"hey Felix. Would you be interested in doing a gig with me. I perform at The Grapevine in Willow Glen from time to time,and i need a replacement keyboardist. I do R&B/Blues/Jazz tunes. Let me know as soon as you can,cause i need to call the owner…"
"hey Felix. I am looking for musicians that want to join a band/group. Let me know if u know of anyone. I need keys and bass. i am shifting my genre to R&B/Neo-Soul. And the players that i had for my jazz quartet are not comfortable with this…"
"Hello Red! I just wanted to invite you to my weekly Monday night show. Located at Three Flames Lounge/1547 Meridian Ave/San Jose. 408-269-3133. I am trying to get all the local support that i can and in turn support other local artist as well. Hope…"
"Hello Felix, I wanted to know if you would be interested in showing your support by coming out to my weekly Monday night jazz show. Located at Three Flames Lounge/1547 Meridian Ave/San Jose 408-269-3133. NO COVER. I am trying to make all the local…"
Bay Area jazz musicians - this is YOUR place to display your talents and support each other. The goal: To promote the outstanding local jazz artists to the music industry and for them to start supporting the artists who make that industry possible.
I am a California native. Grew up in a family of 9 siblings so therefore I was exposed to all genres of music. Been singing since I was 5. Have been a part of several musical productions and plays. As well as weddings,private parties and open mics. I sing professionally with my jazz quartet that I formed about 6months ago.
My band consist of the following musicians:
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So nice to meet and hear you in this network. I especially liked your version of " Honeysuckle Rose". Keep the music swinging and all the best to you with your quartet and performances.
They're lead sheets, although some have enough structure to qualify as charts. If I have the lead sheet computer-ized I email you a link to print it out. If not, I snail it to you. Not into selling lead sheets. Into collaboration on our careers! Ross
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
The great composer and bandleader was distraught over the 1967 death of Billy Strayhorn, his songwriting and arranging partner of 28 years. But Ellington took Strayhorn's passing as an impetus, born of necessity, to increase his own productivity. Here are five examples.
At the Village Vanguard, one flight down from the hubbub of New York City, in a tight space packed with people, we're about to embark on a musical odyssey by sea. Our captain is saxophonist Chris Potter, who's launching his Odyssey-inspired album The Sirens.
Divine: The Jazz Albums, 1954-1958 packs four CDs with Vaughan's music, recorded live or in the studio with bands big and small. Two live albums from Chicago nightclubs are standouts, partly when a performance threatens to slide off the rails.