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Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this Well as I wrote in the 5th grade when asked to write a verse about this time of year about the seasons; “Yes spring has sprung and with it we full of weeds”. Yes the blossoms are blooming and ‘tis the season to […]

By April 4, 2017 Read More →
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Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna luv this Well folks, safe to say the drought may be over! “When the levee breaks, mama you got to move”. There is so much water out there I am going to flush the toilet twice for good measure, just kidding. Well I am not […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
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Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this Well all righty then, 24,000 like for the Modesto View and counting! This is a good thing and means a whole lotta folks out there are involved in making things better for the music and arts community here in the valley. My hat […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
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Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this And the seasons change, for better or worse, the rain has blessed us with a deluge; let’s hope more is in store. The MAMA’s were amazing and a lot of musicians won their fair due but let’s keep the live music scene happening […]

By November 5, 2016 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this And the seasons change, for better or worse, the rain has blessed us with a deluge; let’s hope more is in store. The MAMA’s were amazing and a lot of musicians won their fair due but let’s keep the live music scene happening […]

By November 1, 2016 Read More →
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Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luv music you’re gonna love this By Eric Benson Well alright, sending these kids back to school, check. Take your last stab at a proper summer vacation, check. Sow your seeds for your fall garden, check. Clean out your gutters, and batten down the […]

By September 3, 2016 Read More →
Jazz & BluesView – Cool Nights

Jazz & BluesView – Cool Nights

Blues & JazzView by Eric Benson “If you love music you’re gonna love this” Ah, the summer wears on with concerts in the park; farmers market, and plenty of heat good for the tomatoes- but not for me. At times like these, I like to get out early and cower inside mid-day, and return to […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →
BluesView – Summer Shows and Parties

BluesView – Summer Shows and Parties

BluesView by Earl Matthews Hello everyone! I hope you have enjoyed this spring as much as I have and that you are ready for all the great car shows and outdoor parties that are coming this month. There are some really cool shows happening, and I don’t really have enough room to talk about them […]

By June 1, 2016 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView – May 16

Jazz&BluesView – May 16

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson “If you luv music you’re gonna luv this” Ah thanks for the springing has sprung with tender shoots, seedlings, some blessed rain and mosquitoes! Know I’m preaching to the choir but unless you own stock in mosquito repellant drain all standing water, wear repellant when out, and try not to let […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
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Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luv music you’re gonna love this Ah day light saving confuse everybody time is back, I’m trying to accommodate after changing every last clock in the house but I am still looking for that hour I lost, it’s here somewhere. My […]

Blues&JazzView  Swing Into Spring

Blues&JazzView Swing Into Spring

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luv music you’re gonna love this Swing into spring and get your seeds sown. Ordered my seeds from Stockton Seed Company and got the ground ready to go, and yes I promise to water only one day a week! Plenty to […]

By March 2, 2016 Read More →
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Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? Hope you all survived the Holidaze and Nappy New Years; I stayed home and waited for the ball to drop. I found out in the morning that it had dropped after I fell asleep. Okay on to the New Year with resolutions and […]

By January 31, 2016 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson Season’s greeting to you and yours “If you luv music your gonna love this” And so it goes another year comes to pass, wrapped up and tied in a bow celebrated at Midnight to chortlings voices to “Old Auld Lang Syne.” The resolutions made, some realistic and some not but we […]

By January 3, 2016 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView – December 2015

Jazz&BluesView – December 2015

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music your gonna love this “Doesn’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you got till it’s gone” Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell. Skip’s Music of Modesto closed their doors this month after being in business here for decades. Why you might ask? Well it […]

By December 2, 2015 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView November

Jazz&BluesView November

Jazz&BluesView By Eric Benson “If you luv music you’re gonna love this” Everybody likes funraisers and this one is for a great cause celebrating a great local musician that left us too soon!. The event is a fundraiser for the Wendell White Scholarship Nov 8th at the Barkin’ Dog Grill noon to 5 PM, an […]

By November 4, 2015 0 Comments Read More →