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Herbie Hancock, Booker T., Charles Lloyd Set to Headline Monterey Jazz 2014

Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock (left), The Roots, Austin-based blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr., Michael Feinstein, the Charles Lloyd Quartet, Booker T. Jones, the Robert Glasper Experiment, Marcus Miller and Cecile McLorin Salvant are among the headliners at the 57th Monterey Jazz Festival, set for September 19-21, 2014. Get the full line-up and more, online now...

This Week in Jazz

Now Online... the most complete jazz calendar in Northern California. So don't just sit there... get some jazz!

This week's featured concerts:

· 4/14: Will Bernard's Pleasure Drones at Duende in Oakland

· 4/15: Al Molina Jazz Sextet, "Remembering Jazz at Pearl's"  at 7 Mile House in Brisbane

· 4/16: Bob Enos Soundwave at Rooster's Roadhouse in Alameda

· 4/17: Wally Schnalle Quintet at Café Stritch in San Jose

· 4/18: Peter White at Yoshi's in San Francisco

· 4/19: Resonance Jazz Ensemble at the Community Music Center in San Francisco

· 4/20: Leon Oakley & Craig Ventresco at Café Divine in San Francisco

View today's full calendar...

The Directory Spotlight

Our most recent additions to the JazzWest Directory:

 ·  Kristen Miranda (vocals)
 ·  Barry Finnerty (guitar)
 ·  Tomas Jay (vocals)
 ·  Bryan Kilfoil (drums)
 ·  Dan Krimm (bass)
 ·  Mic Gillette (trumpet)
 ·  Montclair Women's Big Band
 ·  Tiffany Austin (vocals)
 ·  Lloyd Gregory (guitar)
 ·  Kit Eakle (violin)

Take a look to see who's new...

In the JazzWest Photo Galleries (see all)

 Chuck Gee: A Photographic Retrospective

Tony Monaco (with Bruce Forman)
Pavel FajtTerence BlanchardHoward Wiley

As we reflect on the passing of our good friend and fellow jazz photographer Chuck Gee, here's a small collection of the wonderful photos he's shared on JazzWest.com over the past five years. Enjoy...

News & Feature Articles

 Review: Ewing & Friends Jazz Up Radiohead

Rob Ewing & Disappear IncompletelyThe electro-jazz septet Disappear Incompletely performed music from the Radiohead songbook in the "jazzification" of the English rock band, says Bill Leikam...

Faye Carol Honored as 2014 "Jazz Hero"

The Dynamic Miss Faye CarolThe Dynamic Miss Faye Carol is this year's recipient of the 2014 Bay Area "Jazz Hero" award, and was honored Saturday afternoon, April 12, at Yoshi's in Oakland...

Healdsburg Jazz Festival Gets the Blues

Charlie MusselwhiteThe Healdsburg Jazz Festival gets a case of the blues as harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite (left) heads a full line-up of music May 30 through June 8...

KCSM Says 'Thanks' with 2014 "Jazz on the Hill"

Kenny WashingtonKenny Washington, Larry Vuckovich, Muziki Roberson and Wayne Wallace are among the headliners for this year's free "Jazz on the Hill" concert June 7...

Bop City Building Granted Landmark Status

The building that once housed Jimbo's Bop City after-hours jazz venue has been unanimously granted landmark status by San Francisco's Board of Supervisors...

Robert "Bud" Spangler, 1938-2014

Bud Spangler, a vital presence on the Bay Area jazz scene whose talents ran from producer and engineer to DJ to drummer, passed away January 16. He was 75...

NOTE: A Memorial Tribute Concert for Bud Spangler has been set for Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 1.30 to 4.30 pm at Yoshi's Oakland, with proceeds going to the Kaiser Oakland Hospice Foundation and the Bud Spangler Scholarship Fund at The Jazzschool... get more info here

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