2014 Brubeck Festival
Every year fans and scholars of the great Dave Brubeck gather to celebrate and explore his music and philosophies at the Brubeck Festival in Stockton, put on by University of the Pacific. This years' festival is March 27 - 29.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Bob Hope Theatre
Jarreau's version of "Take 5"
Thursday, March 27, 2014
San Joaquin Delta College
Palmieri's "Oyelo Que Te Conviene"
The Festival features these performing organizations: Dave Brubeck Quartet, Christian McBride Trio, Capital Jazz Project, Turtle Island String Quartet, David Grisman Quintet, Hiromi's Sonicbloom, Deepak Ram Quartet, Gerald Clayton Trio, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Yosvany Terry Quartet, Pete Escovedo Orchestra, Andrzej Jagodzinski Trio, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, SFJazz Collective, Talujon Percussion Quartet, Quartet San Francisco, Stockton Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Mozart Ensemble, Ballet NY, and many of the ensembles of Pacific's Conservatory of Music.
Symposia, lecture, and discussion topics have included music management and business, sociology and music, improvisation, civil rights, creativity, jazz education, cultural diplomacy, and words with music.
We're in the midst of March Madness and if you love basketball,or even independent films, you may have seen a recent documentary about “streetball.” The film’s up-tempo score is by a Latin music legend who is performing in Stockton, Eddie Palmieri.
Iola Brubeck, who played a pivotal role in the success of her pioneering husband's celebrated career, died today after a battle with cancer. Together they founded the Brubeck Institute at University of the Pacific in Stockton.
The University of the Pacific's Brubeck Institute has unveiled the lineup for the 2014 Brubeck Festival in Stockton. Next spring’s festival boasts a roster of star-studded artists befitting the event’s namesake.
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