SAN JOSE JAZZ SUMMERFEST 2015: ETIENNE CHARLES, BOMBAY JAZZ & ERNESTO OVIEDO & THE JOHN SANTOS SEXTET

San Jose Jazz is celebrating its 26th Summerfest (Aug 7-9, 2015). With a dizzying array of shows spread across 12 stages it is always a challenge to figure out which ones to attend. I ended up watching about 5 shows today that included a wonderful world premiere of Etienne Charles‘s San Jose Suite. The piece pays homage… Continue Reading


San Jose Jazz

SAN JOSE JAZZ SUMMERFEST CELEBRATES ITS 26th YEAR AUG 7-9, 2015

San Jose Jazz Summerfest celebrates its 26th year from August 7-9, 2015. The 3 day celebration will see over 100 performances spread across 12 stages in downtown San Jose. There is something for every one from jazz to blues to salsa to soul to zydeco music. The opening night features San Francisco Bay Area’s Con Brio and… Continue Reading