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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Jazz Harpist Motoshi Kosako Performs

February 14, 2018 | Chris Remington

Jazz harpist Motoshi Kosako performs live in-studio ahead of a Valentine's Day concert in Grass Valley.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Element Brass Band Blows The Roof Off Mardi Gras

February 12, 2018 | Chris Remington

Element Brass Band previews a Fat Tuesday performance and album release party for "Cali Got A Brass Band."

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice: Jazz With Gary Vercelli

February 8, 2018 | Cody Drabble

Jazz music director Gary Vercelli spotlights two world-class singers who will be performing locally and two new releases by rising young jazz artists in Sound Advice.

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Sacramento Music Festival Ends Its 44 Year Run

December 18, 2017 | Steve Milne

After 44 years as a Memorial Day Weekend tradition, the Sacramento Music Festival is ending. Organizers of the event made the announcement today citing diminishing audiences, increased costs and heavy competition.

Violinist Regina Carter Champions Ella's Positive Vibes

October 27, 2017 | Steve Milne

Jazz violinist Regina Carter says, considering the mood of the country and the world right now, "Accentuate the Positive" was the perfect title for her new album, a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. Carter performs Saturday at the 2017 Brubeck Festival.

Hudson Valley Home Inspires Jack DeJohnette And His All-Star Jazz Quartet

October 20, 2017

Veteran jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette has worked with everyone from Miles Davis and John Coltrane to Herbie Hancock and Pat Metheny. His current working group, Hudson, will perform this Saturday in Davis.

Canadian Jazz Star Bria Skonberg Keeps Strong Ties To Sacramento

August 4, 2017 | Paul Conley

Jazz trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg was born in Canada and now lives in New York, but she's been playing and teaching in Sacramento since 2001. She’ll be doing both here this week, while also celebrating the release of her new CD, With A Twist.


Joe Gilman Deconstructs Dave Brubeck's Explorations In Time

April 14, 2017 | Paul Conley

This weekend the Joe Gilman Quartet will commemorate jazz great Dave Brubeck's famous recording "Time Out" with a concert featuring all of the selections that appeared on the groundbreaking album. Gilman helps explain what made the record so unique.

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