Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsRolf Ericson
IN THE NEWS

Rolf Ericson

FEATURED ARTICLES
ENTERTAINMENT
May 24, 1990 | LEONARD FEATHER
Rolf Ericson, one of the all-time, all-encompassing masters of jazz trumpet, has given up his world travels and settled in Los Angeles, where he played a break-in date Tuesday at the Biltmore's Grand Avenue Bar. The Stockholm-born veteran, who has enjoyed long residences in Scandinavia and Germany, apologized for his accent.
ARTICLES BY DATE
ENTERTAINMENT
May 30, 1990 | LEONARD FEATHER
The Rolf Ericson story has the makings of a bulky book, if not a TV miniseries. A fluent and sensitive master of the trumpet and fluegelhorn, he has achieved a unique backlog of credits through a rare mix of talent and adaptability.
Advertisement
ENTERTAINMENT
May 30, 1990 | LEONARD FEATHER
The Rolf Ericson story has the makings of a bulky book, if not a TV miniseries. A fluent and sensitive master of the trumpet and fluegelhorn, he has achieved a unique backlog of credits through a rare mix of talent and adaptability.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 24, 1990 | LEONARD FEATHER
Rolf Ericson, one of the all-time, all-encompassing masters of jazz trumpet, has given up his world travels and settled in Los Angeles, where he played a break-in date Tuesday at the Biltmore's Grand Avenue Bar. The Stockholm-born veteran, who has enjoyed long residences in Scandinavia and Germany, apologized for his accent.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 19, 1991 | LEONARD FEATHER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It's Jazz at the Bowl time again, and to a great extent that phrase has become synonymous with Mel Torme. On Wednesday evening, the jazz world's pre-eminent singer-composer-drummer made his 15th consecutive summer appearance at the Hollywood Bowl.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 1995 | BILL KOHLHAASE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When describing his own career, trumpeter Maynard Ferguson likes to cite the famous Duke Ellington quote: "The orchestra is my instrument." Though many might argue with him--after all, Ferguson is probably best known for his soaring trumpet tones and an ability to hit, and hold, sky-high notes--Ferguson is one musician who practically began his career leading a band. As a teen-ager growing up in Montreal in the 1940s, he led a group that opened for all the American big bands that came through.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 21, 1997 | Don Heckman, Don Heckman is The Times' jazz writer
A "soft year" is the way 1997 is being described by people around the record business. And when it's soft for mega-selling pop music, it's soft for smaller categories such as jazz and classical music.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|