Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans’

Fest Sneak Peek: Summer Fest 2013 Line-Up Video

July 22, 2013

We say that every second weekend in August,  Summer Fest transforms downtown San Jose into a haven for live music of all forms. Our new San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2013 line-up video, handled with care by Siren Song Creations, delivers that idea with a creative twist. Watch as dozens of names pop up around, and fly high above, downtown San Jose. Make sure to see them in the flesh August 9-11 on 11 stages throughout …

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Jazz’s Many Faces on Display at Summer Fest

July 10, 2013

Jazz has taken on many signature sounds over the decades. Experience many of them in one weekend at Summer Fest Whether you’re a jazz expert or are new to the art form, there’s plenty to discover musically at Summer Fest. Over the second weekend in August, we will be offering many glimpses into jazz’s celebrated, and disparate, eras, from its early beginnings in New Orleans to its more recent flirtation with, and integration of, electronic …

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Fiddlin’ Around: An Exclusive Interview with Amanda Shaw

July 27, 2012

  With more than a decade and a half of experience as a songwriter already under her belt – and still only a few weeks shy of 22 – Amanda Shaw is no stranger to the spotlight. A constant ambassador for her beloved Crescent City, Shaw is a violin prodigy hoping to spread the spirit and rich musical history of New Orleans through her virtuoso playing, which has already taken her around the world. This …

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