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Louis Hayes Quartet at Jazz Live San Diego Tuesday May 10 2011

Blog Name:Jazz Live

Blog Author:Vince Outlaw

Posted on:May 10, 2011

What an honor it is to have the great Jazz Drummer Louis Hayes on the Seville Theatre stage at San Diego City College for Jazz Live San Diego, Tuesday May 10, 2011 8 to 10 PM PT. I'm going to be Live blogging the show on Facebook ( and Twitter@Jazz88JazzLive (

Louis Hayes Quartet Soundcheck at Jazz Live San Diego - Show LIVE 8-10 PM PT 88.3 FM San Diego

To understand a little of the importance of tonight, Louis Hayes at age 18 replaced Art Blakey in Horace Silver's quintet when Hard Bop and Funk Bop and Soul Jazz were making a audience-centric directional turn from the BeBop era (with more experimental, exploratory, artist-centric, turns being made by Trace, Cecil, Ornette, and others). Louis was right there at this nexus. He played with Cannonball Adderly's Quintet on what has been called the first "soul-jazz" album, "The Cannonball Adderly Quintet Live in San Francisco" (which ushered in it's own era of music and live, audience-included, recording). Here are a few links that helped me:
Right on!