moonbaby and more.


WHO: Two-time GRAMMY-winning artist Robert Glasper and GRAMMY-nominated producer Terrace Martin; Jazz Portrait Artist Jazmin Hicks;

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The Jazz Creative Host  LeRoy Downs “The Jazzcat”; GRAMMY Pro Buzzing’ Curator DJ Moonbaby/Moonbaby Media The Bridge; All Music Television; Fusicology, Digital Media Partner; Hosted by Baldwin Hills Crenshaw.

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Come Celebrate an Entire Day of Music on June 21st. Make Music LA Day!!!

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Over 200 Free Outdoor Music Making Events to be Held across Los Angeles when Make Music LA will return for its 5th year with a wild and wonderful mix of over 200 free, outdoor musical events on Tuesday, June 21!  Make Music Day LA is part of Make Music Day, a global music celebration that takes place on the summer solstice each year and brings people of all ages and skill levels together to make music. This year, 36 U.S. cities – nearly twice as many as last year and the entire state of Vermont will host thousands of Make Music performances across the country as part of the world’s largest annual music event.

Make Music Day began in France in 1982 as the Fete de la Musique, and it has since spread to over 700 cities across 120 countries. Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music concerts are performed by anyone who wants to take part and enjoyed by everyone who wants to attend. From classical to folk, hip, hop to opera, Latin jazz, storefronts, and other public spaces on the longest day of the Last year over 200 concerts were given for Make Music LA, and even more are expected this year. Highlights of Make Music LA will include Mass Appeal events where the public is invited to bring their instruments.

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This year will feature Brit Rodriguez leading Ukulele events, Tony White leading a Conn-Selmer, PBone Mini event, and Tom Nolan leading the Harmonica Mass Appeal events. Locations will be posted on the MakeMusicLA.org website along with musical performances in locations such as Downtown LA, South LA, Santa Monica, Monterey Park, and Pacoima among others.


Any musician, amateur or professional, young or old, is invited to take part by signing up at MakeMusicLA.org. Registration closes June 15th. Likewise, businesses, buildings, schools, churches, and other institutions can visit the website to offer their outdoor spaces as concert locations.

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A full schedule of events will be posted at MakeMusicLA.org in late May.


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As Part of Annual Global Celebration!!


About Make Music Day


Held annually on June 21, Make Music Day is part of the international Fete de la Musique, taking place in 700 cities across 120 countries. The daylong, musical free-
for-all music in all its forms, encouraging people to band together and play in free public concerts. This year, 36 U.S. cities and the entire state of Vermont are organizing Make Music Celebrations, encompassing thousands of music making opportunities nationwide. Make Music Day is presented by the NAMM Foundation and coordinated by the nonprofit Make Music Alliance.

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Listen and Love Jazz with LeRoy Downs 2 hours on 90.7 FM KPFK Friday June17th Show


Friday June 17th

8pm to 10pm 


A Special Blend of Jazz!!! Freedom you don’t hear anywhere else!

Let’s spend some time together, I’ll spin and you enjoy. That sounds like a good deal!

Happy to once again be on the air at 90.7 FM KPFK. Click any pic and Listen!!

June 17, 2016 Show


90.7 FM or KPFK.ORG

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LeRoy Downs hosts Connie at Catalinas! Tuesday June 7 @ 8:30pm

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Don’t miss the Connie Han Trio featuring our one and only Bob Sheppard. When you want to know where to go and who to go check out, the music and the vitality of youth behind the power of the sound is right at your fingertips!

The Connie Han Trio

Featuring Bob Sheppard

Tuesday June 7th @ 8:30 Pm

Catalinas Bar and Grill!


It will be my pleasure to introduce to you one of Los Angeles’ finest young talents. Connie Han has been playing around town and is smoking’ up a storm. If you love jazz and want to be in the know, come on out and check out Connie Han and her Trio! Connie on piano, Chris Coangelo on bass and Bill Wysaske on drums featuring the one and only Bob Sheppard!!!



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Chris Coangelo and Bill Wysaske

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Barbara Brighton has dedicated decades to producing and featuring the best in her Young Talent Series!bCome out, have dinner and support your young jazz musicians tonight!! We are waiting for you!!!

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Click picture of Catalinas for directions!

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LD Spinning The JAZZ Creatively on KPFK Fri June 3rd Listen


Friday June 3rd

8pm to 10pm 


Click Jazzcat Pic and get 2 Hours of ExtraOrdinarySonicLove!!!

Happy to once again be on the air at 90.7 FM KPFK. Tune in this Friday

June 3, 2016

8pm – 10pm PST


90.7 FM or KPFK.ORG

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