Posts Tagged ‘The Jazzschool’

Groovin’ Around The Bay – May 6, 2011

The Jazz Crusaders – “The Freedom Sound” Greetings! This column is a way for me to jump start back into writing on the regular. I am sure you want to see more here than just videos and press releases (not that those are bad things!!!) I am often asked what is happening in jazz on […]


Music around the Bay this weekend…

Music around the Bay this weekend...

This is a quick post. I will make it pretty later. Valerie Troutt is at The Jazzschool tonight at 8pm. Oleta Adams is at The Rrazz Room through Saturday. Goapele is at Yoshi’s San Francisco through Sunday. Rachelle Ferrell is at Yoshi’s Oakland through Sunday. It is another great weekend to go hear and support […]


Ranzel Merritt at The Jazzschool this Sunday@ 4:30pm

Join this rising star and his quartet for an exciting afternoon of jazz! Featuring Ranzel Merritt, tenor saxophone; Samora Pinderhughes, piano; Atemu Aton, bass; and Forrest Mitchell, drums. I have had the pleasure of hearing Ranzel with the Young Musicians Program and Jazzschool’s Rising Stars Concert Series. You will definitely be in for a treat. […]


Capturing The Moment Exhibit Artist Discussion – Part 1

The Capturing The Moment Exhibit Artist Discussion this past Sunday was excellent. I am glad that people came out in spite of the crazy we were having over the weekend. Big thanks to my moderator, Cedric Brown, Susan Muscarella & The Jazzschool, and videographer George Kelly. Additional links to the rest of the discussion are […]


Vocal Seminar with Ledisi

Who could ask for anything more? I am there. Update: Ledisi performed an outstanding tribute to Ella Fitzgerald Friday evening, 2/23, with the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra as part of the 2nd Annual SF Black History Celebration sponsored by SFNoir. Ledisi brought her unique vocal stylings to such time tested Ella classics as “Perdido“, “Don’t […]