The amazing Quincy Jones came up and directed “Killer Joe”, the last song of the night during his big band tribute at Monterey Jazz Festival 59. There was a stellar cast of musicians including Valerie Simpson, Hubert Laws, Christian McBride, James Carter, Dave Grusin, John Clayton, Paul Jackson, Jr. and many others. It was a […]
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Cecile McLorin Salvant Monterey Jazz Festival 59 09.16.2016 Cecile McLorin Salvant at Monterey Jazz Festival 59 last year. She was spectacular. Monterey Jazz Festival 60 is just a few weeks away. I will post favorite images here from past festivals so stay tuned.
Terence Blanchard & E-Collective Yoshi’s Oakland 09.07.15 Terence Blanchard – trumpet/keys/synth Taylor Eigsti – piano Charles Altura – electric guitar Donald Ramsey – bass guitar Oscar Seaton – drums
I am just back from the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2015 and it was spectacular. I had the honor of being one of the staff photographers this year which was pretty awesome. I will be posting photos from some of the great music acts soon. These two murals were created by artists while they […]
Tiffany Austin “Nothing But Soul” CD Release Party Joe Henderson Lab SFJAZZ Center – San Francisco 06.12.2015 Tiffany Austin – vocals Grant Levin – piano Howard Wiley – tenor saxophone Ron Belcher – bass Sly Randolph – drums A wonderful evening of music that will be the start of many great evenings to come. Thank […]
Jose James @ The New Parish Oakland – 09.18.15 Jose James – vocals and guitar Talia Billig – vocals Kris Bowers – keyboards Solomon Dorsey – bass Brad Allen Williams – guitar Richard Spaven – drums A smoky, soulful evening with Jose James and his spectacular band at The New Parish in Oakland.