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Start: 04/09/2017 7:00 pm


Start: 04/10/2017 8:00 pm
Start: 04/11/2017 7:00 pm

Jazz Search West is the Bay Area’s Annual Jazz Talent Search for instrumentalists and vocalists (15 and up). Five exciting weekly events, open to the public, are held during March and April at Bay Area Jazz venues, and culminate in a Semi-Final at Freight And Salvage and Grand Finale at Yoshi’s in Oakland.


At each week’s event, 16 contestants have the chance to perform with a professional rhythm section for our live audience, receiving valuable feedback from a panel of prestigious judges.

Start: 04/12/2017 8:00 pm

With the full dance floor open and the compelling rhythms of Cuba and swing at play, this “Bay Area institution” of a big band will transport you to Havana and back.


Start: 04/13/2017 8:00 pm

Make music with the love of your life. Sell a million records. Tour the world. Have 3 kids. Get Stage 3 breast cancer. Survive.


Now what?


Start: 04/14/2017 8:00 pm

Ruthie FosterRuthie Foster is a blues powerhouse, but her music also embraces gospel and soul, rock and folk. She’s a fantastic guitarist and The Austin Chronicle says, “When she sings a cappella, the heavens part.”


Start: 04/15/2017 8:00 pm

Lisa Zeiler & Jennie Chabon