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Sovoso, Corner Pocket & Others at S.J. Jazz Festival this Weekend.

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  • Jerry Miller
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      Check out the Events section of the Bay Drum Web Site for the most
      current listing of African American Events in the Bay Area
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      1999 AT&T SAN JOSE JAZZ FESTIVAL

      San Jose, Downtown - August 13th - 15th, 1999

      For additional information, visit http//www.sanjosejazz.org/festival

      FREE Entertainment on TEN Stages, located between Post St. and San Carlos,
      and around First and Market Streets

      Southwest Airlines • Odyssey Gospel • Ford Latin & Salsa • Xilinx Tech
      Museum • www.sanjose.org Museum • Gordon Biersch Courtyard •
      Starbucks/Forest City Enterprises Big Band • KICU 36 Blues 'n BBQ •
      MindSpring Women in Jazz Stage • Applied Materials Youth in Jazz
      ______

      ARTISTS LINE-UP

      * Southwest Airlines Main Stage

      FRIDAY, AUGUST 13th

      5:30
      Lavay Smith & Her Red-Hot Skillet Lickers - Nine pieces of Blues, R&B, and
      pure fun

      7:30
      Little Charlie & the Nightcats - Alligator Records cats, playing jump &
      swing Jazz

      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      11:00
      Sovoso - A capella sextet, mix of Jazz, R&B, World & Pop

      12:00
      Michael Davis Group - San Jose native & trombonist for the Rolling Stones,
      featuring Bill Reichenbach

      2:00
      Mingus Amungus - Alive in Cuba, playing outside the confines of traditional
      Jazz

      4:00
      Johnny Almendra y Los Jòvenes del Barrio, featuring Jillian Authentic
      Charanga, and it swings!

      6:00
      Chuck Mangione - Flugelhornist/composer/conductor extraordinaire

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      11:00
      Corner Pocket - Vocal Jazz Octet in the Style of Manhattan Transfer

      12:00
      Jon Jang Quarter - Composer, pianist, and Artistic Director

      2:00
      Cedar Walton Trio with Billy Higgins - Reaffirming his place as a pillar of
      Jazz Piano

      4:00
      Ray Baretto & Kenny Burrell with New World Spirit - The Duke "enclave" - a
      Latin Jazz tribute to Duke Ellington

      6:00
      Nnenna Freelon with Ernie Watts - Concord Records recording artist with
      very special guest, Ernie Watts, tenor sax
      ______

      * Odyssey - A Hallmark & Henson Network Gospel Stage

      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      1:00
      Emmanuel Baptist Church Male Chorus - Soul-stirring music

      3:00
      Maranatha Christian Center Hope of Glory Mass Choir - This high-spirited
      group will leave you in tears

      4:30
      Rejoice Gospel Ensemble - Fresh, hip, 90s Gospel sound

      6:30
      TBA

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      1:00
      Pamela Bluford - 1999 Bay Area Gospel recording artist of the year

      3:00
      Joyfull Noize - Positive a capella force of Gospel/Jazz

      4:30
      Roy Tyler and New Directions - The Professor of Gospel & Cool

      6:30
      TBA
      ______

      * Ford Motor Company Latin Jazz & Salsa Stage

      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      12:00
      Safari - High energy Afro-Cuban dance rhythms

      2:00
      John Santos & Machete Ensemble - World Class Latin Jazz

      4:00
      Bermudes Triangle - Latin Jazz All-Stars playing hot, tropical dance

      6:00
      Los Hombres Calientes - Irvin Mayfield, Bill Summers, & Jason Marsalis--New
      Orleans style Latin chops

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      12:00
      Charanga Nueve - Nine-piece Afro-Cuban music in the Charanga orchestration

      2:00
      The Ray Vega Latin Jazz Quintet featuring Pete Escovedo Trumptet,
      Flugelhorn Concord Recording Star

      4:00
      Orquesta La Moderna Tradición - Classic Cuban dance music

      6:00
      Dulce Mambo - Twelve-piece, primarily all-female Salsa band--¡Salsa
      feminina!
      ______

      * The Xilinx Tech Museum Stage

      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      12:00
      Que Calor - Keeping the flame of Latin Jazz burning

      2:00
      David Friesen and Denny Zeitlin - Bass and piano for the New Millenium

      4:00
      Habib Koite and Bamada - The roots of American Blues

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      12:00
      David Ladd's Downtown All-Stars - Contemporary Jazz & party music

      2:00
      Loops and Lines - Playing grooves, bending old & new

      4:00
      Red Holloway, tenor & alto - With Eddie Marshall, drums, Jeff Chambers,
      bass and Smith Dobson, piano
      ______

      * www.sanjose.org Museum Stage
      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      1:00
      Edmund Velasco Quintet - Heavy groove, infectious phrasing, original music

      2:30
      Taylor Eigsti - 14 year-old piano prodigy & an All-Star quartet

      4:00
      Missy Hasin Qartet - Cellist in a straight-ahead mood

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      1:00
      Chris Amberger Trio and his well-tempered bass

      2:30
      Holly Hofmann & Bill Cunliffe - Flute and piano duo

      4:00
      Toni Scott & Her Quintet - Swinging, sultry vocalist--her first time at our
      Jazz Festival in San Jose!
      ______

      * Gordon Biersch Courtyard Stage

      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      12:30
      Soul Sauce - Performing the Cal Tjader sound

      2:30
      Wally Schnalle Quartet - Bay Area stickman leading his own group

      4:30
      Cubanacan - Classic Salsa sound

      7:00
      Sandy Cressman & Brasileira - A musical journey through the rich world of
      Brazilian Jazz

      9:00
      Jazz Jam, hosted by Miles Perkins

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      12:30
      Mimi Fox Band - Female guitarist with high-spirited, harmonious energy

      2:30
      Fasmania - Big Band Jazz

      4:30
      Kim Nalley Band - Jazz/Blues

      7:00
      Jazz Jam, hosted by Rory Snyder
      ______

      * Starbucks/Forest City Enterprises Big Band Stage

      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      12:00
      Swing Fever with vocalist Denise Perrier - Happy, foot-tapping swing at its
      best

      2:00
      Terry Summa Orchestra - Sixteen-piece big band featuring vocalist Wendy
      McCain

      4:00
      Bill Travis Swing Orchestra - Jump and Jive to classic swing

      6:00
      John Capobianco Orchestra - Charts the sounds of Billy May, Nat King Cole,
      & Frank Sinatra

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      12:00
      Black Market Jazz Orchestra - Modern day Big Band, playing a cross between
      Count Basie and Natalie Cole

      2:00
      Esquire - The "Today" Big Band with the "Yesterday Flavor"

      4:00
      Phil Norman Tentet - Cool, West Coast Jazz

      6:00
      San Jose Jazz Festival Big Band - An All-Star band playing The Suites of
      San Jose as well as other hot tunes
      _____

      * KICU 36 Blues 'n BBQ Stage

      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      1:00
      The Duke Jethro Band - A veteran of B.B. King's greatest band

      3:00
      Cedricke Dennis - A fiery guitarist with a mixed bag of Blues and Funk

      5:00
      Johnny Nocturne Band featuring Kim Nalley - A swinging bluesman with a
      powerhouse band

      7:00
      Dave Meniketti Band - A leader in rock-fused Blues, with lightning chops

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      1:00
      John Hammond and the "Late Rent Session Men" featuring Barry Finnerty - A
      groovy B-3 soldier and ex-Miles guitarist

      3:00
      Taylor P. Collins - A classy Blues diva with a smoldering groove

      5:00
      Terry Hanck Band - "Soul Rockers," a rockin' saxman with power and punch
      all day, all night

      7:00
      Chris Cain Band - A bonified super Blues star, with roots in our own
      backyard
      _____

      * MindSpring Women in Jazz Stage

      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      12:00
      Dena DeRose Quartet - Gifted vocalist & pianist in the Red Garland vein

      2:00
      Sylvia Cuenca Quintet - Piping hot drummer, cool mainstream music

      4:00
      Harvey Wainapel Quartet - Tenor sax man on the scene for the past 17
      years--recipient of the 1998 Blue Chip Jazz CD Award

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      1:00
      Rebecca Coupe Franks Trio - Rebecca Coupe, trumpet; Emiko Hayashi, piano;
      Steve Larkin, bass

      3:00
      Joyce Cooling Group - At the top of the charts with Smooth Contemporary
      Jazz

      5:00
      Gail Dobson Septet - Outstanding Bay Area vocalist with an All-Star
      group--new CD release Now and Then

      7:00
      TBA
      ______

      * Applied Materials Youth In Jazz Stage

      SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th

      12:00
      Tomales High School - Fred Campbell, Leader. Winning High School Combo in
      the Jazz Society's 1999 Youth Jazz Competition

      1:00
      Santa Teresa H.S. Quartet - Aaron Williams, Ryan Meagher, Jon Manuel, &
      Jeff Gutierrez

      2:00
      Britton Middle School Big Band - Ernie Lima, Leader. Winning Middle School
      Big Band in the Jazz Society's 1999 Youth Jazz Competition

      3:00
      Jazz Goes to College 101--Intermediate Big Band. Wowed the house in their
      exhibition concert at San Jose State University

      4:00
      Jazz Goes to College Faculty - All-Star jam with the professional artists &
      educators who whipped the Jazz Society's Jazz campers into outstanding
      shape!

      5:00
      Swing Lesson - Playing the music of the 40s, 50s, 60s & 70s

      SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th

      12:00
      Ken Chou Trio - Fine pianist, playing Straght Ahead. Just polished their
      chops in June at the Jazz Society's summer Jazz Camp

      1:00
      Independence High School - Winning Jazz Choir at the Jazz Society's 1999
      Youth Jazz Competition

      2:00
      Gunn High School Combo - A superb High School Combo from the Jazz Society's
      1999 Youth Jazz Competition

      3:00
      Gunn High School Big Band - Outstanding High School Big Band from Palo Alto

      4:00
      Jazz Goes to College Camp 102 - Advanced Big Band

      5:00
      Cooke Quintet - Acoustic modern Jazz rooted in the 60s and 70s modal style


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