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Week 2 at Stanford Jazz Festival

Friday July 3 - Bobbe Norris with the Larry Dunlap Trio
Sunday July 5 - Songs of Sinatra:
"An American Celebration"

Tickets available though the Stanford Ticket Office
http://tickets.stanford.edu 650 725 ARTS (2787)

Info about our new TAKE 5! Discount Ticket Program and Group Sales
Venue information & Directions
Special Event Info such as the Coho Jams

James Moody & Benny GreenThanks to all of you who attended Opening Weekend! We enjoyed seeing the familiar faces in the audience, and also extend a warm welcome to those who are attending the Festival for the first time. There's lots more great jazz ahead over the next six weeks. Here's a photo of the great James Moody from last Friday, with pianist Benny Green in the background (photo credit, Scott Chernis).

   

In This Issue
> Stanford Jazz Week Two

>Jazz Camp & Residency starts this month, Spaces available

> Bobbe Norris with the Larry Dunlap Trio

> Songs of Sinatra: an American Celebration

>Stanford Jazz on Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and Twitter

 

Jazz Camp & Jazz Residency Programs Start This Month - Spaces Still Available

Tia FullerStanford Jazz Workshop is world-renowned for the quality of its instruction and the personal attention that each participant receives. We're very excited about our Jazz Camp faculty, including acclaimed New Orleans saxophonist Donald Harrison, drummers Tootie Heath, Matt Wilson, and Ndugu Chancler, vocalist Sandy Cressman, pianists Taylor Eigsti, Jeb Patton and Joe Gilman, and bassist Ruth Davies, just to name a very few. Other instructors include Seward McCain (bass), Frank Sumares (piano), Kris Strom (saxophone), David Yamasaki (guitar), Andrew Speight (saxophone), and Victor Lin (strings). Jazz Camp is for students ages 12-17, beginning to advanced.

Jazz Residency (for adults and advanced students) faculty will again feature a wide spectrum of jazz talent, from legendary figures such as saxophonist Jimmy Heath and drummer Louis Hayes to rising young stars like pianist Taylor Eigsti and guitarist Julian Lage.

Space is still available in both our Jazz Camp & Jazz Residency programs.

More faculty details are online:
http://www.stanfordjazz.org/education/faculty.html

Program dates are as follows:
Jazz Camp Week 1: July 19-24, 2009
Jazz Camp Week 2: July 26-31, 2009
Jazz Residency: August 2-7, 2009

You can register online or by calling/emailing our office at 650.736.0324 x 303 or 308, “registrar@stanfordjazz.org”.


All of us here at SJW hope that you’ll be able to join us for a memorable summer of music and fun!

Pictured: Tia Fuller and student at the 2008 Stanford Jazz Camp. Photo Credit, Scott Chernis.

 

 

Bobbe Norris with the Larry Dunlap Trio
Bobbe Norris, vocals; Larry Dunlap, piano; Dan Feiszli, bass; Jason Lewis, drums

Friday July 3, 8 pm Campbell Recital Hall
Tickets: $28 general | $14 student
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Read about Bobbe Norris in June 21 issue of the San Francisco Chronicle's Datebook -- Artist website

“She reaches into a lyric like she's pulling taffy and brings out the sweetness and rich flavor of each song, discarding anything superfluous or sticky.”– Rex Reed

Bobbe NorrisThe right pairing of an expressive singer and a sensitive accompanist can reveal every facet of a song’s beauty, from the drama of a great lyric to the allure of a compelling harmony. Bobbe Norris’s smoky contralto and patient phrasing imbue every song she performs with character and feeling. Her husband and long-time accompanist Larry Dunlap complements her sound with almost telepathic empathy. Their interpretations of beloved standards and obscure gems are rich in nuance and spellbindingly communicative. San Francisco native Norris, who celebrates her 70th birthday with this performance, has the comfortable individuality and seemingly effortless musicality of a veteran who has never stopped learning throughout a long and storied career. Dunlap, an exceptionally tasteful and versatile pianist, has played and served as an arranger and musical director for countless world-class artists including Cleo Laine, Joe Williams, and Gerry Mulligan. His outstanding trio includes some of the finest musicians in the Bay Area: drummer Jason Lewis and bassist Dan Feiszli. Photo Credit, Chuck Gee.

 

 

Songs of Sinatra: An American Celebration
Danny Grewen, vocals/trombone; Noel Jewkes, tenor saxophone; Jim Rothermel, woodwinds; Larry Dunlap, piano; Seward McCain, bass; David Rokeach, drums

Sunday, July 5, 2:30 pm
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Tickets: $28 general | $14 students
| Take 5!

Frank SinatraThe popular songs of Broadway and Tin Pan Alley in the 1930s and 40s are a huge part of any jazz musician’s repertoire, and nobody sang these timeless melodies and witty, urbane lyrics better than Frank Sinatra. With impeccable timing, a mellifluous voice, and boundless charisma, Sinatra came to personify the sophistication and style of the music we now call the Great American Songbook—the same tunes that provided the launching point for the daring improvisations of bebop artists like Charlie Parker and Thelonious Monk. Although they might seem to occupy different ends of the jazz spectrum, modern jazz pioneers from Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins to Joe Lovano and John Zorn have acknowledged Sinatra as a major influence. The Stanford Jazz Festival’s tribute to the life and music of Ol' Blue Eyes features an extraordinary group of musicians who honor the legacy of Sinatra’s golden age while carrying it into the future: trombonist/vocalist Danny Grewen, multi-reed master Jim Rothermel, saxophonist Noel Jewkes, pianist Larry Dunlap, bassist Seward McCain, and drummer David Rokeach.

Video: "Fly Me to the Moon" (Frank Sinatra live)

 

 

Stanford Jazz on Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and Twitter

For those of you who like to connect via Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and Twitter, we invite you to visit the Stanford Jazz Workshop pages on these sites for news and fun information about Festival artists, Jazz Camp & Residency faculty and more. Join our group to post your own comments et cetera and be a part of our virtual jazz community. The links are below!

Facebook: "http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2205013078"
MySpace: "http://www.myspace.com/stanfordjazzworkshop"
YouTube: "http://www.youtube.com/user/stanfordjazz"
Twitter: "http://twitter.com/stanfordjazz"

 
 
 
 

Thanks To Our Sponsors
Whether through cash sponsorships or in-kind donations, the support of our corporate sponsors helps to make the Stanford Jazz Festival and Workshop possible. SJW gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors for their generosity: See’s Candies, Presenting Sponsor of the 2009 Stanford Jazz Festival; Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, Inc., KCSM FM 91.1, Official Radio Sponsor; Palo Alto Weekly, Official Print Media Sponsor, Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel; Stanford Park Hotel; Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel; Vin, Vino, Wine; Department of Music at Stanford University; JazzWest.com; Gallien Krueger; Gordon Biersch Brewing Company; Paiste Cymbals; Sonor Drums; Stanford Blood Center; Yamaha Band & Orchestral; Yamaha Percussion Division; Zildjian Cymbals.