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January 2019

Caffe Frascati Open Mic Night

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2019 at 7:00pm

Caffe Frascati, 315 S 1st St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

All styles welcome - sign ups begin 6:30 p.m.

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Live Jazz at Five Points: Oscar Pangilinan Trio

January 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Five Points, 169 W Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Saxophonist Oscar Pangilinan is a musician and educator born and raised in the Bay Area. He is co-leader of the San Jose based jazz, funk and R&B group The Bad Ones. Oscar has performed with a variety of Bay Area based musicians, including John Worley, Brian Ho, Kristen Strom, Aaron Lington, Jason Lewis, John Shifflett, and more. He is also an active educator, working as a woodwind instructor with the Alum Rock Jazz Band for the past five years and a staff member with SJZ Summer Jazz Camp and and Progressions.

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Sutton Marley Jazz Trio

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on January 16, 2019 at 6:00pm

San Pedro Square Market, 87 N San Pedro Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States

Sutton Marley has shared the stage with some of the South Bay’s best jazz musicians including John Worley, Oscar Pangilinan, Murray Low, Rick Vandivier, John Shifflett, Modesto Briseno, Aaron Lington, Brian Ho and Greg Chen. More recently, he has been performing regularly with The Mark Arroyo Trio, including at a performance in the spring of 2012 opening for Blue Note recording artist Robert Glasper, and with Oscar Pangilinan’s group, The Bad Four. Along the way, Sutton has been fortunate enough to study privately with such gifted teachers as Wally Schnalle, Jason Lewis and Ed Soph. In addition, he has been an…

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Whiskey Wednesdays Present: The Illiance

January 16 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

Five Points, 169 W Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Made up of heavy-hitting South Bay instrumentalists, the ILLiance presents an ideal blend of top-notch musicianship with a keen sense of the in-the-pocket groove. This group of musical veterans have performed with numerous area artists, and initially came together through the groups So Timeless and No Water After Midnight. From neo-soul and hip-hop to jazz, funk, and soul, the ILLiance performs an eclectic blend of infectious tunes that will be sure to get you to your feet!

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Lisa Lindsley (jazz)

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 30, 2019 at 6:00pm

San Pedro Square Market, 87 N San Pedro Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States

Lisa Lindsley brings a wealth of creative experience to American Songbook gems and turns familiar tunes into bracingly contemporary tales. She made an impressive debut with Everytime We Say Goodbye; and her 2016 release, Long After Midnight, charted for three weeks on the U.S. FMQB Top 40, and remained in the Top 5 slot for 7 weeks on the CMJ Jazz charts. https://www.lisalindsley.com/ “A truly sultry singer who captures the evening mood with gusto, Lisa Lindsley casts a musical spell on Long After Midnight, voicing beautiful love songs from the city for lovers, for the lover in all of us.”  Edward Blanco –…

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Geechi Taylor Jazz Quintet

January 18 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cafe Stritch, 1 S 1st St
San Jose, CA United States

Geechi Taylor, premiere trumpeter, entertainer and educator, commands respect from his peers in all of his areas of concentration. He is known mostly for his work as a sideman for top bands playing music that ranges from Jazz to Hip-Hop.

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Worley, Low, Pohorski and Marley Jazz Quartet

January 18 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hedley Club, 233 W Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA United States
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Spill the Wine

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

San Pedro Square Market, 87 N San Pedro Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States

Pop, R&B, jazz and rock hits ranging from Prince and Aretha to Petty and War to Bruno Mars and Sara Bareilles

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Jackie Gage (jazz) homecoming show

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
City Lights Theater Company, 529 S 2nd St
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
$17 – $22

We've missed San Jose jazz singer Jackie Gage since she's been off living and performing in the Big Apple, but she hasn't forgotten about her hometown! Jackie returns to our stage to release her new single, "A Secret Place," which celebrates the beauty of San Jose. This evening features a conversation with this delightful vocalist, followed by a showing of her new music video and a live concert. For the last three years, Jackie has been performing on stages including BB King's, The Bitter End, South Kitchen in Philadelphia and Blue Whale in Los Angeles. But despite her many journeys, her longstanding…

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Eulipions Jazz Jam

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Cafe Stritch, 1 S 1st St
San Jose, CA United States

Every Sunday Cafe Stritch hosts our weekly jam session featuring our house band led by Saxophonist Tim Lin. The house band performs a set from 7PM-8PM, and then the house band leader runs an open jazz jam session. Jazz musicians are welcome to come sign up and sit in. Please arrive early to ensure you get a chance to play. Bringing charts is discouraged, standards are preferred. All Ages Welcome.

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Jonathan Poso (jazz)

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2019 at 6:00pm

San Pedro Square Market, 87 N San Pedro Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States

Jonathan Poso is a classically trained pianist who began his training at age ten. He received two scholarships for piano performance to further his musical education in college. Since then he has played at multiple venues around the Bay Area including Maggiano’s, LB Steak, The Fairmont Hotel, private events and Cafe Stritch. His style is a blend of classically influenced renditions of current songs, jazz themes and classic rock.

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Caffe Frascati Open Mic Night

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2019 at 7:00pm

Caffe Frascati, 315 S 1st St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

All styles welcome - sign ups begin 6:30 p.m.

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Live Jazz at Five Points: Amy Dabalos Trio

January 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Five Points, 169 W Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

San Jose native Amy Dabalos has established herself as a mainstay in the Bay Area music scene. She possesses a unique mutability that complements the various styles she explores as a vocalist on the bandstand. Her voice is both powerful and luminescent: imbued with influence from legends Sarah Vaughan and Nancy Wilson. Elements of soul, R&B, and pop decorate her distinctive repertoire, as inspired by contemporary artists Stevie Wonder, Esperanza Spalding, and Lianne La Havas. 

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Steve Marley (jazz)

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on January 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

San Pedro Square Market, 87 N San Pedro Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States

One Third of the infamous Marley, Pohorski and Burn jazz trio.

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Whiskey Wednesdays Present: The Illiance

January 23 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

Five Points, 169 W Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Made up of heavy-hitting South Bay instrumentalists, the ILLiance presents an ideal blend of top-notch musicianship with a keen sense of the in-the-pocket groove. This group of musical veterans have performed with numerous area artists, and initially came together through the groups So Timeless and No Water After Midnight. From neo-soul and hip-hop to jazz, funk, and soul, the ILLiance performs an eclectic blend of infectious tunes that will be sure to get you to your feet!

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Harold Fethe Blues

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on January 24, 2019 at 6:00pm

San Pedro Square Market, 87 N San Pedro Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States

Harold Fethe is a jazz and blues rock guitarist with skill, soul, and versatility. He was a founding member of Indigo Swing, a swing revival band that played top San Francisco venues during their mid-1990s heyday, and also appeared with his acoustic-rock band at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, sharing bills with Boz Scaggs, John Lee Hooker, Maria Muldaur and others.

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Eulipions Jazz Jam

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Cafe Stritch, 1 S 1st St
San Jose, CA United States

Every Sunday Cafe Stritch hosts our weekly jam session featuring our house band led by Saxophonist Tim Lin. The house band performs a set from 7PM-8PM, and then the house band leader runs an open jazz jam session. Jazz musicians are welcome to come sign up and sit in. Please arrive early to ensure you get a chance to play. Bringing charts is discouraged, standards are preferred. All Ages Welcome.

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Jazz Sessions at Five Points

January 28 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on January 14, 2019 at 8:30pm

One event on January 28, 2019 at 8:30pm

Five Points, 169 W Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Every Monday night San Jose Jazz co-presents this free jazz jam at Five Points beginning with a concert by the house band followed by an open jam session for any local jazz musician itching for a chance to hone their skills in live performance. The house band changes each week with a new bandleader who’ll contribute their own distinctive voice. Get ready for an evening of new discoveries in sound and musicianship, and don’t forget your instrument! January 7: Summer Fest 2018 artist and drummer Gabby Horlick. Horlick is the leader of the 7th Street Big Band known as “not your grandparents’…

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Primary Colors (jazz/blues)

January 29 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Five Points, 169 W Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Vocalist Nate Pruitt and guitarist Rick Vandivier are Primary Colors, a jazz and blues duo often featuring other great musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area. Their music, although primarily jazz and blues, also includes elements of swing, soul, pop, spiritual, and Latin styles … even a trademark deep Southern yodel.  

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Lisa Lindsley (jazz)

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 30, 2019 at 6:00pm

San Pedro Square Market, 87 N San Pedro Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States

Lisa Lindsley brings a wealth of creative experience to American Songbook gems and turns familiar tunes into bracingly contemporary tales. She made an impressive debut with Everytime We Say Goodbye; and her 2016 release, Long After Midnight, charted for three weeks on the U.S. FMQB Top 40, and remained in the Top 5 slot for 7 weeks on the CMJ Jazz charts. https://www.lisalindsley.com/ “A truly sultry singer who captures the evening mood with gusto, Lisa Lindsley casts a musical spell on Long After Midnight, voicing beautiful love songs from the city for lovers, for the lover in all of us.”  Edward Blanco –…

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