2022 Lineup / Chronological

Urban Renewal Project

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

The Urban Renewal Project is a sixteen-piece collective known for its genre-bending original music combining elements of jazz, hiphop and vintage soul, and its explosive live performances that have captivated audiences from SXSW to the Java Jazz Festival.

Urban Renewal Project

Urban Renewal Project

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

JC Smith Band

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

The winner of the 2006 Bay Area Blues Society West Coast Blues Band of the Year award, JC Smith is an energetic and charismatic guitarist and singer, who attacks the blues as if he is being guided by the masters like T-Bone Walker, Albert King, and Johnnie Guitar Watson.

JC Smith Band

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Jazz Organ Fellowship Tribute to Tony Monaco

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Jazz Organ Fellowship Tribute to Tony Monaco

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Lee Fields

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7:30pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Soul music pours out of Lee Fields, as free and unstinting as God’s love. It has ever since the 1960s, when he was a teenager in North Carolina sweating it out on juke joint stages, crumpled dollars hailing at his feet.

Lee Fields

Fri, Aug 12 @ 7:30pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Caroline Chung & Citizens Jazz

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Caroline Chung is a Bay Area professional jazz upright/electric bassist, songwriter and producer. She has been gigging around the Bay Area with her project Citizens Jazz, collaborating with a rotating roster of the best local musicians, and performed two sold-out shows at SF Jazz featuring material from the seminal Nina Simone album Silk & Soul. 

Caroline Chung & Citizens Jazz

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Cameron Graves

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

A member of the game-changing, genre-blurring LA collective the West Coast Get Down, pianist CAMERON GRAVES is taking the modern jazz scene by storm. Cameron’s style was described by his bandmate Kamasi Washington as an “almost unbelievable combination of modal jazz, romantic era European classical music and mathematical death metal.” 

Cameron Graves

Cameron Graves

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Swing Stage

Lemon Bucket Orkestra is Toronto’s original guerrilla-folk party-punk band. The multi-award-winning ensemble has been heralded as a groundbreaking, genre-bending phenomenon by media and fans alike, and over the past decade has performed all over the world.

Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9pm
Swing Stage

Durand Jones & The Indications

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:30pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Durand Jones & The Indications are equally beloved for their energetic, joyous shows, dual lead singers, and thoughtful songwriting. From an Indiana basement (where the band recorded their 2016 self-titled debut LP as college students), the band has catapulted into the soul limelight and onto an international stage.

Durand Jones & The Indications

Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:30pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Joel Ross

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Called “one of the greatest musical visionaries of his generation” by Blue Note Records President Don Was, vibraphonist-composer Joel Ross he regularly tops the DownBeat Critics Poll for his work in the broad lineage of Black music that pulls from jazz, hip hop, church and Chicago improvised music.

Joel Ross

Joel Ross

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Isaiah Sharkey

Fri, Aug 12 @ Midnight
SJZ Break Room Stage

Isaiah Sharkey is poised to take center stage as he fuses together his background in rock, gospel, jazz, R&B, blues and funk to create an original sound with an unmistakable dose of soul.

Isaiah Sharkey

Fri, Aug 12 @ Midnight
SJZ Break Room Stage

SOJ Band

Sat, Aug 13 @ 11am
Swing Stage

SOJ Big Band is a Silicon Valley Community Traditional Big Band composed entirely of volunteers, playing a variety of gospel, modern arrangements of hymns, contemporary praise music and traditional big band arrangements from the Big Band Era.

SOJ Band

Sat, Aug 13 @ 11am
Swing Stage

Amy D.

Sat, Aug 13 @ Noon
Hammer4 Stage

Neo-soul artist Amy D. is bringing midnight ensembles into the mainstream light. Her voice effortlessly plays like an instrument with an endearing timbre that compliments her reflective and sophisticated songwriting.

Amy D.

Sat, Aug 13 @ Noon
Hammer4 Stage

The Serenaders

Sat, Aug 13 @ 1pm
Swing Stage

The Serenaders band was originally formed in 1983 and has been active in various forms ever since. Although the band has always highlighted jazz standards from the proverbial Great American Songbook, it has evolved to include big band and swing versions of contemporary jazz and popular music.

The Serenaders

Sat, Aug 13 @ 1pm
Swing Stage

Alabama Mike & The Mighty Revelators

Sat, Aug 13 @ 1pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Alabama Mike is a hard-driving blues singer who will remind you of the early original blues legends, you may have heard on the Chess, Duke, Trumpet and Galaxy Record labels, and even maybe some Elmore James, Buddy Guy, Little Junior Parker, Little Johnny Taylor, and BB King (in his early years).

Alabama Mike & The Mighty Revelators

Sat, Aug 13 @ 1pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

7th Street Big Band

Sat, Aug 13 @ 1pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Advertised as “not your grandparents’ big band,” 7th Street Big Band was conceived in the depths of East San Jose by drummer and bandleader Gabby Horlick. With its fresh injection of contemporary influences into the big band format, the group is a showcase for some of the South Bay’s best young jazz talent.

7th Street Big Band

7th Street Big Band

Sat, Aug 13 @ 1pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Michael Webster Quartet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 2pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Michael Webster’s quartet project brings together bassist Ryan Trujillo, drummer Daniel Williams and pianist Jonathan Franaszek to present a sound distilled from Bay Area roots.

Michael Webster Quartet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 2pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

New Orleans Suspects with Tribal Gold & Erica Falls

Sat, Aug 13 @ 2pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

This all-star performance is a convergence of New Orleans cultural heavyweights. Crescent City musical veterans the New Orleans Suspects, alongside a guest appearance from vocalist Erica Falls, set the musical tone for a vibrant set that will feature New Orleans Indians Big Chief Juan Pardo & The Golden Comanche.

New Orleans Suspects with Tribal Gold & Erica Falls

Sat, Aug 13 @ 2pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Synchronicity

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3pm
Swing Stage

Synchronicity is a classical jazz ensemble of alumni from various Bay Area big bands, in the tradition of Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Quincy Jones and Oliver Nelson.

Synchronicity

Synchronicity

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3pm
Swing Stage

Monterey Jazz Festival Regional All-Star Vocal Ensemble

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

The Monterey Jazz Festival Regional All-Star Vocal ensemble features the top voice students from across Monterey County, who all come together to participate in an advanced choir.

Monterey Jazz Festival Regional All-Star Vocal Ensemble

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Omar Sosa Quarteto Americanos

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Cuban composer and pianist Omar Sosa is one of the most versatile jazz artists on the scene today. He fuses a wide range of jazz, world music, and electronic elements with his native Afro-Cuban roots to create a fresh and original urban sound – all with a Latin jazz heart.

Omar Sosa Quarteto Americanos

Omar Sosa Quarteto Americanos

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Silvana Estrada

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3:30pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Called “one of Mexico’s greatest young talents and vocalists” by KCRW’s José Galvan, Silvana, who is 23 years old, is the new voice of a movement of independent female artists who have characterized Latin Alternative music over the past decade. 

Silvana Estrada

Silvana Estrada

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3:30pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Son Habana

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3:45pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Fused with the contemporary rhythms of modern Latin music – Salsa, Bachata, Timba, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero, and Latin Jazz – Son Habana crafts a distinct sound that serves as a new identity for Cuban music.

Son Habana

Son Habana

Sat, Aug 13 @ 3:45pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Monterey Jazz Festival Regional All-Star Band

Sat, Aug 13 @ 4pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

The Monterey Jazz Festival Regional All-Star Band features the top music students from across Monterey County, who all come together to participate in middle and high school big bands.

Monterey Jazz Festival Regional All-Star Band

Sat, Aug 13 @ 4pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Sat, Aug 13 @ 4pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

For 60 years, South Africa’s five-time Grammy Award winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves and charming onstage banter, all while singing a message of peace, love and harmony.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Sat, Aug 13 @ 4pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Tribal Gold

Sat, Aug 13 @ 4:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

When The New Orleans Suspects and the Golden Comanche unite, they’re known as Tribal Gold. A convergence in the works for a decade, their pairing is meant to highlight New Orleans culture, music and the Mardi Gras Indian heritage.

Tribal Gold

Tribal Gold

Sat, Aug 13 @ 4:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Top Shelf

Sat, Aug 13 @ 5pm
Swing Stage

Top Shelf Big Band brings the swinging sounds of live jazz and ballroom dancing to life. Enjoy vintage jazz and standards made famous by groups like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Glenn Miller and Les Brown with this 17-piece orchestra.

Top Shelf

Sat, Aug 13 @ 5pm
Swing Stage

Brubeck Brothers

Sat, Aug 13 @ 5pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Sons of jazz giant Dave Brubeck, Chris and Dan Brubeck have been making music together practically all their lives. Although their quartet’s style is rooted in “straight-ahead” jazz, their concerts reveal an inherent ability to explore and play odd time signatures while naturally integrating the influences of funk, blues and world music.

Brubeck Brothers

Sat, Aug 13 @ 5pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Erica Falls

Sat, Aug 13 @ 5:30pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Noted as the “new queen of New Orleans Neo-Soul,” vocalist and songwriter Erica Falls credits her unique vintage sound to her childhood growing up in New Orleans’ 9th Ward, where her parents introduced her to Roberta Flack, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughn, and Whitney Houston.

Erica Falls

Sat, Aug 13 @ 5:30pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Leela James

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

R&B powerhouse singer/songwriter Leela James first burst onto the scene with her 2006 debut album A Change is Gonna Come, introducing audiences to her soaring sultry vocal dexterity. She quickly garnered nominations for Outstanding New Artist at the NAACP Image Awards and Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist at the 2008 Soul Train Music Awards.

Leela James

Leela James

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Clave Dura

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Crafting a fusion of salsa, Cumbia, merengue and bachata, Clave Dura brings together the collective talent of multiple musicians to deliver the authentic sounds of Puerto Rico and Colombia.

Clave Dura

Clave Dura

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Lionmilk Quartet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

The music of Lionmilk reflects the diverse subculture of the Los Angeles beat and jazz scenes. With honesty at its forefront, he expresses sound with eclectic pleasure.

Lionmilk

Lionmilk Quartet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Louisiana native Curley Taylor has been around music all of his life.  Born into a musical family, drums were Curley’s first instrument.  Curley began his professional career at age 16 by playing drums in his father’s band, Jude Taylor and the Burning Flames, a band deep in Louisiana Blues, Soul and Zydeco.

Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Kim Nalley Band with Terell Stafford

Sat, Aug 13 @ 7pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Kim Nalley is an internationally acclaimed vocalist with a three and a half octave range that goes from gritty to sublime. An SJZ crowd favorite, Nalley has performed globally and shared the stage with a who’s who of jazz greats.

Kim Nalley Band with Terell Stafford

Sat, Aug 13 @ 7pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Footnotes Big Band

Sat, Aug 13 @ 7pm
Swing Stage

Footnotes Jazz Band is a San Francisco Bay Area big band that showcases the music of various contemporary and classic jazz composers including Ellington, Thad Jones and Gordon Goodwin to name a few.

Footnotes Big Band

Sat, Aug 13 @ 7pm
Swing Stage

Raul Midón

Sat, Aug 13 @ 7:30pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Grammy nominated Raul Midón – dubbed “an eclectic adventurist” by People magazine – has released 10 studio albums as a solo artist and collaborated with such heroes as Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder and Bill Withers, along with contributing to recordings by Queen Latifah, Snoop Dogg and the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s She Hate Me.

Raul Midon

Raul Midón

Sat, Aug 13 @ 7:30pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Sabor de mi Cuba

Sat, Aug 13 @ 8pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Led by percussionist Carlitos Medrano, Sabor De Mi Cuba fuses Medrano’s Afro-Cuban roots with a world music flourish. Since 2012, the group has been a vehicle for his own compositions and arrangements.

Carlitos Medrano

Sabor de mi Cuba

Sat, Aug 13 @ 8pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Charlie Wilson

Sat, Aug 13 @ 8pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Some people might say that after notching ten number one singles, 13 Grammy Award nominations, a New York Times best-selling memoir and ongoing sold-out, coast-to-coast arena tours, Charlie Wilson has proven his point. But he isn’t planning on slowing down anytime soon.

Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson

Sat, Aug 13 @ 8pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Navy Band Southwest

Sat, Aug 13 @ 9pm
Swing Stage

Navy Band Southwest is one of the Navy’s finest and oldest continuing musical organizations. Now with over 90 years of support to the San Diego community, the band serves as the musical ambassador for the Commander, Navy Region Southwest.

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Navy Band Southwest

Sat, Aug 13 @ 9pm
Swing Stage

Orquesta Taino

Sat, Aug 13 @ 9:45pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Inspired by bands and individuals such as Ray Barretto, Tito Puente, Willie Rosario, Eddie Palmieri and many others, Orquesta Taino has developed into one of the most solid, hard-hitting salsa bands in the Bay Area.

Orquesta Taino

Orquesta Taino

Sat, Aug 13 @ 9:45pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Takuya Kuroda Quintet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 10pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

A highly-respected trumpeter born in Kobe, Japan, Takuya Kuroda is a forward-thinking musician that has developed a unique hybrid sound, blending soulful jazz, funk, post-bop, fusion and hip hop music.

Takuya Kuroda

Takuya Kuroda Quintet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 10pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Cheflee

Sat, Aug 13 @ Midnight
SJZ Break Room Stage

Cheflee

Cheflee

Sat, Aug 13 @ Midnight
SJZ Break Room Stage

Full Spectrum Jazz Band

Sun, Aug 14 @ 11am
Swing Stage

Full Spectrum Big Band Jazz has delighted audiences with traditional and modern big band sounds since 1996. Performance styles range from laid-back Count Basie swing to poly-rhythmic modern Latin. FSJ has a diverse catalog of exceptional music, including original compositions and venerable jazz standards.

Full Spectrum Jazz Band

Sun, Aug 14 @ 11am
Swing Stage

Mr. Clifford’s Young Jazz All Stars

Sun, Aug 14 @ Noon
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Directed by musician/educator “Mr. Clifford” Samoranos, Summer Fest presents the youngest group of gifted young musicians that embody the enduring American legacy of Jazz. The group will perform their interpretations of timeless musical compositions.

 

Mr. Clifford’s Young Jazz All Stars

Sun, Aug 14 @ Noon
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Kid Andersen

Sun, Aug 14 @ Noon
Hammer4 Stage

Chris “Kid” Andersen is a Norwegian blues guitarist who moved to San Jose in 2001. A significant force in the West Coast blues scene, Kid is driving the force behind Greaseland Records.

Kid Andersen

Kid Andersen

Sun, Aug 14 @ Noon
Hammer4 Stage

SJZ High School All Stars U19s

Sun, Aug 14 @ Noon
SJZ Break Room Stage

SJZ High School All Stars U19s

SJZ High School All Stars U19s

Sun, Aug 14 @ Noon
SJZ Break Room Stage

Telmary & Friends

Sun, Aug 14 @ Noon
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Telmary is one of Cuba’s leading, cutting edge hip-hop and urban music artists. Her study of English, theater, and writing informed her work in the Havana music scene during the late ’90s and early 2000s.

Telmary & Friends

Sun, Aug 14 @ Noon
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Marina Crouse Band featuring Garth Webber

Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Opera isn’t normally thought of as a path to success in the world of jazz and blues, but it’s the route (with some detours) that Marina Crouse took to become one of the most notable rising talents on the San Francisco/Bay Area music scene.

Marina Crouse Band featuring Garth Webber

Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Los Gatos-Saratoga Big Band

Sun, Aug 14 @ 1pm
Swing Stage

The musical focus of the LGS Big Band is dance, jazz, Latin and vocals in all styles. The classics from Miller, Basie, Brown, and Goodman are among the featured songs as well as more modern works by arrangers such as Nestico, Goodwin, Carter, Hefti, Wolpe and more.

Los Gatos-Saratoga Big Band

Sun, Aug 14 @ 1pm
Swing Stage

Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco

Sun, Aug 14 @ 1pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

The Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco (LJYE) is a performing group of talented musicians ages ten to 18. The ensemble is celebrating 21 years of providing students the opportunity to learn Latin jazz and perform at public venues while on full scholarships.

Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco

Sun, Aug 14 @ 1pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Mosaic America Presents RIGHTSTARTER

Sun, Aug 14 @ 1pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

San Jose collab RIGHTSTARTER offers a guttural artistic response to this global moment, seeking to illuminate submerged truths, transgress boundaries, subvert expectations and assert denied identities in hostile times. The sound is a dynamic mix of funk, musique concréte, and free jazz.

Mosaic America Presents RIGHTSTARTER

Sun, Aug 14 @ 1pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

LMR Jazz Orchestra Featuring Tierney Sutton

Sun, Aug 14 @ 1pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

The LMR Jazz Orchestra (formerly known as the Long Meadow Ranch All Star Big Band) is a 17-member large jazz ensemble drawn from an internationally accomplished group of musicians that have played across the world.

Tierney Sutton

LMR Jazz Orchestra Featuring Tierney Sutton

Sun, Aug 14 @ 1pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

SJZ High School All Stars

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

The SJZ High School All Stars is a regional, audition-based music education program for students interested in the study and performance of jazz. The program includes a large ensemble and a combo.

SJZ High School All Stars on Main Stage.

SJZ High School All Stars

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Peter Bernstein & Bruce Forman

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
Hammer4 Stage

Peter Bernstein

Peter Bernstein & Bruce Forman

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
Hammer4 Stage

Mikailo Kasha’s Double Trio

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Mikailo Kasha

Mikailo Kasha’s Double Trio

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Javon Jackson’s “Charlie Parker at 100,” Ft. Gary Bartz, Charles McPherson & Donald Harrison

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

To help celebrate late bebop pioneer Charlie Park’s incalculable impact on jazz, four saxophone titans unite on the Summer Fest Main Stage for a centennial celebration.

Javon Jackson’s “Charlie Parker at 100,” Ft. Gary Bartz, Charles McPherson & Donald Harrison

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Memphissippi Sounds

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2:15pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Memphissippi Sounds is the partnership of multi-instrumentalists Damion Pearson and Cameron Kimbrough. Hailing from Memphis and North Mississippi, respectively, this dynamic duo bring together musical traditions from American landscapes which are essentially adjacent and also worlds apart. 

 



Memphissippi Sounds

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2:15pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Judith Hill

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Praised by Rolling Stone for her “stellar powerhouse vocals,” Grammy-winning singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Judith Hill had the distinct privilege of being one of the final musicians to be mentored by the late Prince, who co-produced her debut album, Back in Time

Judith Hill

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Swing Solution

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3pm
Swing Stage

The Swing Solution is a classic big band specializing in music from the ’40s through the swing revival of the ’90s and beyond.

Swing Solution

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3pm
Swing Stage

The Flannels

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Comprised mainly of students from Oakland’s School of the Arts, the Flannels showcase an infectious youthful exuberance that’s helping them prove jazz music can still rock a party.

The Flannels

The Flannels

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

ADG7

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

With one foot in the world of tradition and another in glitzy upbeat pop, Ak Dan Gwang Chil (ADG7) is a multi-award winning group featuring three powerhouse female folk singers and a rich repertoire inspired by Korea’s sacred, shamanic ritual music (gut) and beloved folk songs (minyo) of Hwanghae Province.

ADG7

ADG7

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Mario y su Timbeko

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3:30pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Formed by Cuban singer, songwriter and percussionist Mario “Mayito” Salomón, Timbeko incorporates elements of R&B, gospel, jazz and funk into the sounds of popular Cuban Salsa, also known as Timba.

Mario y su Timbeko

Mario y su Timbeko

Sun, Aug 14 @ 3:30pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Aki Kumar

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Aki Kumar left his native home in Mumbai, India for the United States with the intention of working as a software engineer. Then he discovered the sounds of the blues, and his life changed dramatically. 

Aki Kumar

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Nellie McKay

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
Hammer4 Stage

Called “…a sly, articulate musician who sounds comfortable in any era” by the New York Times, singer-songwriter Nellie McKay’s creative talent has extended to acclaimed efforts in studio and on the Broadway stage.

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
Hammer4 Stage

Stanley Clarke

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Four-time Grammy Award Winner Stanley Clarke has attained “living legend” status during his over 50-year career as a bass virtuoso. He is the first bassist in history who doubles on acoustic and electric bass with equal ferocity and the first jazz-fusion bassist ever to headline tours, selling out shows worldwide.

Stanley Clarke

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Oddity

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Oddity

Oddity

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Keyon Harrold

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Hailed as “the future of the trumpet” by none other than Wynton Marsalis, Keyon Harrold is an inventive, multidisciplinary, genre-fluid artist, bandleader, composer, arranger, and platinum music producer whose creative touch has extended into partnerships of varying format and tradition.

Keyon Harrold

Keyon Harrold

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5pm
Montgomery Theater Stage

Nicole Henry

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Since her debut, Nicole Henry has established herself among the jazz world’s most acclaimed performers, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance.

Nicole Henry at Summer Fest 2014

Nicole Henry

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Ames Jazz Band

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5pm
Swing Stage

The NASA Ames Jazz Band (AJB) is the large ensemble of the “Jazz Band” Club of the NASA Ames Exchange.  The group’s eighteen musicians are drawn from the Ames community, as well as from the local Bay Area.

Ames Jazz Band

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5pm
Swing Stage

Orquesta Latin Heat

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5:30pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Orquesta Latin Heat is one of the Bay Area’s most popular dance. bands. Featuring a swinging three-piece horn section, fiery rhythms and authentic Latin percussion and vocals, the group performs sizzling Salsa, Merengue, Latin Jazz, cumbia and more.

Orquesta Latin Heat

Orquesta Latin Heat

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5:30pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Tribute to Clifford Coulter

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5:45pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Tribute to Clifford Coulter

Sun, Aug 14 @ 5:45pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Adrien Brandeis

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
Hammer4 Stage

An award-winning pianist, composer and arranger in his native France, Adrien Brandeis carries an open musical sensibility, pulling from influences as varied as Ruben Gonzalez, Brad Mehldau, Chick Corea and Bill Evans.

Adrien Brandeis

Adrien Brandeis

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
Hammer4 Stage

Danie

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Danie

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Ledisi

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

2021 Grammy winner Ledisi is a twelve time Grammy nominated powerhouse vocalist with a career spanning almost two decades. Since arriving on the scene in the late 1990’s, she’s garnered three Soul Train Music awards, an NAACP Theater Award and six NAACP Image Award nominations.

Ledisi

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
Sobrato Organization Main Stage

Jazz Organ Fellowship Celebrates Dr. Lonnie Smith

Sun, Aug 14 @ 7pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Dr. Lonnie Smith performs at the 2006 festival

Jazz Organ Fellowship Celebrates Dr. Lonnie Smith

Sun, Aug 14 @ 7pm
Hammer Theatre Stage

Orquesta Borinquen

Sun, Aug 14 @ 7:30pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Orquesta Borinquen features some of the youngest and most talented musicians in the Bay Area salsa scene today. Lead and directed by Bill Ortega Jr., Borinquen always puts on an electrifying show and then some.

Orquesta Borinquen

Orquesta Borinquen

Sun, Aug 14 @ 7:30pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Keyon Harrold

Sun, Aug 14 @ 8pm
SJZ Break Room Stage

Hailed as “the future of the trumpet” by none other than Wynton Marsalis, Keyon Harrold is an inventive, multidisciplinary, genre-fluid artist, bandleader, composer, arranger, and platinum music producer whose creative touch has extended into partnerships of varying format and tradition.

Keyon Harrold

Keyon Harrold

Sun, Aug 14 @ 8pm
SJZ Break Room Stage