Vocalist Amy D. and vibraphonist Dillon Vado present a new collaborative project focused on the exploration and presentation of reflective songs that act as doorways to genuine feelings.
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.
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.
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.
Powerhouse jazz vocalist Nicole Henry will return to the San Jose Jazz Festival to celebrate the release of her eighth CD, Time to Love Again, an eclectic mix of jazz standards and reimagined pop tunes by a diverse group of iconic composers including Anthony Newley, James Taylor, Rodgers & Hart, Buffy St. Marie, Ned Washington, Stevie Wonder and Joan Armatrading.