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George Kahn Jazz & Blues Revue, Celebrating Ten Years Of Path Ventures On September 14 At Vibiana In Downtown Los Angeles

George Kahn Jazz & Blues Revue, Celebrating Ten Years Of Path Ventures On September 14 At Vibiana In Downtown Los Angeles

When things get tough financially, very often it is a matter of circumstance, not a matter of choice—it could be an outsourced job, or a medical emergency, or a car accident when you have insufficient insurance. Whatever it is that takes you over that edge, things can happen when there are too many bills, too many ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Jazz Weekly And Scott Yanow Review Tony Adamo's Rain Man "Make It Rain Love My Way"

Jazz Weekly And Scott Yanow Review Tony Adamo's Rain Man "Make It Rain Love My Way"

I usually don’t review singles, but Tony Adamo is just so good to the bones that nothing he does can be ignored. Here, he teams up with Tower of Power keyboardist Roger Smith and with a team that is so loose that you have to get regular treatments from a chiropractor to dance to it. Adamo ...

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 ...

Steve Roach from California State University in Sacramento

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For the first installment of Jazz Goes to College, program director and trumpet player Dr. Steve Roach talks about the program at CSUS.

Steve is the co-founder of the Sacramento Jazz Orchestra, performs in university musicals, reproduced the Beatles' White Album as a fundraiser, and is an active member of the 4 Thought Trio. ...

NEWS: EVENT

Jazz Vocalist Julie Kelly Sings At D'Anbino Vineyards With The Marshall Otwell Trio Sunday Afternoon, September 17, 2017

Jazz Vocalist Julie Kelly Sings At D'Anbino Vineyards With The Marshall Otwell Trio Sunday Afternoon, September 17, 2017

Julie Kelly, one of the most respected jazz singers on the West Coast, will be bringing her considerable talents to D'Anbino Vineyards in Paso Robles, accompanied by the Marshall Otwell Trio on Sunday, September 17th with an afternoon performance from 4pm-6:30pm. Ms. Kelly, who was recently voted in the Top 10 for “Female Vocalist” in Downbeat Magazine’s ...

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 ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Amadou & Mariam At Stern Grove

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Amadou & Mariam With Ibibio Sound Machine
At Stern Grove
San Francisco, CA
August 6, 2017

The Grammy nominated couple Amadou & Mariam from Mali in West Africa, turned Sunday at Stern Grove into a massive outdoor dance hall with their intoxicating international “Afro Blues" rhythms. The popular ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Arturo Sandoval At Yoshi's Oakland

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Arturo Sandoval
Yoshi's Oakland
Oakland, CA
July 28, 2017

Celebrated ten time Grammy winner and 2015 Hispanic Heritage Award Recipient Arturo Sandoval packed Yoshi's Oakland for a galvanizing weekend of Afro Cuban jazz music. His picante hot group consisted of: pianist Kemuel Roig, drummer Johnny Friday, keyboardist Dave Siegel, bassist John Belzaguy, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Keystone Korner 45th Anniversary Celebration

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Keystone Korner 45th Anniversary Celebration
Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society
Half Moon Bay, CA
July 7-8, 2017

Fabled jazz venue Keystone Korner commemorated its 45th year anniversary in spectacular style during the first week of July 2017. Producer Todd Barkan not only assembled a superb cast of original Keystone stalwarts and young ...


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