Posts Tagged ‘Modern Jazz’

Leading the Way – Women in Jazz

August 7, 2015

From the scores arranged by Melba Liston, to the important role Mary Lou Williams played in jazz instrumentation, to the well-known enchanting voice of Billie Holiday, women have long contributed to the dynamic and extensive field of jazz. With an added focus on women in jazz at this year’s Summer Fest, you’ll find a wealth of vibrant female voices in jazz throughout downtown San Jose this weekend, voices blazing trails and molding what it means to …

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Summer Fest After Dark

August 7, 2012

  When the last notes die down at the Main Stage, it’s time to discover just what the festival has going on after dark. These more intimate gatherings will showcase the breadth of the festival’s line-up. They’re also sure to bring inspirational, free-form moments that have long happened at our late-night events. Drum! Night For the fourth straight year, Drum! Magazine will team up with San Jose Jazz for Drum! Night. Kenny Aronoff, Tim Yeung …

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