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Calendar of Events

With a new SJZ Break Room series, SJZ has plenty of opportunities to hear great music!

Coming Events

Give the Drummer Some Master Class: Greg Hutchinson

Thu, May 9

5pm Pacific / SJZ Break Room

Jazz Magazine describes him as “the drummer of his generation” and indeed, Gregory Hutchinson is one of the most highly respected musicians of our time. His mastery of timing and expression of rhythms is at the core of his personal style. He is a musician’s drummer, soundly rooted in the jazz tradition he is able to approach all styles of music with supreme accuracy and imagination, decorating compositions with his natural feel and mind blowing innovation.

Houston Person Quartet featuring Greg Hutchinson

Thu, May 9

8pm Pacific / SJZ Break Room

Jazz Magazine describes him as “the drummer of his generation” and indeed, Gregory Hutchinson is one of the most highly respected musicians of our time. His mastery of timing and expression of rhythms is at the core of his personal style. He is a musician’s drummer, soundly rooted in the jazz tradition he is able to approach all styles of music with supreme accuracy and imagination, decorating compositions with his natural feel and mind blowing innovation.

Give the Drummer Some Master Class: Ron E. Beck

Thu, Jun 13

5pm Pacific / SJZ Break Room

Ron E. Beck was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. At age nineteen, after reaching the top of the Omaha music scene, Beck decided to go west along with his twin brother Donnie. 1975 through 1978 Ron E. toured and recorded with the highly acclaimed group Tower of Power.

Ron E. Beck with Joe Warner & Essiet Essiet

Thu, Jun 13

8pm Pacific / SJZ Break Room

Ron E. Beck was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. At age nineteen, after reaching the top of the Omaha music scene, Beck decided to go west along with his twin brother Donnie. 1975 through 1978 Ron E. toured and recorded with the highly acclaimed group Tower of Power.

Give the Drummer Some Master Class: Lenny White

Thu, Jul 11

5pm Pacific / SJZ Break Room

At 19, Lenny White played with Jackie McLean, recorded Bitches Brew with Miles Davis, and Red Clay with Freddie Hubbard. Lenny is one of the founding fathers of the jazz-rock movement and is a four-time Grammy Award winner.

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