The amazing Quincy Jones came up and directed “Killer Joe”, the last song of the night during his big band tribute at Monterey Jazz Festival 59. There was a stellar cast of musicians including Valerie Simpson, Hubert Laws, Christian McBride, James Carter, Dave Grusin, John Clayton, Paul Jackson, Jr. and many others. It was a […]
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Cecile McLorin Salvant Monterey Jazz Festival 59 09.16.2016 Cecile McLorin Salvant at Monterey Jazz Festival 59 last year. She was spectacular. Monterey Jazz Festival 60 is just a few weeks away. I will post favorite images here from past festivals so stay tuned.
Jimmy Scott Yoshi’s Oakland July 19, 2011 Some days, I am just glad that I brought my camera with me. I had the pleasure of hearing Jimmy Scott twice in concert. This occasion at Yoshi’s Oakland and the other was a few years prior at the Herbst Theatre. Both nights were quite memorable but for […]
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA 06.19.11 A few years ago, I had the pleasure of photographing the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis at Davies Symphony Hall for one of the final concerts of the SFJAZZ Spring Season 2011. It was truly a spectacular evening of music. Last […]
Dmitri Matheny Sextet California Jazz Conservatory (formerly The Jazzschool) 03.01.14 Dmitri Matheny – flugelhorn Charles Hamilton – trombone Dave Ellis – tenor sax Matt Clark – piano Seward McCain – bass Leon Joyce, Jr. – drums