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Jazz&BluesView

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 →
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 →
JazzBluesView

JazzBluesView

Jazz and BluesView by Eric Benson If you luv music your gonna love this By Eric Benson Hey folks I know the valley fog has descended and chillin ya to the bone but I hope I can entice you into coming out on one of these blustery nights and warming yourselves in one of our […]

By February 10, 2015 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView – May 2014

Jazz&BluesView – May 2014

Jazz&BluesView By Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues news And so it goes, spring flows quickly to summer and tomatoes are ripening on the vine before you know it. Still a chill in the air but soon we will be cowering, basking in the shade of 100 degrees under our umbrellas. Get […]

By May 5, 2014 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz & BluesView Blue Monday’s back in town. By Eric Benson Well out with the old and in with the new, year that is. The hollidaze pass with feverish pitch with all the extracurricular affairs of friends and family and well wishers. Wow I need a nap right about now. Time to reflect on the […]

By January 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz and Blues View by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues news Well out with the Jack o’lanterns and in with the turkeys then on to the presents, presents, presents! My how the time flies when you’re trying to get through the week alive! With the change in weather getting dark earlier […]

By November 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Jazz/BluesView – Hot Summer Blues

Jazz/BluesView – Hot Summer Blues

Jazz/BluesView by – Eric Benson A special event for the new invigorated Hero’s sports Bar will be Friday June 28th with Derik Rolando & Desert Chant with members of the Santana Band, Dave K. Mathew’s on Keys, and tony Lindsey lead vocalist. The Project is put together by Derik Rolando one of the hardest hitting […]

Jazz/BluesView

Jazz/BluesView

Photo Credits Eli and Big Earl – by Theelle Productions Ian Stanbaugh Trio by George Osner Poetry and JazzView By Eric Benson I know we have got to think globally and act locally but sometimes you just gots to get out of town. So I caught José Feliciano, one of my mentors and inspirations for […]

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz and Blues View By Eric Benson Get ready, spring is around the corner and ready to burst on the scene with flowers, color, renewal and oh yes, pollen. So get your trees pruned, your plants fertilized and get ready to sow so you can reap! March also brings St. Patrick’s Day and plenty to […]

Jazz & Blues December

Jazz & Blues December

Blues and Jazz View Once again it’s time to hoist a glass of cheer and toast the ending of one year and beginning of a new one. Hopefully you’ll make time to slow down, enjoy familyand friends and be thankful for what ya got. There is always something to be thankful for and this year […]

By December 3, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Poetry and Jazz

Poetry and Jazz

  Poetry and Jazz Jazz&BluesView By Eric Benson Well we all survived the MAMA Awards and a few surprises as usual. Gallo Center for the Arts was voted the best venue to see live music at to many of the audience’s surprise. The Gallo, although a state of the art venue that caters to a […]

By November 1, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
What’s New with Jazz and Blues? October

What’s New with Jazz and Blues? October

What’s New with Jazz and Blues? By Eric Benson We have lost three of our great local musicians in the last couple of years, Jazz trumpeter Deck Hogin, master guitarist Carl Robinson and now Ernie Bucio. Ernie Bucio, Jazz and classical musician, bandleader and music educator, passed from a massive stroke in August. The outpouring […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
What’s New with Jazz and Blues? September

What’s New with Jazz and Blues? September

By Eric Benson Well it’s not always all good now is it. One of our mainstays in the Jazz world, bandleader, musician and music educator Ernie Bucio has suffered a massive stroke on Monday August 15th and recently passed away. Jazz man Ernie Bucio had recently become part owner in Gottschalk’s Music Center and has […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
What’s New With Jazz and Blues?

What’s New With Jazz and Blues?

What’s New with Jazz and Blues? By Eric Benson “Having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave…her anatomy makes the mercury go to 93, yes sir, we’re having a heat wave!”  As the summer heats up for the County Fair, X-Fest, and other outdoor summer events, there is so much to do that frequently we […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →