Although singer Denise Perrier was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, her music education didn’t really begin until she relocated to Oakland with her mother and older sister in 1945.
Deciding on which of some 50 women to begin Women’s History Month in a projected yearlong series, “Bay Area African American Women in Music,” presented a dilemma since there are so many distinguished possibilities. &a
Saxophonist Steve Coleman, whose quintet performed last Sunday at SFJazz in San Francisco, was honored recently with a MacArthur Fellow, an award presented to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in [...]
SMA Entertainment LLC presents “A Smooth Jazz Concert” featuring Eric Darius and Friends on Sunday, December 14 at 5 p.m. at Hutchins Street Square, 125 S. Hutchins Street in Lodi.
The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) is presenting, “My Music is Who I Am: Identity and Resistance in Cuban and Puerto Rico Music,” a lecture series featuring Grammy nominee and Latin Jazz artist John [...]