2022 Lineup / UA Local 393 Break Room Stage

Conceived as a popup, state-of-the-art video production studio during the height of the Coronavirus pandemic, the UA Local 393 Break Room has become one of San Jose’s best-loved small venues, capping at around 100 seats. The intimate seating and club vibe provide a great counterpart to the Latin Tropical Stage, just steps away. You’ll need an All Stages or higher wristband and Priority Access and above ticket holders have first-in access.

Caroline Chung & Citizens Jazz

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
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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. 

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Caroline Chung & Citizens Jazz

Fri, Aug 12 @ 6pm
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Isaiah Sharkey

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
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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.

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Isaiah Sharkey

Fri, Aug 12 @ 8pm
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Joel Ross

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10pm
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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
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Joel Ross

Fri, Aug 12 @ 10pm
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Lionmilk Quartet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6pm
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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.

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Lionmilk Quartet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 6pm
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Noah and the Arkiteks

Sat, Aug 13 @ 8pm
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Noah and the Arkiteks is a San Jose-based, alternative-flavored soul ensemble led by soul singer-songwriter Noah. The group will debut “A Way Out,” a work Noah composed as a recipient of SJZ’s 2022 Jazz Aid Fund initiative, with a six-piece band.

 

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Noah and the Arkiteks

Sat, Aug 13 @ 8pm
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Takuya Kuroda Quintet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 10pm
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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.

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Takuya Kuroda Quintet

Sat, Aug 13 @ 10pm
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Cheflee

Sat, Aug 13 @ 11:55pm
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Cheflee
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Cheflee

Sat, Aug 13 @ 11:55pm
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SJZ High School All Stars U19s

Sun, Aug 14 @ 12pm
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The SJZ U19s feature some of the finest young musicians from Greater Silicon Valley in a small combo setting. It’s a self-run, self curated group that allows promising young players at the pre-professional level an opportunity to truly express themselves.

 

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SJZ High School All Stars U19s

Sun, Aug 14 @ 12pm
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Mikailo Kasha’s Double Trio

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
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An unconventional bassist, Mikailo Kasha is dedicated to pushing past the traditional restraints of his instrument. Striving to create new environments through his cinematic compositional style and visionary outlook, he brings a refreshing perspective to scenes around the globe.

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Mikailo Kasha’s Double Trio

Sun, Aug 14 @ 2pm
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Oddity

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
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Hailing from the East Bay, Oddity is a sonic storyteller seeking refuge in the intersections of jazz, hip-hop and neo-soul. With influences ranging from Billy Strayhorn to D’Angelo, Oddity can be found wherever inspiration strikes – be it a tender touch on a warm Rhodes, a heavy dilla-style backbeat, or a bluesy trombone melody.

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Oddity

Sun, Aug 14 @ 4pm
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Danie

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
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Mexican-American LA native Danie showcases a sound that’s a thoughtful mixture of retro 60’s Chicano soul and ‘70s glam with a sultry R&B twist.

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Danie

Sun, Aug 14 @ 6pm
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Keyon Harrold

Sun, Aug 14 @ 8pm
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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.

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Keyon Harrold

Sun, Aug 14 @ 8pm
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