Posts Tagged ‘2018’

Wally Schnalle on the SJZ Collective’s First Tour

October 17, 2018

The SJZ Collective has embarked on their first international tour as a Collective. During their tour of Taiwan, they are scheduled to perform at the 2018 Taichung Jazz Festival, the Sappho Club in Taipei, and the Blue Note in Taipei. In this special blog post, the drummer and founder of the Collective Wally Schnalle writes in about their first big performance. (Tuesday, October 16, 2018) “Our time in Taiwan has been well worth the thirteen …

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Wealth of Drummers at Winter Fest 2018

February 9, 2018

This year’s Winter Fest is a drummer’s fest, of sorts. Drummers lead no less than six of the groups performing February 15–28. Leading off on opening night will be drummer Will Calhoun in a free performance on the Sonic Runway, a sound-responsive art installation direct from Burning Man to San Jose’s City Hall Plaza. Will has performed with many A-list musicians after coming to fame in the rock group Living Colour. This outdoor performance of …

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Winter Fest 2018 Playlist

January 24, 2018

Quality and variety are two hallmarks of any San Jose Jazz festival and this year’s Winter Fest, running from February 15 through 28, is no different. From the world’s best vocalists, including Grammy and Tony Award winner Dee Dee Bridgewater, to rising artist Veronica Swift; to some of the planet’s most virtuosic guitar players at International Guitar Night, there is a lot to discover, for any musical taste. Not sure which artists you want to …

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