My favorite show of last summer, Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns, is back! Koz and his buddies Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot are hitting the road together again. They’ll be swinging through the U.S. with 20 shows, performing new versions of the tunes from the GRAMMY-nominated Summer Horns album. “I remember a […]
Kicked off the first day of summer yesterday in Big Bear Lake, California, at the JazzTrax Festival. The waterfront Marina Resort offered the perfect sunny venue for performances by Lebron, Hiroshima & Richard Elliot. Tickets are still available for today’s lineup which includes DW3, Paul Taylor & Marion Meadows and Norman Brown. With shade trees, […]
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to the Ninth Annual Big Bear Lake JazzTrax Summer Music Festival, June 21-22. This spectacular lakeside setting, partially shaded by pine trees and other aromatic foliage, is slightly eclipsed by the mountain of talent headed to this Southern California resort town. You know with Richard Elliot and DW3 […]
Looking for fun and exciting things to do this summer? Check out the June-July issue of Smooth Jazz News, which is out today! It features Rick Braun, our Annual Jazz Concert Series Guide, the Capital Jazz Fest, Big Bear Lake JazzTrax Summer Music Festival, Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Concert Series and JazzFest West! Pick […]
Summer in San Diego is so magical, especially when accompanied by music and harbor views! GRAMMY-winner Keb’ Mo’ is performing at one of the counties most scenic outdoor venues on Monday, May 19. Scripps Health has chosen, once again, Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, a one-of-a-kind, waterfront venue on San Diego’s Shelter Island, to have […]
Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner released his latest CD, Evolve, April 29, and Mack Avenue. Available at www.jackiemjoyner.com, www.mackavenue.com and wherever you like to buy music. Jackiem’s touring schedule includes Breakfast with Gary & Kelly in Mission Viejo, and Spaghettini in Seal Beach, both on May 10; as well as the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz […]
Check out Charlie Wilson on the cover of the May issue of Smooth Jazz News. Also featured are the Payne Pest Management San Diego Jazz Festival (May 23-25), and the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival presented by Bank of the West (May 30-June 1). Available in print and online at www.smoothjazznews.com.
Dave Koz & Friends “Summer Horns” with Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot are performing in the new, shaded, 2,000-seat performance pavilion at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Saturday, May 3. Euge Groove, Elliott Yamin (2008 “American Idol” contestant) and Will Donato are also scheduled to perform at the 15th Annual Desert Lexus […]
Marcus Anderson’s latest CD, Style Meets Substance, is available now at iTunes, www.amazon.com, and at his live shows. For more information on Marcus, visit www.marcusanderson.net.