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Winter Fest 2014: Exclusive Interview with Miguel Atwood-Ferguson (Pt. I)

Violist, band leader, soloist, arranger, composer, educator (and human) Miguel Atwood-Ferguson is a musician who defies musical boundaries. If you ask him, it’s just an outgrowth of his upbringing, which involved hearing classical masters while still in his crib and being exposed to the ever-more-diverse catalogues his family members compiled as they chased their own…

Winter Fest 2014 Spotlight: Amina Figarova

Exceptional pianist Amina Figarova arrives in San Jose for Winter Fest 2014 in early March. Read on to get acquainted with her before she takes the stage inside the intimate Theatre on San Pedro Square on March 2. She’s a must see for straight-ahead jazz enthusiasts as well as those interested in fiercely original voices…

Winter Fest 2014: Exclusive Interview with La Santa Cecilia

Latin eclectics La Santa Cecilia arrive in San Jose for Winter Fest 2014 fresh off a win for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album at the Grammy® Awards. With a sound that includes both Janice Joplin and Ramon Ayala as influences and styles like cumbia, bossa nova, jazz and klezmer music sprinkled into their sound, this four…

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