“BACKSTAGE WITH BRUCE KLAUBER” December, 2014 Edition

December 1st, 2014

“BACKSTAGE WITH BRUCE KLAUBER” December, 2014 Edition The Big Casino In that I’ve been on the newspaper and magazine casino beat since gaming was legalized in Atlantic City on May 26, 1978, it seems fitting and proper to comment on the brouhaha surrounding the granting of a second casino license within the city limits. While [...]

“BACKSTAGE WITH BRUCE KLAUBER”: November, 2014

November 1st, 2014

A BARGAIN AT ANY PRICE It’s bargain basement time in Atlantic City and for good reason. With the closing of Revel, Showboat, Atlantic Club, and Trump Plaza hotel/casinos, properties are being sold for less than five cents on a dollar. The Toronto-based Brookfield Associates, which owns a casino in Vegas and in the Bahamas, has [...]

“BACKSTAGE” with Bruce Klauber: October, 2014 Edition

October 1st, 2014

“BACKSTAGE” with Bruce Klauber: October, 2014 Edition “Backstage” is a continuation of a column that has been published regionally, and syndicated nationally, since 1978. The column is intended to be a quirky and personal take—someone I once knew described it as “snarky,” whatever that means—on popular culture, books, news of our area’s arts scene, what [...]

“BACKSTAGE” COLUMN ARRIVES HERE AND ON FACEBOOK OCTOBER 1st

September 23rd, 2014

Take note: My long-running “Backstage” column, published regionally and syndicated nationally on and off since 1978, will now appear on or about the first of each month on the jazzlegends.com Facebook page and the jazzlegends.com web site. “Backstage” is a rather personal take on local and national pop culture via everything from Elvis sightings to [...]

JazzLegends.com Community Pages move to Facebook. Please join us there!

July 29th, 2014

Gene Krupa was once asked about his thoughts on “modern music.” His reply was, “I certainly believe in progress and modernism, but I do think it has to be presented and played carefully and intelligently.” The same thing could be applied to technology, which is why JazzLegends.com has kept its Community Pages open for such [...]

Remaining Pretty and Perky: The Return of Legendary Jazz Songstress Peggy King

August 29th, 2013

The legendary jazz songstress known as “pretty, perky Peggy King” had an impressive career before and after her mid-fifties tenure on George Gobel’s television program. Paying dues at the big band era’s end with the ensembles of Charlie Spivak and Ralph Flanagan, King learned her lessons well, parlaying her good looks, fine voice and flair [...]

Spammers Beware

July 20th, 2013

We are doing everything possible to delete these offensive spammers as quickly as possible. It is becoming a full time job, and it would be a terrible thing to close down the community pages, which have been so valuable to so many for so long.

JAZZLEGENDS.COM SPRING UPDATE!

April 26th, 2013

1. The Community Pages are important to JazzLegends.com. We need your donations to continue it and to continue to welcome members like Evan Shulman, son of Eddie Shu. I am spending at least one hour per day, seven days per week, deleting the spammers that seem to find the site attractive, in order to make [...]

URGENT AND CRUCIAL MESSAGE TO SPAMMERS

January 5th, 2013

Perhaps I should take it as a compliment that so many spammers want to sell their hair products, among other things, via the pages of JazzLegends.com. When I do my site devoted to men’s hair replacements, I’ll welcome them, but right now, if they–and they know who they are–continue, I can guarantee they will be [...]

Holiday Sale – All Digital Albums now only $5

December 21st, 2012

Click here to see all of our digital download albums