Sessions at Five Points: Winter Fest Edition - San Jose Jazz

Sessions at Five Points: Winter Fest Edition

Come celebrate the South Bay’s stacked jazz scene every Monday night at Five Points with a free jazz jam, co-presented by San Jose Jazz. Each evening begins with a concert by the house band followed by an open jam session for all jazz musicians looking to perform for a live audience. Reflecting a new bandleader each week, the band will serve up an evolving selection of jazz works.

This will be an extra special jazz jam featuring a larger house band in the spirit of our annual two-week festival. For the night, we have lined up a powerhouse of local jazz artists for a great night of music.

This week’s house band features SJZ Collective guitarist Hristo Vitchev as this week’s session leader with guitarist Rick Vandivier as the special guest. They will be accompanied by bassist Danny Gerz and drummer Jason Lewis.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to play and network with other musicians. If you’re not a musician, sneak in to witness the best-known, unknown, and soon-to-be-known jazz artists jamming the night away.

Five Points Cocktail Bar is one of downtown San Jose’s brightest spots for drinks and conversation. You’ll find delicious craft cocktails, distinctive local brews and limited menu of tasty bar bites, along with a jazz jam each Monday and the best regional jazz musicians Tuesday evening, curated by SJZ.

Free Event


Hristo Vitchev – guitar and session leader
Rick Vandivier – guitar and special guest
Danny Gerz – bass
Jason Lewis – drums