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November 15, 2018
For this week’s Sound Advice, CapRadio jazz music director Gary Vercelli previews new releases from Benny Green, Harold Mabern, Yellowjackets, Doug Webb, and Miki Yamanaka.
September 28, 2018
As a part of CapRadio’s inaugural Student Musician Showcase Week, a jazz quartet from Folsom High School joined us in the studio for a live performance and interview.
September 25, 2018
As a part of CapRadio’s inaugural Student Musician Showcase Week, we welcomed the Rio Americano High School Jazz "tRio" into the studios on Monday for a live performance and interview.
August 10, 2018
Tony Bennett paired up with Diana Krall to perform George Gershwin's "Fascinating Rhythm." An entire album from the pair is due out Sept. 14.
August 9, 2018 | Paul Conley
A year before the Dave Brubeck Quartet’s famous album Time Out was released with its now classic tunes "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk," the group toured Eurasia, which profoundly affected Dave, international audiences and two of his sons.
June 20, 2018 | Devan Kortan
For Ali Ryerson, a life in jazz was almost preordained. And yet, she has carved out her own distinct identity. She’s a jazz musician who loves being different, from the instrument she plays to the groups she plays with.
May 25, 2018 | Paul Conley
It’s been 10 years since The Manhattan Transfer released an album. On Saturday, the award-winning vocal ensemble will premiere their brand new recording, “The Junction,” as they headline the inaugural Roseville Jazz Day.
May 21, 2018 | Gary G. Vercelli
Jazz trumpeter David Hardiman has led all star big bands for four decades but he began reaching his largest audiences as a solo act, once he was hired as the bugler for Bay Meadows. Now he plays "Call To The Post" every weekend at Golden Gate Fields