Grammy nominated, Hammond organist, Brian Charette has established himself as a leading voice in modern jazz. He has worked with many notable artists such as Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan, Lou Donaldson, and countless others. Since moving to New York in 1995 from his native Meriden, Connecticut, Charette has become an integral part of the New York City jazz scene.
Widely recognized as one of New York’s premiere tenor saxophone voices. A sideman to artists as diverse as bass icon John Patitucci, organ legend Dr. Lonnie Smith, and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenon, John has performed extensively around the world for the last 20 years.
DAVE DOUGLAS - GREENLEAF MUSIC
Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer and educator from New York City.His unique contributions to improvised music have garnered distinguished recognition, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Aaron Copland award and two Grammy nominations.
BROOKLYN JAZZ UNDERGROUND
A more recent artist-run association that is creating vital new compositions—and building what could be a lasting support system for individualist bandleaders—is the Brooklyn Jazz Underground.
- HEALDSBURG JAZZ FESTIVAL
- SF JAZZ CENTER
- MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL
- YOSSI TAMIM
Born in Kfar-Saba, Israel, Yossi had a love for music from an early age, but it was on a trip to India—during a break from his pursuit of a degree in Industrial Engineering—that his deep passion for and commitment to music emerged. He had brought his guitar to Varanasi, a mecca for great Indian musicians, and began studying sitar and Indian classical music with master sitarist Arvind Singh. After several months of study, Yossi began applying his sitar studies to his guitar improvisation.
A singer who combines the best of vocal virtuosity with musicianship and improvisational skills to the delight of audiences and musicians alike.
Tabla Master Zakir Hussain's label featuring the finest in comtemporary
world music and the classical music of India.
Remarkable new piano talent in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A label that's always been dedicated to top notch creative music.
The most adventurous of the Jazz labels founded in the mid-1960's by
Bernard Stollman that first gave us Albert Ayler, Henry Grimes, Gato
Barbieri, Charles Tyler, Sunny Murray, Milford Graves and many more.
STAN WEST - BLUESMAN EXTRAORDINAIRE!
Legendary West Coast Blues Slide Guitarist.
LATIN MUSIC ON LINE
La Musica: for lovers of Latin rhythms.
Creating a musical world without walls.
EUROPE JAZZ NETWORK
A non-profit association of promoters, musicians' associations, artistic
directors, consultants of music programs in Europe working mainly
in the field of Jazz and improvised music.
SF Bay Area Jim Grantham's site listing performances, classes in Jazz
theory and improvisation, and also publishes the SF Bay Area Jamlist
to help find musical friends for jamming or gigs.
Bassist Matthew Garrison (son of legendary bassist Jimmy Garrison).
ISHMAEL WADADA LEO
The home page of this marvelous New Music trumpeter.
THE WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE
Dedicated to the presentation of music and dance
from around the world.
Great site created by Woody Shaw III celebrate his father's legacy. Rare
photographs as well as music and video clips.
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue
GGLRR is an all-volunteer, nonprofit tax-exempt organization in the greater San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California. Our Lab Rescue team saves purebred Labrador Retrievers and Lab mixes from shelters, as well as assists people giving up their dogs for adoption. We provide foster homes, veterinary care, and rehabilitation when needed, and place them with loving, forever families.