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RADIO

Capital Public Radio Interviews Tony Adamo

Capital Public Radio Interviews Tony Adamo

By Gary Vercelli, Capital Public Radio Jazz Music Director (Sacramento, CA) Jazz and the spoken word have always had a symbiotic relationship. Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti pioneered the beat poet landscape of the ‘50’s and ‘60’s. But what of modern day offerings in this genre? Tony Adamo has been described as a beatnik ...

RADIO

The Evolution Of Hipness With Gary G. Vercelli

The Evolution Of Hipness With Gary G. Vercelli

By Beth Ruyak We travel to the Crocker Art Museum for this week’s Sound Advice with CapRadio's jazz music director Gary Vercelli. “Cosmic Rays” by Charlie Parker Charlie Parker and other cutting edge bebop musicians had a profound influence on the beat poets. Parker was idolized by Kerouac and Ginsberg and Kerouac’s spontaneous prose was likened ...

TV / FILM

Premiere Of "Killer Heels"

Premiere Of "Killer Heels"

Executive producers, W. Mark Dendy and Jimena Bautista, invite you to the World Premiere of Killer Heels, a film deemed sexy, jazzy, and provocative, February 24, 2016, at Beatnik Studios in jny: Sacramento, California, as part of Fashion On Film, the Capital region's premiere showcase for fashion media. The event occurs during SACRAMENTO FASHION WEEK and ...

EVENT

Producer Orrin Keepnews To Be Honored At A Memorial Concert At Yoshi's, Oakland, Nov. 29

Producer Orrin Keepnews To Be Honored At A Memorial Concert At Yoshi's, Oakland, Nov. 29

When Orrin Keepnews passed away at his El Cerrito home on March 1, the day before his 92nd birthday, he left behind an unparalleled legacy as a jazz producer, advocate, and entrepreneur. Keepnews’s brilliant career spanned more than 60 years, during which time he founded three forward-thinking labels (Riverside, Milestone, Landmark) and produced hundreds of major ...

EVENT

Dave Bass Says: Go Inside And Outside

Dave Bass Says: Go Inside And Outside

After the 2015 release of Dave Bass’ NYC Sessions (Whaling City Sound), pianist and composer Dave Bass learned quickly how the venue influences the performance. “When we played at a traditional jazz club like Kitano in NYC, we could bring vocalist Karrin Allyson plus a quartet and make a big sound. But smaller gigs at places ...

PERFORMANCE / TOUR

World's Leading Performer Of Hybrid Sitar/Guitar Todd Mosby Tours California With Michael Manring & Henry Kaiser

World's Leading Performer Of  Hybrid Sitar/Guitar Todd Mosby Tours California With Michael Manring & Henry Kaiser

St. Louis based composer, inventor and recording artist Todd Mosby performs genre-defying music—a blend of jazz, classical, and traditional Indian—for over 35 years. The contemporary acoustic guitarist is the ONLY guitarist worldwide, outside of the royal family in India, whose mastered the 20-stringed Imrat Sitar. Todd makes his second of seven tour appearances—When Music Worlds Collide—at ...

PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Sierra Jazz Society January Concert With Faculty And Students

Grass Valley jazz: Bill Douglass leads the musical lineup including John Girton, Kit Bailey, Nora Nausbaum, Al Bent and SJS students. Our special guests are jazz vocalist Beth Duncan and jazzharpist Motoshi Kosako. We'll serve complimentary Coffee and cookies. Join us on January 19 at 2 pm for the last in our Winter Concert series. Venue ...

PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Sierra Jazz Society Concert Series With Faculty And Students

Sierra Jazz Society Presents our second concert in our Winter Concert series. It's Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 2 p.m. the location is Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains at 246 S. Church St., Grass Valley. Bill Douglass leads the faculty, friends and students of Sierra Jazz Society in a concert full of variety and wonderful ...

RECORDING

"The Singing Saxstress Of Soul'"- Ava Lemert Set To Light Up Music World With Her New Album: "12welve"

"The Singing Saxstress Of Soul'"- Ava Lemert Set To Light Up Music World With Her New Album: "12welve"

Universal Motown Digital (UniMO) is proud to announce Ava Lemert's new album, “12welve" is now available for instant download from Amazon mp3 for $8.99 or for just $9.99 iTunes will include an exclusive full-size, full-color six-page digital CD booklet designed by Ava herself. California-based soul vocalist/saxophonist Ava Lemert's latest CD project was mastered by Pete Maher, ...

EVENT

37th Sacramento Jazz Festival & Jubilee

37th Sacramento Jazz Festival & Jubilee

Over 70 bands in 24 venues; 450 sets of live music over the 4-day Memorial Day Weekend! Classic New Orleans jazz and swing, Dixieland, blues, zydeco, Latin, Western Swing, plus gospel sets on Sunday morning. Special events

FEATURED ARTISTS: Bob Wilber, Molly Ringwald, Bill Allred, Nicki Parrott, Tom Hook, Jon Erik-Kellso, Bob Schulz, Bria Skonberg, Allan ...


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