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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Anat Cohen Tentet at SFJAZZ

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Anat Cohen Tentet
SFJAZZ
San Francisco, CA
December 3, 2017

An evening with clarinetist extraordinaire Anat Cohen is an unforgettable experience. Residents of San Francisco were fortunate to see Cohen and her Tentet at SFJAZZ on a cool Sunday evening. A native of Tel Aviv, the 38-year-old Cohen studied ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Listening For The Secret: The Grateful Dead And The Politics Of Improvisation

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Listening For The Secret: The Grateful Dead And The Politics Of Improvisation
Ulf Olsson
184 Pages
ISBN: 978-0520286641
University of California Press
2017

The Grateful Dead, possibly the most heavily documented band ever, was under one form of microscope or another from its inception in Palo Alto, California in ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

James Mahone at SFJAZZ

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James Mahone
SFJAZZ
The Music of Booker Little
San Francisco, CA
November 16, 2017

Way back in the early 1960s, a major new composer and trumpeter emerged on the scene, teamed up with extraordinary jazz musicians such as Reggie Workman, Julian Priester, Max Roach, Ron Carter and Eric Dolphy to ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

John Beasley’s Monk’estra At SFJAZZ

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John Beasley's Monk'estra
SFJAZZ
Thelonious Monk Centennial Celebration
San Francisco, CA
October 15, 2017

The double Grammy nominated Monk'estra big band lead by conductor/arranger and pianist John Beasley performed Sunday night in SFJAZZ's spacious Miner Auditorium. Released in September of this year, Beasley's Monk'estra Vol. 2 (Mack Avenue Records, 2017) ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Redwood City Salsa Festival 2017

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Redwood City Civic Center
10th Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival 2017
Redwood City, CA
September 29-30, 2017

The always fun and entertaining Redwood City Salsa Festival took place Saturday in the mid peninsula city's lively downtown core. There were three music stages: The Court House (Salsa main stage), ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Impressions of Monterey Jazz Festival 2017: MJF At 60

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Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey County Fairgrounds
Monterey, CA
September 15-17, 2017

The 60th edition of the long running Monterey Jazz Festival 2017 was well received. This year boldly continued the MJF's opulent tradition of presenting a special blend of fantastic jazz and other music genres in a casual ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

"A Love Supreme" with Ravi Coltrane

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A Love Supreme: John Coltrane Celebration
SFJAZZ
San Francisco, CA
September 23, 2017

“It's one of his great, great records... The music and creative expression that came from John, it's overwhelming--you know, to think of what he was able to achieve with this brass tube with buttons on it." ...

ARTICLE: IN PICTURES
ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

WAR with Malo At Stern Grove

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WAR with Malo
Stern Grove
Stern Grove Summer Festival 2017
San Francisco, CA
August 13, 2017

WAR, led by Lonnie Jordan rolled into Stern Grove to an enthusiastically packed house, and fired up the faithful with all cylinders working smoothly on a relatively cool Sunday afternoon. The gold and platinum ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Superstar Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana To Release New Summer Single "Fun, Party, Splash" Feat. Carlos Santana & Produced By Narada Michael Walden

Superstar Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana To Release New Summer Single "Fun, Party, Splash" Feat. Carlos Santana & Produced By Narada Michael Walden

The past few months have been a blur for Cindy Blackman Santana, who is currently touring and performing with her husband Carlos Santana, is featured as a vocalist, drummer, and songwriter on Power of Peace, the new Santana/Isley Brothers collaboration, and has been busy touring with her own band and recording tracks in the studio with ...


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