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Kim Richmond/Kimberly Ford Ensemble Review July 2017

2017-07-12T15:58:18+00:00

The Kim Richmond/Kimberly Ford Ensemble - July 9, 2017 Well, it’s hard to beat yesterday’s concert at SOhO! It was billed as a tribute to Herbie Hancock and Joni Mitchell, but it was much, much more! Kim Richmond, along with Kimberly Ford and four great young musicians, put on a stunning concert. Richmond quipped [...]

Kim Richmond/Kimberly Ford Ensemble Review July 2017 2017-07-12T15:58:18+00:00

Headless Household May 2017

2017-07-05T17:08:29+00:00

Headless Household by Natalie Wilson Jazz Society members celebrated Mother’s Day this year being entertained by local group, Headless Household. They describe themselves as being “hopelessly eclectic” and yes, they are…but in a good way! Most all the tunes were originals, penned by guitarist, Joe Woodard. One of the more melodic was a Latin, [...]

Headless Household May 2017 2017-07-05T17:08:29+00:00

Spotlight on Santa Barbara April 2017

2017-05-24T11:38:39+00:00

Photos by Mark McDonald What a fun-filled afternoon of jazz we enjoyed, provided by some of our very our best local jazz musicians, plus some surprise guests from LA! Jazz Society President, Peter Clark, pulled together a stellar performance by some amazing jazz players. In case we might have forgotten, Peter, along with guitarist Chris [...]

Spotlight on Santa Barbara April 2017 2017-05-24T11:38:39+00:00

Hollywood Jazz Quartet March 2017

2017-05-24T16:22:21+00:00

Hollywood Jazz Quartet Featuring George Young By Natalie Wilson Last year, at one of our Jazz Parties/ Jam Sessions, an amazing saxophone player showed up and wowed both the musicians in the house band and the audience as well, with his virtuosity. His name was George Young and it was apparent that he was a [...]

Hollywood Jazz Quartet March 2017 2017-05-24T16:22:21+00:00

The Emmet Cohen Trio February, 2017

2017-02-13T12:12:43+00:00

The Emmet Cohen Trio It was Super Bowl Sunday…but who cares when you can listen to GREAT JAZZ! Twenty something Emmet Cohen & Company blew our socks off with their exciting renditions of jazz standards, but done in a new, refreshing manner. Fresh from New York and on the first leg of their tour, the [...]

The Emmet Cohen Trio February, 2017 2017-02-13T12:12:43+00:00

The Swing Shift Orchestra Jan 2017

2017-01-26T13:06:34+00:00

The Swing Shift Orchestra Review by Natalie Wilson COUNT BASIE LIVES!  That was pretty obvious at our January event…and that’s not at all a bad thing… in fact, it’s a great thing! We we were treated to a swingin’ afternoon of fabulous big band jazz brought to us courtesy of the terrific Swing Shift band. [...]

The Swing Shift Orchestra Jan 2017 2017-01-26T13:06:34+00:00

Holiday Party and Jazz Jam

2017-05-24T16:22:21+00:00

It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas this December at our annual Holiday Party. SOhO was all decked out with poinsettias on the stage and Trader Joe’s provided festive plants for each table. First up, we had the San Marcos Jazz Band who played a few numbers by jazz giants, including Miles Davis [...]

Holiday Party and Jazz Jam 2017-05-24T16:22:21+00:00