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5 shows you should see

Winter Fest doesn't just bring some of the world's greatest musicians to South Bay. It breathes a welcome burst of energy into the entire area, as many of the artists featured by San Jose Jazz play other gigs in the Bay Area. There are…

THE MUSIC OF MARY LOU WILLIAMS

Described by Duke Ellington as "soul upon soul", Mary Lou Williams has been an extremely influential jazz pianist, arranger and composer for over 60 years. From "Mess-A-Stomp", recorded in 1929 by Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy, to…

The Month In Jazz – November 2021

Wynton Marsalis turned 60 last month, October 18. It's a milestone in everyone's life, so kudos to him for making it happen, especially at a time when many famous black musicians have died in middle age, if not sooner. I probably…

The Jazz Project | HillRag

Sunday race •••Blake Aaron, Guitar"Sunday Strut" by Blake Aaron from his Color and passion The album, starring Najee, is now the third Billboard No. 1 hit on the album released in September 2019. Guitarist and Adam…