December 20, 1986 |
Almost 18 years have passed since Louis and Monique Aldebert, having moved to Los Angeles, developed their unique vocal duo sound and built their bilingual backlog of original songs. At Alfonse's Thursday evening they offered evidence that although mass popularity has eluded them, they have not compromised.
July 18, 1992 |
Electronic instruments have forever changed the lives of Louis and Monique Aldebert. For a long time, the husband and wife pair worked mostly duo and trio gigs. He played piano and sang, she sang also, and they sounded, well, like two people singing. But the Aldeberts, who are both French and were both part of the famed Double Six of Paris vocal sextet in Europe in the late '50s and early '60s, wanted more voices in their presentation.
August 25, 1988
September Song in Compton will be a jazz tune. The city and Musicians Local 47 will present a series of free noon concerts every Thursday during the month. Concerts will be in the amphitheater of the Civic Center Mall, starting next Thursday with jazz and blues pianist Rose Gales and her quintet. Sponsors of the jazz series are C.J.'s Pizza and First Choice Travel. Guests can bring lunches or buy pizza at the outdoor event. Sept.
November 28, 2001
Pop/Rock Chava Alberstein (Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.,  440-4500). Alberstein, a long-tenured Israeli artist, has 50 albums to her credit, including "The Well," a collection of 20th century Yiddish poems she and the Klezmatics put to music. 8 p.m. Delbert McClinton (The Roxy, 9009 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood,  278-9457). McClinton wants to convince audiences that the blues are "Nothing Personal." 8 p.m. Theater "Bordertown" (Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N.
November 13, 1990 |
It's hard to believe that anyone would turn down the opportunity to listen to quality acoustic jazz in a pleasant, highly civilized environment. But, sad to say, that's what seems to be happening Sunday afternoons from 4 to 7 at the Westwood Marquis Hotel and Gardens jazz series. Sunday's sparsely attended program, for example, featured guitarist Tom Rotella, playing with pianist Louis Aldebert, drummer Bob Leatherbarrow and bassist Dominick Genova.
September 28, 1990 |
There have been many changes at KLON, the Southland's major non-commercial jazz station at 88.1 FM, and there'll be more. For starters, the station has hired Chuck Niles and Sam Fields, two 20-year-plus veterans of the L.A. jazz airwaves. The jocks were last heard on KKJZ-AM (540), which last Friday changed format, going from all-jazz to the all-classical programming which has been heard on its sister station, KKGO-FM (105.1), since January 1.