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Wayne Shorter, Quincy Jones, Pat Metheny Headline 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival News & Feature Articles
Wayne Shorter, Quincy Jones Headline 59th Monterey Jazz Fest
Pat Metheny, the Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling, Wayne Shorter, Gregory Porter, Kamasi Washington, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Davina and the Vagabonds, and Quincy Jones are among the headliners at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival [...] Charlie Musselwhite Headlines KCSM's 2016 Jazz on the Hill News & Feature Articles
Charlie Musselwhite Headlines KCSM's "Jazz on the Hill" Festival
Bluesman Charlie Musselwhite headlines this year's free Jazz on the Hill festival June 4, along with performances by jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles, and the trio of pianist Lynne Arriale, saxophonist Grace Kelly and vocalist Charenée Wade celebrating "Great Women in Music" [...] Jazz at Filoli to Showcase Blues, Jazz and More This Summer News & Feature Articles
Jazz at Filoli to Showcase Blues, Jazz and More This Summer
Jazz at Filoli inaugurates its 26th year of Sunday afternoon concerts June 19 wth a blues bash spotlighting blues guitarist Anthony Paule and vocalist Frank Bey. Also appearing at Filoli this summer: Poncho Sanchez, Mads Tolling, jump-blues queen Lavay Smith and [...] East Bay Saxophonist Pete Yellin (1941-2016) News & Feature Articles
East Bay Saxophonist Pete Yellin (1941-2016)
Alto saxophonist and educator Peter Michael "Pete" Yellin passed away in Berkeley, CA on April 13, 2016 after a series of strokes. He was 74 years old. Born July 18, 1941, in New York City, he lived there until he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in [...] SF Friends of Chamber Music Hosts Free Performance Series News & Feature Articles | Concerts
SF Friends of Chamber Music Hosts Free Concert Series
After a successful first season, the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music returns to the Officers' Club in the city's historic Presidio to make good on the promise to put the "life" back into live music with free performances featuring Bay Area jazz and blues artists such as vocalists [...] Drummer Billy Hart To Be Honored at Healdsburg Jazz Fest News & Feature Articles | Concerts
Drummer Billy Hart To Be Honored at Healdsburg Jazz Fest
Drummer Billy Hart steps into the spotlight as the 2016 Healdsburg Jazz Festival honors this perennial jazz festival favorite and legendary bandleader in a two-day, 40-year retrospective. Hart leads four different bands during the popular festival's opening weekend [...] For more news and feature articles, please visit the Articles Home Page...
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