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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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 Photo: Jazz legend Dave Brubeck DIES at 91. 1920 - 2012
With a career spanning over 6 decades, the legendary pianist and his quartet's 'is best known for Take Five' which was the first million-selling jazz recording. Being taken on his way to a d
octor’s appointment by his longtime manager and producer Russell Gloyd, who begin to notice the unresponsiveness of Brubeck. Rushed him to a hospital in Norwalk, Conn., there the acclaimed artists was pronounced dead.
Dave Brubeck 12/05/12
     Dies 1920 - 2013











Boney James, Average White Band, Baby Face,  James, Down To The Bone, Boz Scaggs, Tierrney Sutton, Mary Mary, Roy Ayers, Peter White, Rick Braun, Euge Groove, Maceo Parker, Christian McBride  The 5th Annual Richmond Jazz  Park Jazz Festival 07/19/14  

duketriostanleyclarke14_214_237sized.jpgPlayboy Jazz Fest 2014 Arturo Sandoval, Stanley Clarke, Al Jarreau, Geroge Benson, Earl Klugh, Patti Austin, Fantasia, Tia Fuller, Diane Reeves, Jamie Cullum, Allen Stone, James Cotton blues Band with special guest Big Jay McNeely, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Jose James, Huggy Bear, Henry Butler, Ravi Coltrane and Dave Holland performing with Kevin Eubanks.  cmindiabair20140525_184222.jpg Mindi Abair, Najee, Melissa Manchester, Blake Aaron, Greg Adams, Paul Brown, Gregg Karukas, Peter White, Rick Braun, Tony Moore, Grace Kelly, Slim Man, Elan Trotman, Tony Gurerreo, Greg Vail, Terry Wollman, Aubrey Logan, KSBR Bash 05/25/14
 jwjonesdsc00607640x480.jpg Keb' Mo' Gregg Allman, Buddy Guy, Doobie Brothers, Mindi Abair, Govt Mule, Matthew Curry, Earl Thomas and the Rhumboogies, The Mannish Boys, JW Jones, The James Cotton Blues Band, Ruthie Foster, Vintage Trouble and Petrie Hawkins "Byrd" Doheny Blues Festival 05/17-18, 2014 img_0588.jpg  Links Fundraiser - Patrice Rushen, Ndugu Chancler,  TC Carson 05/04/14 img_0216.jpg Ronnie Laws, Ndugu Chancler, Herman Jackson Release 4/8/14
 Nobresil | Original (feat. Mari Nobre) CD Release Party Nobresil 4/8/14  dsc_9939.jpg Brian Culbertson @ Rams Head On Stage 03/28/14 Photo  Jackiem Joyner
img_2255.jpg Valentine Day Concert Alex Bugnon, Norman Brown and Boney James 02/14/14 najeephoto111.jpg Valentine Day Concert Najee, Marcus Miller and Phil Perry 02/14/14 dsc_0217.jpg    Tony Bennett 02/12/12
davekoz988.jpg Dave Koz, Jonathan Butler, Keiko Matsui, Oleta Adams Christmas Show 2013 newyeareve2013300.jpg Sergio Mendes and Sheila E New Year Eve 12/31/13 jonnylang001.jpg Jonny Lang Concert Review 10/26/13
sa100613491.jpg South Africa Inaugural Music Fest in Los Angeles Hugh Masekela, Wouter Kellerman, Mahotella Queens, The Soil, Jozi, Simphiwe Dana, 10/04/13    Jessy J "Second Chances" CD Release Party 09/10/13
img_0002.jpg Keiko Matsui with special guest Jackiem Joyner 08/24/13
brazilianhourlogo.jpg The Brazilian Hour Radio Show 35th Anniversary Hosts a Concert & Gala 08/17/13

photo10.jpg Idllywilld Jazz In The Pines Diane Schuur, Harvey Mason, Denise Donatelli, Patrice Rushen 08/17-18/13

Stanley Clarke, Gladys Knight, Eric Benet,  Tour 08/11/13
  Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Rick Braun, Terence Blanchard, Gregg Karukas, Jonathan Butler, Elan Trotman, Vincent Ingala among others 08/11/13 img_7169.jpg Chicago Tour 08/02/13 dsc_6676.jpg Diane Schuur 07/31/13
 Summer Horns Summer Horns Tour 07/27/13 Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, Richard Elliot  _jmg9061.jpg Terence Blanchard & Lionel Lueke concert 07/26/13 img_8064.jpg Raul Midon 07/25/13
g320130720_145341.jpg Gregg Karukas and Michael Paulo "Jazz On The Green" Festival of the Arts 07/20/13 _jmg4723.jpg Yellowjackets on Tour 07-19-13
img_6258.jpg Dodger Baseball Tour 06-28-13
  Gladys Knight, Kem, Jill Scott, George Benson, Bob James, David Sanborn, Fantasia, O'Jays, Bobby Brown, Johnny Gil, Ralph Tresvant, Leela James, Tyrese, Tank, Ginuwine among other. 06/28/13

_earl_klugh__photo_by_tanner_photography1.jpg Earl Klugh, Eric Marienthal 06/28/13

George Duke, Shelia E, Bob James, David Sanborn, Jeffery Osborne, Hugh Masekela, India Arie, Brubeck Quartet, Naturally 7, Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, Trombone Shorty Playboy Jazz 06/15/13

playboyjazzfest050513antoinofargas1052.jpg  Playboy Jazz Festival Presents Antoino "Huggy Bear" Fargas 05/06/13

dsc_0054.jpg    Norman Connors Starship Cruise 04/28/13


georgedukestanleyclarlecolj042713687.jpg  George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Roy Ayers, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Bob Baldwin, Paul Taylor, Elan Trotman 04/27/13 

performerwearetheworldchakaquincysteviemichaelwiliam.jpg  Quincy Jones, Sir Michael Caine, Chaka Kahn, Patti Austin, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Arsenio Hall, Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller,  James Ingram, Whoopi Goldberg, Snoop Lion and more 04/13/13 marionmeadows7113.jpg        2013 Soul Festival Marion Meadows, Jonathan Butler Shelia E, Erykah Badu, Mary Mary, Lenny Williams, Joe, SWV, Kindred Family Soul, Michael Baisen, Bobby Jones 4/6/13


Najee, Babyface, Nicole Henry, Earth, Wind & Fire, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, New Edition, Mary Mary and Ne-Yo 03/16 -17/13

img_49043.jpg Bobby Caldwell 02/23/13 evelynchampagnekingimg_42913.jpg   Valentine 2012  Evelyn Champagne King, Zapp, The Originals, The Impressions, Dorothy Moore, Barbara Lewis, Malo 02/17/13

aaronnevillegrammymuseum012813081.jpg Aaron Neville 01/22/13

 img_1774.jpg Euge Groove 01/19/13  dsc_0201.jpg B.B. King 01/05/13 denisedonatelli101312vitellos092.jpg Denise Donatelli 10/13/12
uclavsgmu111512237.jpg UCLA Basketball 11/14/1  img_5284.jpg Earth, Wind & Fire 07/29/12 donrussotrio072912195.jpg Russo Alberts Trio 07/29/12
marcusmillermilesdavis062712299.jpg Marcus MIller Miles Forever Stamp Dedication 06/27/12

 ksbrbirthdaybash052712746.jpg   KSBR Birthday Bash 04/27/12

vchrisstandringcdreleaseparty0424122093.jpg  Chris Standring "Electric Wonderland" 04/23/12
jessyj0502121376.jpg Jessy J @ Grammy Museum 04/20/12 wyntonmarsalisjalcorchestra.jpg Wynton Marsalis Paul Simon @ JALC concert 04/20/12 img_9477.jpg Michael Lington and Marc Antione 03/31/12
darren033112091.jpg Darren Rahn CD Release Party 03/31/12  chuckloebplainnsimpletour031612.jpg Chuck Loeb 03/16/12   dsc_0177.jpg Gladys Knight in concert 02/17/12
 dsc_0983.jpg Johnny Gil, Phil Perry, Pieces of a Dream & Lori Williams 02/12/12   sjc858.jpg 01/15/12 - 01/22/12  alexanderzonjicjefflorberspaghettini111311007.jpg Alexander Zonjic & Jeff Lorber 11/13/11
 watersports17.jpg Riviera Maya Jazz Festival Stanley Clarke, Randy Brecker, Jeff Lorber, Richard Bona, Yellowjackets 11/23/11 Lalah Hathaway 11/05/11  jamaica6.jpg Capital Jazz Cruise 10/23/11 Maysa, Roy Ayers, George Duke, Fred Hammond, Norman Brown, Patti Austin, Nick Colionne, Chante Moore, Sinbad
 clearwaterjazzholiday101311dsc_0143_small.jpg Clearwater Holiday Festival Trombone Shorty, Brian Culbertson, Maceo Parker, Dianne Reeves 10/13/11  normanbrownrichardelliot3.jpg Richard Elliot, Norman Brown, Eric Darius & Pieces of a Dream 10/07/11  img_4865.jpg  Lizz Wright in Concert 10/06/11
  Earth, Wind & Fire 09/23/11  

klyeeastwood72.jpg Kyle Eastwood LIVE at the Blue Note 09/21/11


basia092411640.jpg Basia in Concert with special guest Peter White

  steveolivermablehouse091711599.jpg  4th Annual Atlanta Smooth Music Fest. at Mable House Fattburger, Nick Colionne, Jackiem Joyner and Steve Oliver 09/17/11  jeffgolubbenefitimg_6223.jpg Friends of Jeff Golub Benefit Concert 09/15/11  photo34.jpg Sade World Tour 08/30/11
 andfriendsatseaalaskasmoothjazzcruise.jpg Dave Koz Friens at Sea 08/26/11       24th Long Beach Jazz Festival w/ Brian Culbertson and more   Conversations with Dee Dee Bridgewater

  Festival of Arts Pagent w/Jeff Lorber, Eric Marienthal, Brian Bromberg,Steve Oliver and Poncho Sanchez - 08/2011

  Laguna Beach Scenic, Soaps and Signings...08/06/11  

  Joe Gransden 08/2011

 Ottmar Libert The Santa Fe Sessions - Click Image to Close 07/20/11  The O'Jays live O'Jay's 07/15/11  

christbotti071311hollywoodbowl1.jpg  Chris Botti & Bobby McFerrin 07/13/11


img_1104.jpg    Kirk Franklin Gospel Fest. 06/11

 playboylogocolor061111006.jpg Playboy Jazz Festival 06/11 Buddy Guy, Bill Cosby, Diane Reeves, Fourplay, Eddie Palimere, Ronnie Laws, Walter Beasley, Stanley Jordan, Naturally 7, The Roots, Terence Blanchard,    05/11
  KBR Birthday Bash 05/11  

Bobby Womack Nikki Howard 05/11

  Atlanta Jazz Festival 05/11



   San Diego KiFM 98.1 Jazz Festival 05/11   Yanni In Concert 05/11 

An Evening with Booker T. Jones

   Wavefest 05/2011

Alex Bugnon

  Henry Butler @ Grammy Museum 04/11/11 
  Ronnie Laws 04/10/11   Rachell Ferrell and Friends 04/07/10   JUNKO ONISHI
 “Baroque" USA TOUR 04/04/11

  Nobresil's CD Party Release 04/02/11 

      Al Di Menola @ Berks 03/11    Marion Meadows feat. Joey Sommerville  03/11

   Jackiem Joyner at Casino Pauma 03/11

  Aboard the USS MIDWAY 03/11    Stanley Clarke and Victor Wooten   March 11

  Norman Brown in Concert 03/11 

  Warren Hill at Casino Pauma Feb 2011    Jeff Lorber Fusion Concert Feb 2011 
   Valentine's Day featuring Michael Franks and Guitar and Saxes 2011

 Canada  Feat.

Paul Brown and

Jessy J 2011

Dave Koz Christmas Concert Dec 2010 

   Keiko Matsui In Concert Dec 2010     Kevin Eubanks In Concert Dec 2010    Cassandra Wilson CD Release Event Nov 2010


Tia Fuller In Concert Nov 2010


Dave Koz CD Party Release  Oct 2010 

Will Downing In Concert Sep 2010 

  Phantom Of    The Opera Opening Night Red Carpet


  The 8th Annual Gardena Jazz Festival 

      The 23rd Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival 


        Boney James Returns to the Stage   

  Thursday Night Vibe June 2010  

  Feat: Jesse Cook 

George Benson, Bill Cosby, Chick Corea, Kurk Elling, Shelia E, Pete Escovedo, Manhattan Transfer Esperanza Spalding Jeff Lorber, Marcus Miller, Christian Scott, Naturally 7, Hugh Hefner June 2010


   KSBR ALL-STAR Birthday Bash 

Feat: Marcus Miller

   Smooth Jazz Cruise Launch Party 2012

  Steve Oliver CD Release Party 

  Red Capet Opening Night 

  NAMM Show LIVE 2010

   Jesse Cook in concert "The Rumba Foundation" 09/29/09

"Return To Forever" World Tour opening night 09/02/09 

  Cruising to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 08/09

  Long Beach Jazz Festival 08/2009

  Mission Viejo KSBR 88.5 Birthday Bash May 2009

  San Diego KiFM 98.1
Jazz Festival
May 2009
  Exclusive: Behind the scenes making of "Let Go" Video   India Arie
Chastain Park
Atlanta GA





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