Posts Tagged ‘Javon-Jackson’

Fest Five: Soulandjazz “Jazz Doctor” Brad Stone

August 9, 2017

Resembling somewhat of a superhero, Dr. Brad Stone teaches Chemistry at San Jose State University at day but at night turns into an award wining jazz radio programmer, host and producer. His superhero name? The Jazz Doctor. To say he knows a thing or two about jazz is an understatement.   To hear Dr. Stone in action, check out his program “the Creative Source” on, an online radio station based in the UK. Check out …

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Fest Five: “Festologist” Jonathan Gonzalez

August 8, 2017

Jonathan Gonzalez has been a long-time fan and supporter of San Jose Jazz. In the past, you’d find Jonathan working alongside the info team at Summer Fest, always answering Fest inquiries with a smile. This year, he takes on the role of “Festologist,” providing VIP attendees with their personal Summer Fest concierge. Love an artist or sound and need some recommendations on what else to see? Find him in the VIP area Saturday and Sunday near …

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SJZ Recommends: Straight Ahead Jazz at Summer Fest

August 3, 2017

Are you a cool jazz cat inspired by the bebop and post-bop sounds that ushered in a new way to think of the jazz art form? Do you use Summer Fest weekend as a way to glimpse into the creative minds of jazz legends and upcoming talents looking to continue jazz’s storied legacy? If so, look no further than this list. Below, we highlight five groups sure to celebrate the great musicianship of jazz music …

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