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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:


· 4/21: Regina Carter at Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz

· 4/22: The Tommy Igoe Big Band at Yoshi's in San Francisco

· 4/23: Mo'Fone at Duende in Oakland

· 4/24: "Stan Getz Tribute" with the Kristen Strom Quintet at Café Stritch in San Jose

· 4/25: Octobop at the Hedley Club Lounge in San Jose

· 4/26: "Celebrating Joe Henderson" with the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra and Combo at the Miner Auditorium in San Francisco (presented by SFJAZZ)

· 4/27: Mitchel Forman Trio at the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society in Half Moon Bay

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...

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 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

 Dr. Herb Wong, 1926-2014

Dr. Herb WongDr. Herb Wong, a "Renaissance Man," passionate advocate for jazz and longtime resident of Menlo Park, passed on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014. He was 88...

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...

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