2018 Lineup / Special Event

Film Screening: Rock Rubber 45s W/ Bobbito García

Fri, Aug 10 @ 7pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

San Jose Jazz and Universal Grammar present the South Bay premier of Rock Rubber 45s. This cinematic odyssey explores the connectivity of global basketball, sneaker and music lifestyle through the firsthand lens of authentic NYC culture orchestrator Bobbito García.

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Film Screening: Rock Rubber 45s W/ Bobbito García

Fri, Aug 10 @ 7pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Orquesta Latin Heat

Fri, Aug 10 @ 9pm
Special Event
GlassHouse

One of the Bay Area’s most popular dance bands, Orquesta Latin Heat provides the soundtrack for the Fest’s official salsa afterparty on Friday night. Featuring a swinging 3 piece horn section, fiery rhythms and authentic Latin percussion and vocals, the band performs sizzling salsa, merengue, Latin jazz, cumbia and more.

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Orquesta Latin Heat

Fri, Aug 10 @ 9pm
Special Event
GlassHouse

Bobbito García a.k.a. Kool Bob Love

Fri, Aug 10 @ Midnight
Special Event
Continental Bar

During the 1990s, Bobbito Garcia was one-half of the “Stretch and Bobbito” program on WKCR. The duo introduced the world to an unsigned Nas, Biggie and Wu-Tang, as well as an unknown Jay-Z, Eminem and the Fugees. In 1998, the Source Magazine voted them as “The Best Hip Hop Radio Show of All Time.”

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Bobbito García a.k.a. Kool Bob Love

Fri, Aug 10 @ Midnight
Special Event
Continental Bar
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Next Gen Jam

Sat, Aug 11 @ 6pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage

Young players, aged 18–21, bring your instrument and seize this opportunity to play and network with other musicians at the first Next Gen Jazz Jam. If you’re not a musician, sneak in to witness the best-known, unknown and soon-to-be-known jazz artists jamming the night away.

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Next Gen Jam

Sat, Aug 11 @ 6pm
SJMA Next Gen Stage