Footnotes Jazz is a San Francisco Bay Area jazz ensemble that showcases contemporary and original music
The group performs the music of contemporary writers such as Gordon Goodwin, Tom Kubis and Vince
addition to classics from Thad Jones, Duke Ellington and Sammy Nestico. Footnotes also features original
some local Bay Area composers such as Wayne Wallace, Rick Walsh, Tod Dickow, Howard Cespedes and their
pianist Paul Mernyk.
Footnotes Jazz rose from the ashes of the Foothill College Big Band program after budget cuts dismantled the