Home » Search Center » Results: walter atkins

Results for "walter atkins"

Advanced search options

32

Article: Live Review

Lizz Wright at Yoshi's Oakland

Read "Lizz Wright at Yoshi's Oakland" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Lizz Wright Yoshi's Oakland Oakland CA June 29, 2022 The accomplished vocalist and songwriter Lizz Wright introduced an exceptional blend of gospel, folk and jazz genres to an exuberant assembly at Yoshi's. Wright, accompanied by pianist Kenny Banks, gracefully took the stage to a full house in one of the San ...

48

Article: Live Review

Double Vision Revisited at SFJAZZ

Read "Double Vision Revisited at SFJAZZ" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Bob James, David Sanborn and Marcus Miller SFJAZZ, Miner Auditorium Double Vision Revisited Tour San Francisco, CA January 14, 2022 SFJAZZ celebrated the 35th anniversary release of the seminal album Double Vision (Warner Brothers 1986), by Bob James, David Sanborn and Marcus Miller. The group performed the popular 1987 Grammy-winning ...

57

Article: In Pictures

The Stanley Clarke Band At Blue Note At Charles Krug Estate

Read "The Stanley Clarke Band At Blue Note At Charles Krug Estate" reviewed by Walter Atkins


A collection of photos from the Stanley Clarke concert at the Charles Krug Estate in St. Helena CA on September 11, 2021 featuring the Stanley Clarke Band, Today was a day of many firsts. This was Stanley Clarke's first live concert post Covid 19 and his first performance at the spectacularly beautiful Charles Krug ...

103

Article: Live Review

Kandace Springs At Yoshi's Oakland

Read "Kandace Springs At Yoshi's Oakland" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Kandace Springs Yoshis Oakland Oakland CA February 19, 2020 Talented Blue Note Records singer-songwriter and pianist Kandace Springs graced the stage at Yoshi's in jny: Oakland for a pleasantly packed house engagement. Springs presented tracks from her debut album Soul Eyes (Blue Note Records, 2016) and from Indigo (Blue Note Records, ...

124

Article: Album Review

Paula Harris: Speakeasy

Read "Speakeasy" reviewed by Walter Atkins


At first blush, SF Bay Area vocalist, music writer and band leader Paula Harris' new Speakeasy CD is a generous 16 song set (12 tracks + four bonus cuts). The album bustles with bluesy and jazz-flavored songs about bad boys and the women who find them irresistible. However, there is a lot more going on here ...

110

Article: Live Review

12th Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival

Read "12th Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Redwood City Salsa Festival Old Court House Square Redwood City, CA September 21, 2019 Redwood City celebrated another fantastic family oriented Salsa Festival on the heavily sun drenched San Francisco Peninsula. There was a plethora of dance music, food, drink, vendors, fun and of course, the yearly Salsa Tasting Competition.

136

Article: Film Review

Betty Davis: They Say I’m Different

Read "Betty Davis: They Say I’m Different" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Betty Davis Betty Davis: They Say I'm Different Native Voice Films 2018 The incisive documentary Betty—They Say I'm Different chronicled the humble beginnings and explosive career of the '70s trail blazer, composer and vocalist Betty Davis. Her bold music and incendiary stage persona was light-years ahead of the existing social ...

173

Article: Live Review

7 Mile House Jazz Festival 2019

Read "7 Mile House Jazz Festival 2019" reviewed by Walter Atkins


7 Mile House Jazz Festival 2019 7 Mile House Brisbane CA May 4, 2019 Last year's inaugural 7 Mile House Jazz Festival started by 7 Mile House owner Vanessa Garcia, proved so successful, the second edition returned in an expanded format. The 7 Mile House Jazz ...

193

Article: Live Review

Arturo Sandoval At Yoshi's

Read "Arturo Sandoval At Yoshi's" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Arturo Sandoval Yoshi's Oakland Oakland CA November 17, 2018 Ten time Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval and his splendid band provided a memorable Saturday evening in one of the East Bay's favorite music venues, Yoshi's jny: Oakland. The Afro Cuban jazz trumpeter's sold out second show was part of ...

222

Article: Album Review

Hip Spanic AllStars: Old School Revolution

Read "Old School Revolution" reviewed by Walter Atkins


The jny: San Francisco based Hip Spanic AllStars' new album Old School Revolution (Hip Spanic Records, 2018), celebrates their long history and friendships born and enriched in the City's Mission District. This is their first CD release since 2015's JazzyAfroLatinFunk (CheeseBurger Records, 2015). HSA features a robust three-piece horn section and three different vocalists ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by MIG Music
Jazz Polls
Vote for your Favorite Hammond B-3 Organists, Favorite Living Guitarists, Favorite Living Pianists, Favorite Living Bassists and Favorite Living Drummers.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.