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Remembering Trumpeter & Community Activist Eddie Gale

August 6, 2020Last month, San Jose lost its dedicated Ambassador of Jazz.Eddie Gale, the celebrated musician Sun Ra once called “the first avant garde trumpeter,” succumbed to cancer on July 10. Friends and family will take part in an online musical tribute for Gale on Saturday, August 8 from 2-4pm.In a recent column dedicated to…

Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation Sends Aid to Progressions Students

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented issues in our society. Beyond the obvious spread of the illness itself, it has created problems of isolation, loneliness, lost income and halted school programs. Many of our Progressions students are forced to stay home with less supervision by their parents, who must continue to work partial or full…

SJZ Collective: A Cultural Conversation

A multi-cultural potpourri of veteran educators.

SJZ Collective Takes Asia By Storm

The SJZ Collective just returned from a whirlwind tour of Asia.

Elio Villafranca: Cinque @ Summer Fest 2019

Chamber Music America awarded SJZ a 2019 Presenter Consortium.

SJZ Collective: 2019 Tour of Asia

And they’re off! The SJZ Collective have begun their 2019 Tour of Asia.

Exclusive Interview: Gilles Peterson

Gilles Peterson’s contributions to modern music are wide-ranging.

Wally Schnalle on the SJZ Collective's First Tour

The SJZ Collective has embarked on their first international tour.

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