NYC SESSIONS (EPK)

Click the play button to learn about the making of 2015’s NYC SESSIONS — one of DownBeat’s Best Albums of 2015! Hear from Karrin Allyson, Phil Woods, Ignacio Berroa, and Harvie S, and more…

Out and about…

Mi Guajira

LeGrand

See you on the road!

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25 Jan 2018 Dave Sanford Trio MORE INFO: San Carlos, CA Savannah Jazz Savannah Jazz
02 Feb 2018 Beth Duncan Trio MORE INFO: Sacramento, CA Zinfindel Grille Zinfindel Grille free
06 Feb 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
07 Feb 2018 Jeff Sanford Trio MORE INFO: Stanford, CA Stanford Hospital Stanford Hospital free
14 Feb 2018 Jeff Sanford Trio MORE INFO: San Francisco, CA The French Club The French Club
19 Feb 2018 Dave Bass Quintet MORE INFO: Sacramento, CA ( United States ) Antiquite Maison Privee Antiquite Maison Privee Buy ticket - $25
06 Mar 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
03 Apr 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
01 May 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
05 Jun 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
18 Jun 2018 Dave Bass Afro-Cuban Sextet MORE INFO: Sacramento, CA Antiquite Maison Privee Antiquite Maison Privee
03 Jul 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
07 Aug 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
29 Aug 2018 Dave Bass & Jeff Sanford MORE INFO: Sacramento, CA Westminster Presbyterian Church Westminster Presbyterian Church free
04 Sep 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
29 Sep 2018 Dave Bass Afro-Cuban Jazz Quintet MORE INFO: Fort Bragg, CA Sequoia Room Sequoia Room
02 Oct 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
06 Nov 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
04 Dec 2018 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free

Remembering Larry Coryell

Another great musician has passed:  Larry Coryell.  I’ve been listening to Larry since the late 60’s when he was first bringing dramatic “rock-like” guitar playing into jazz.  Check out his solo on Carla Bley’s “Some Dirge” from Gary Burton’s “A Genuine Tong Funeral” (1967).  Also, Larry’s sound-barrier breaking solo on Mike Mantler’s “Communications #9 (1968) from the first Jazz Composer’s Orchestra album.  Larry will be sorely missed.

Some Dirge:

Communications #9:

From Jazz to Jurisprudence and Back Again

We all suffer setbacks in life. Consider the professional athlete with a multi-million-dollar contract. He seems to be on top of the world. Then pop goes the hamstring. While some injuries are career ending, others can be career altering…

Read more of this interview with CapRadio’s Gary Vercelli here:  http://www.capradio.org/articles/2017/01/19/pianist-dave-bass-from-jazz-to-jurisprudence-and-back-again/

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