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Jamming with saxophonist Mike Phillips

The last time I wrote about saxophonist Mike Phillips (in a July 22, 2016 blog about the Oakland Jazz Festival), I forgot to mention I first saw him live at a Jill Scott show. 396 more words

Jill Scott

Music Therapy. Jody Watley. SRL. Yoshi's Oakland.

Needless to say this week and election season was emotionally draining and yes for millions a massive disappointment as thousands took to the street in protest. 247 more words


Hiroshima @ Yoshi's

Hiroshima, a group whose music falls between R&B, pop, world music, and jazz, has long had its own niche. The band integrates traditional Japanese instruments into their musical blend and has generally been both commercial and creative within its genre. 136 more words

Smooth Jazz