Singers

Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most – James Knox

Per Wikipedia, “Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most” (1955) is a popular song with lyrics by Fran Landesman, set to music by Tommy Wolf. The title is a jazz rendition of the opening line of T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, “April is the cruelest month”. I first heard Patti Austin sing this wonderful […]


Friends of Golden Gate Library present their 25th Year of Jazz on Sundays Series

Friends of Golden Gate Library present their 25th Year of Jazz on Sundays Series

The Friends of Golden Gate Library present their 25th year of Jazz on Sundays at Golden Gate Library, 5606 San Pablo Avenue Oakland. Concerts are every Sunday through August 30. July 12, 2015 Robert Stewart July 19, 2015 Rhonda Benin July 26, 2015 Calvin Keys August 2, 2015 Kenny Washington August 9, 2015 Yancy Taylor […]


Night with the Divas & Dons – A Benefit for Black Coalition on AIDS and Rafiki Wellness Program – 11/16

Night with the Divas & Dons - A Benefit for Black Coalition on AIDS and Rafiki Wellness Program - 11/16

Night with the Divas & Dons A Benefit for Black Coalition on AIDS and its Rafiki Wellness Program Sunday, November 16, 2014 4-7 PM BCA/Rafiki Wellness Building 601 Cesar Chavez Street (between 3rd Street and Pier 80) San Francisco, CA Musical guests for the evening include Dee Spencer, Tiffany Austin, Noah Griffin, Derek Lassiter, Valerie […]


Cécile McLorin Salvant @ The Addition (formerly Yoshi’s SF) tonight and tomorrow!

Cécile McLorin Salvant @ The Addition (formerly Yoshi's SF) tonight and tomorrow!

The wait is over. I had the pleasure of hearing Cécile McLorin Salvant at this year’s Monterey Jazz Festival and she was absolutely mesmerizing. It was mentioned that she would be playing in the Bay Area in November and I got very excited. Her run started last night and she will be playing at 8pm […]