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San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival 2017

When people are talking about San Diego, there are plenty of thoughts that come to mind.  You have the San Diego Zoo, Seaworld, the Gaslamp District, and Mission Bay. San Diego is also the gateway to Tijuana.  I could go on and on, but I am sure you get my drift.  Oh, and the weather. With an average high of 67 degrees and sunshine just about every day, it is a destination that you will need to experience at least once in your life. How about we sweeten the pot for you? The San Diego ...

Jazz Legacy Foundation 5th Annual Gala Weekend

The Jazz Legacy Foundation is all about preserving the idea of Jazz music.  They do this by sponsoring educational programs, creative arts, leadership development, workshops and community partnerships.  For example, they have a Celebrity Golf Tournament which supports Jazz and music education.  They also have an Instruments for Change program that provides musical instruments for young people who would not otherwise have the opportunity to obtain them. This is some good work.  Something ...

Upcoming Shows At Yoshi’s Oakland

If you are planning to visit the San Francisco Bay area, you must go visit Yoshi's in Oakland.  It started out in 1972 as a sushi bar, and over the years it has grown into the premiere venue for jazz  music and Japanese cuisine.  It is located in the heart of Jack London Square, THE waterfront destination in Oakland. If you are having dinner at the restaurant, book your reservation two hours before showtime, so you can enjoy the food and the ambience. Speaking of food, check out ...

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of September 18

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of September 18 Say What's On Your Mind, Nick Colionne's latest release, climbs to the top of the charts this week.  This is the second single off of the album.  Keiko Matsui, Marc Antoine and Chuck Loeb make their first appearance in the top 10 this week.

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of September 4

Hot Jazz Tracks Week of September 4 Paul Jackson, Jr is at the top spot for the fourth week in a row, with B.F.A.M. (Brothers From Another Mother).  This is off the Stories From Stomping' Willie album. Keiko Matsui makes her debut at number 8 this week with Moving On.  You can see more info about her new album and tour dates here.  The Rippingtons are back in the top 10 with Wild Tales.  This is a great uptempo track.  Check out more from them on this post.

Keiko Matsui Journey To The Heart Review

Keiko Matsui Journey To The Heart Album Review Any artist that has recorded more than 20 albums has to be considered great, because quite simply, if people are not feeling your music, they will not support it.  Well, Keiko Matsui has released 27 recordings.  Her first album was released in 1987 - A Drop of Water.  Since then, Matsui has released solo albums, compilations, a duet release with Bob James, and even a book containing sheet music for some of Matsui's favorite songs. When I ...

Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz Series

The Thornton Winery has been bringing in some of the biggest names in Smooth Jazz, and this year will be no different.  The Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz Series starts on August 27th, and runs through October. The Thornton Winery is in Temecula, California roughly in-between Greater Los Angeles and San Diego.  Of course, it is a winery, and you can also take advantage of the golf, spa, and casino gambling in this picturesque location in Riverside County.   // = jQuery("...