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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 11, 2017
Sinatra was well into his Rat Pack era, the reigning American embodiment of masculine suavity and aplomb, when he teamed up with the Brazilian maestro for one of the best albums of his career.
March 9, 2017
Dave Valentin became one of the pre-eminent flutists in Latin jazz. He was known for his creative combination of fusion, pop and R&B.