California Jazz Conservatory

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California Jazz Conservatory
2087 Addison St, Berkeley, CA, 94704, United States

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October 25, 2014


Jeff Chambers SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 8 PM

Jeff Chambers presents Beyond Standard Jazz, a sextet performing music that soars outside of the traditional repertoire, covering composers ranging from Chick Corea, Yes and El Eco to today’s Grammy winning songwriter Gregory Porter.

Chambers works as bassist and Musical Director for the group which includes vocalist Mary Jenson, pianist Steve Carter, drummer Rob Rhodes, percussionist Marquinho Brasil and reeds player Melecio Magdaluyo.

Start: October 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 10:00 pm

October 26, 2014


Audrey Martin SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 4:30 PM

Berkeley jazz singer Audrey Martin knows all about the power of a song to provide hope and spiritual sustenance in dark times. A rapidly emerging talent, she reveals a lifetime of hard-won wisdom with her captivating debut Living Room. Possessing impeccable taste and a gloriously warm and clear voice, Martin has cultivated a highly personal repertoire encompassing American Songbook gems and singer/songwriter treasures from Laura Nyro, Joni Mitchell and Abbey Lincoln. Featuring bassist John Shifflett, drummer Jason Lewis, saxophonist/flutist Mary Fettig and pianist/arranger Larry Dunlap, whose credits include Ernestine Anderson, Joe Williams, and Cleo Lane.

“Martin says a lot in subtle ways. Her delivery is gentle and emotive, measured and meaningful, and wholly connected to the spirit of each song.”—

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Start: October 26, 2014 4:30 pm
End: October 26, 2014 6:30 pm

October 31, 2014


Susan Muscarella • FRIDAY,  OCTOBER 31, 8 PM

The annual Halloween concert is back, led by pianist Susan Muscarella and featuring Robb Fisher on bass, drummer TBA. Come for tricks AND treats!

Start: October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm

November 15, 2014


Sherie Julianne SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 8 PM

Celebrating the CD Release of 10 Degrees South
10 Degrees South paints a vibrant musical landscape depicting the passion and beauty of Brazilian music and contemporary jazz. Silva’s sophisticated arrangements intersect with Sherie Julianne’s rich, warm voice and captivating sense of rhythm. The evening will feature original arrangements by Grammy-nominated pianist Marcos Silva that will include compositions by Sergio Mendes, Dori Caymmi, Tom Jobim, Chico Pinheiro, Joao Donato and Marcos Silva. Joining Sherie will be Marcos Silva on piano, Scott Thompson on bass, Phil Thompson on drums and Zach Pitt-Smith on flute and saxophone.

Learn more about Sherie at, by visiting her Facebook page or check out her recent interview with Chip Boaz on Latin Jazz Corner.

Start: November 15, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 15, 2014 10:00 pm