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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, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Singer, Songwriter, Composer And Arranger Carolyn Fitzhugh Releases Her Long Awaited Debut CD!

Singer, Songwriter, Composer And Arranger Carolyn Fitzhugh Releases Her Long Awaited Debut CD!

Chicago native Carolyn Fitzhugh has released her debut CD Simply Amazing and one listen to any one of her exhilarating vocal performances and you're sure to be left spellbound as her many adoring fans have been left again and again! Carolyn Fitzhugh grew in a home that was filled with the aroma of a diverse assortment ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

The music community helps its own

The music community helps its own

One of the latest instances involves West Coast bassist Marc van Wageningen. He and drummer David Garibaldi were injured severely on January 12 when struck by an Amtrak train while were walking to a Tower of Power performance at Yoshi’s in Oakland CA. Marc VW, a 30-year fixture on the Bay Area’s jazz, funk and Latin music ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet at the Library of Congress

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The Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet
The Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.
May 20, 2017

Although he only has two major label releases to his name, Ambrose Akinmusire has established himself as one of the most exciting trumpet players in recent years. The last appearance he made on a recording was Wolfgang Muthspiel's ...

NEWS: EVENT

King Crimson To Tour North America Summer 2017 In Support Of Forthcoming Live Ep "Heroes"

King Crimson To Tour North America Summer 2017 In Support Of Forthcoming Live Ep "Heroes"

Seminal rock band King Crimson begins their 2017 North American tour with the summer leg including a 17-show run spanning June 11 to July 10. The “Radical Action Tour 2017” will begin at jny: Seattle's Moore Theatre on June 11. The tour will run through cities Saratoga, jny: Oakland, jny: San Diego, jny: Los Angeles, jny: ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Peter Michael Escovedo & Friends At The Empress Theatre

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Peter Michael Escovedo & Friends
Empress Theatre
Voices From The Heart: The Marc VW Benefit
Vallejo, CA
March 29, 2017

Peter Michael Escovedo (Kenny G) organized a stellar line up of Bay Area musicians and much more for Voices From The Heart: The Marc VW Benefit ...

NEWS: OPINION

Ghostship Fire: Mourn The Dead, Fight Like Hell For The Living

Ghostship Fire: Mourn The Dead, Fight Like Hell For The Living

In this recent article, Marc Ribot explores how the tragedy at jny: Oakland's GhostShip lofts is indicative of a broader issue concerning the marginalization of working artists. Guest post by Marc Ribot on The Trichordist Marc Ribot is an American Musician and a member of NYC artists rights group MusiciansACTION musiciansaction.org. The initial horror evoked by Oakland’s GhostShip fire is now ...

NEWS: WEBSITE

Find Out Who is Playing Where and When with Jazz Near You

Find Out Who is Playing Where and When with Jazz Near You

What is Jazz Near You? Jazz Near You is an event discovery and event distribution platform consisting of a website, an app, a weekly eblast, and a series of RSS feeds and widgets, and is designed to help jazz presenters and musicians promote their shows while alerting concert goers to events near them. Building Partnerships Jazz Near You has ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jonathan Butler at Yoshi's

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Jonathan Butler
Yoshi's
Oakland, CA
October 27, 2016

Serious Bay Area fans braved heavily snarled traffic on this rainy dark Thursday night for the second set of renowned South African guitarist Jonathan Butler. Now living in warm Southern California, Butler and his potent band flew in the same day for a two night stand ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Smokin'! Amoeba Gets License To Sell Weed Alongside Music

Smokin'! Amoeba Gets License To Sell Weed Alongside Music

In what looks to be an ideal marketing pairing, Berkeley CA based record store Amoeba Music will soon be complimenting its traditional musical offerings with marijuana, hopefully helping to keep another brick and mortar record store's doors open. Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 In what seems to be a match made in heaven, the Amoeba ...


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