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MUSIC: Continental Drift by Larry Ochs / Aram Shelton Quartet – Album Release (2020)

Continental Drift Album

MUSIC: Continental Drift by Larry Ochs / Aram Shelton Quartet - Album Release (2020) - Can musicians of different generations be like-minded companions? Yes they can, at least when their names are Larry Ochs and Aram Shelton, the two composers and bandleaders of this quartet.

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MUSIC: Wayne Shorter Fund – SFJAZZ

Wayne Shorter Fund

ARTICLE | MUSIC: Wayne Shorter Fund - SFJAZZ presents a historic Fridays At Five: Wayne Shorter Celebration concert series with Herbie Hancock, Kamasi Washington, Branford Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Terrace Martin, Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci, Brian Blade, and more.

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MUSIC: Eddie Gale, San Jose’s Ambassador of Jazz and Noted Jazz Educator, Succumbs to Cancer at Age 78

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MUSIC | Eddie Gale, San Jose’s Ambassador of Jazz & Noted Jazz Educator, Succumbs to Cancer at 78. Eddie Gale, the pioneering Brooklyn-born jazz trumpeter.

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MUSIC: Michael Bisio – Jazz Bass – Accepting Students Online

Michael Bisio Students

MUSIC | Michael Bisio, bassist-composer, has 85 recordings in his discography, 24 of these are split evenly between leader/co-leader, 10 of them document his extraordinary association with modern piano icon Matthew Shipp.

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An Evening with EVAN + ZANE in Review by Natalie Wiser

EVAN + ZANE (featuring Evan Rachel Wood and Zane Carney)

Article by Natalie Wiser If you’re looking to be amazed by raw talent, real music, and lots of witty banter, be sure not to miss the musical duo of EVAN + ZANE! featuring Evan Rachel Wood, actress in the HBO series Westworld and movie musical Across the Universe, and Zane Carney, guitarist for John Mayer, …

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Dee Dee Bridgewater: Music of Horace Silver – Love & Peace in Review by Jon Bauer

ARTICLE | With timeless standards numbering in the dozens, including “Song for My Father,” “Nica’s Dream,” and “The Jody Grind,” the songbook of Horace Silver remains among the richest and most distinctive in jazz.

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San Francisco Loves Tony Bennett and the Feeling is Mutual in Review by Greg Cutler and Jon Bauer

ARTICLE | Tony Bennett performed for San Francisco in Davies Symphony Hall with Antonia Bennett opening for two nights only on July 17 and 18.

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Tony Bennett: Night 1 in Review by Greg Cutler and Jon Bauer

ARTICLE | Tony Bennett performed for San Francisco in Davies Symphony Hall with Antonia Bennett opening for two nights only on July 17 and 18.

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Thollem McDonas – Meeting At The Parting Place | Odradek Records

Buy Now Thollem McDonas is a pianist, keyboardist, organist, composer, improviser, singer-songwriter, activist, author and teacher. “Listening to Thollem McDonas play the piano is an astonishing experience. He has an innate ability to compose transcendent music using the piano as his expressive voice and to explore the depth and range of the instrument like no one …

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RELEASE: Hristo Vitchev Quartet – In Search of Wonders | First Orbit Sounds Music

Hristo Vitchev Quartet – “In Search of Wonders” — The brand new and highly anticipated double album by the Hristo Vitchev Quartet. The impressionistic modern jazz guitarist from Bulgaria (now based in San Francisco, CA) releases his 7th album as a leader this month! The highly anticipated double album by the impressionistic Hristo Vitchev Quartet …

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