Entries by Michael Kelly

Trombonist Michael Wang wins SJW scholarship

It wasn’t enough for Michael Wang to blow away the Folsom Jazz Festival adjudicators with his astonishing trombone work on a blazing arrangement of John Coltrane’s “Giant Steps” while performing with the Rio Americano HIgh School Jazz Ensemble 1. He also took a chorus soloing on soprano recorder! Though Michael wasn’t available to accept his […]

Announcing the 2010 CSM Jazz Festival SJW Scholarship Winner

As a result of his excellent performance at the College of San Mateo Jazz Festival on November 19, 2010, bassist Chris Jefferies was awarded a scholarship to the 2011 Jazz Residency by a distinguished panel of jazz artists judges. Chris was holding down the foundation of the rhythm section for the mightily-swinging Tamalpais High School […]

CoHo Monday Jams begin January 10

Led by SJW Jazz Residency Faculty Director Patrick Wolff, the CoHo jams are set to warm up Monday nights throughout the Winter Quarter. Bring your axe, fakebooks, and an amp if you need it, and join in! The house band gets going around 8:00 p.m. Get more information about the Stanford Coffee House here. Monday, […]