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25th Anniversary San Jose Jazz Summer Fest at San Jose Jazz Summer Fest at San Jose Jazz: San Pedro Square Market



Fri, August 8, 2014
5:30 pm

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Since our first two-day fest at Plaza de César Chavez in 1990, San Jose Jazz Summer Fest has slowly expanded to create a weekend experience that’s one of our city’s cultural touchstones. Expect world-class straight ahead jazz alongside Latin jazz, salsa, R&B, funk, smooth jazz, fusion, world music, and much more in celebration of our 25th Anniversary. This year, we’re featuring iconic funk bassist Bootsy Collins; 2014 Grammy® winners Pacific Mambo Orchestra and modern jazz outfit Snarky Puppy; "Salute to Armando Peraza" featuring The Poncho Sanchez Band and special guests on the Main Stage; jazz and R&B songstress Ledisi, who is debuting The Truth this summer; international smooth jazz super-group David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco, Warren Wolf & Byron Landham; Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano winner, and fresh improvisational artist Kris Bowers; Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express, where Jamaican, jazz, and reggae influences unite under one album; an exclusive label showcases, one of which features artists from Harlem’s innovative Motéma Music label (Cafe Stritch Stage), and much more. ...

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San Jose Jazz uploaded this event on July 14, 2014