Monday, April 27, 2015

Billy Cobham's "Spectrum 40"


Billy Cobham's "Spectrum 40"
      Tuesday April 28th & 29th  2015
      510 Embarcadero West, Oakland, CA 94607
Call For Info and Tickets (510) 238-9200 

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Robert “Dubwise” Browne
Robert “Dubwise” Browne is thrilled to announce the release of his latest album “Groovy Love Thing”. The album became available on iTunes Tuesday April 7 2015.

“Groovy Love Thing” is a Smooth Jazz cover album on Electrifying Grooves Records (distributed digitally by Zojak). The album comprises songs that were originally written and performed by Jamaican Artistes. The ten-track album features titles from artistes such as Tessanne Chin, Maxi Priest, Wayne Wonder and Beres Hammond to name a few.

The first official single “No Letting Go” – the Wayne Wonder original, was
released on February 24th and since then it has been added to the play lists of several Smooth Jazz radio stations in the US and UK.

“I’m really excited about the release of this project. A lot of energy and focus was put into it and I’m happy now that the time has come to share it with the world.”
“The album is only available online (digital downloads) at the moment, but I am working on doing physicals (CDs) later this year” 

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Taylor McFerrin is Taylor Made

By Amero

Well here we go again people another day another bill to pay! Don't worry
be happy! Easter is right around the corner so get your Chocolate Bunnies
ready. And boil those Easter Eggs. Lol. Today's topic is so cool because the 

artist is super talented, totally original and creative. Taylor Mcferrin an 
american DJ, producer,beatboxer has managed to mix all genres of music 
into a collage of musical mastery. Enter Jazz-Electronica now i admit at 
first I felt as if I was transported to the mythical land of Narnia. I was a bit 
lost in the music but as i just sat back and took it in and was able to grasp 
the vibe or how one would say the motion of the ocean.
Son of popular vocalist Bobby McFerrin Taylor has music in his blood.
Taylor seamlessly plays all the instruments in his productions and goes
his own way musically. Going in a different musical medium than his father
hasn't kept them apart as father and son have collaborated on numerous
projects together. Taylor's first full length EP “Early Riser”, was dropped in
June of 2014 and was highly anticipated. I have never personally heard
music like this so it was a surprise. I imagine going on a long train ride
looking out the window at unknown landmarks and beautiful scenery with
Taylor McFerrin playing on my ipod. With the success of his EP Taylor
is now on tour in Australia but he has already rocked in the states at
numerous venues like Radio City Hall, Apollo, and Lollapalooza. Taylor
has opened for the likes of Erykah Badu, The Roots and even Nas. Now
he gets a chance to be the headliner of his own show. Taylor loves the
use of samples but on “Memory is Energy” the keyboard and bass played by
McFerrin is very distinctive. All i can say is that in a world where musical
originality is at an all time low don't expect to feel that way after listening to
Taylor McFerrin because he wont let you. With chord changes melody flips
Taylor keeps you guessing and wanting more of his musical journeys. Come

check out Taylor McFerrin and other jazz electro artists on the Streetwise 
Radio Jazz Cafe. Brought to you by Streetwise Special Delivery Inc.
 Keep it Lit til next time.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Congratulations Grammy Winners : Photos By Shelah Moody

 Lisa Fischer accepts the Grammy for the documentary 20 Feet From Stardom

The Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Lalah Hathaway and Malcolm-Jamal Warner accept the Grammy for Best Traditional R&B performance

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Coming To Yoshi's Oakland LISA FISCHER TRIO

Thu-Fri, Apr 9-10 at Yoshi's Oakland
Featured in the Academy Award winning documentary "20 Feet From Stardom" and backing vocalist forThe Rolling Stones, Luther Vandross and more.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Announcing San Francisco’s Newest Music Venue
“The Addition” Launches in SF’s Fillmore District

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA)—Fillmore Live Entertainment Group LLC (“FLEG”) is proud to announce The Addition; the music venue nestled between Lower Fillmore and the Western Addition—from which it draws its name. The name change will officially take place on November 1, 2014; followed by the brand opening on November 21 with a special performance by Roy Ayers.

The Addition will present a diverse collection of musical genres.  The music programming, handled by industry veteran, Peter Williams, will reflect an expansive approach to the music calendar. World music, singer-songwriters, classic and Indie rock, R&B and jazz will all be part of what you can find at The Addition.  A glance at the musical offerings over the next few months offers an indication of the variety:  Singer-songwriter, Jon McLaughlin; jazz singer, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Brian McKnight, and Richie Kotzen, guitarist from 80’s glam rock band, Poison.

Some of the other great shows on the calendar are: R&B powerhouse Mint Condition, Grammy-award winner, Dee Dee Bridgewater; the Christian McBride Trio, Dan Hicks, and a New Year’s Eve concert with R&B crooner, Eric Benét.

The Addition will now offer reserved seating, an all-new club menu and inspired cocktail offerings.  The music, food and cocktails will be indicative of the global musical influence of the new lineup.

FLEG is lead by, Managing Partner, Michael E. Johnson; a real estate developer and owner of San Francisco-based, UrbanCore Development LLC. Urban Core originally developed the Fillmore Heritage Center mixed-use facility, which houses the venue, in 2007. The ownership of the The Addition also has made a commitment to the community, both locally and city wide; and is in the process of forming a non-profit affiliate to promote emerging musical artists, as well as engage the community in various outreach efforts.

In 2015, FLEG will unveil a new restaurant concept to complement The Addition.  The inception of The Addition gives the first look at what will soon become a completely re-envisioned space. Music lovers and restaurant-goers alike can now celebrate the next great Addition to San Francisco’s entertainment landscape.



Address/Phone: 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco CA 94115 /