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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 […]

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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 […]

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Jazz & Blues July ’11

Jazz & Blues July ’11

One of my favorite spots to frequent on a hot summer night is Vito’s Italian Ristorante at 918 13th St. Manager Ray Ashak is bringing back Jazz & live music on Saturday nights promoted by Eric Benson Presents, that’s me. Music will be Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, and Latin music with a showcase for vocalists […]

What’s New With Jazz and Blues?

What’s New With Jazz and Blues?

Well no excuse for not getting out into the downtown and checking out the scene as the weather is gorgeous with plenty in the downtown to do. Vito’s Italian Ristorante at 918 13th St. is bringing back Jazz, Blues & Latin live music on Saturday nights promoted by Eric Benson Presents from 8:30 to 11:30. […]

By June 4, 2011 Read More →
Jazz & Blues May ’11

Jazz & Blues May ’11

Jazz & Blues View  What’s New with Jazz and Blues? May ’11 By Eric Benson  May will feature a lot of stellar jazz and blues! The Fat Cat Music House has a Monday night promoters meeting at the club from 5:00 to 7:00 to create a networking for promoters. Complimentary beer and pizza are provided. […]

By May 3, 2011 Read More →
What’s New with Jazz and Blues?

What’s New with Jazz and Blues?

With the changing of the seasons we are sad to see the change in format of Live 105.5, “The River” radio station which provided the Central Valley with a smooth Jazz format and helped promote a lot of the acts many of us promoters have brought into town over the years. Well I don’t know […]

By April 5, 2011 Read More →
Hot Blues in Town

Hot Blues in Town

Modestoview is back with a vengeance! Yes it will be online also but to have a steaming copy hot off the presses with real pages that you can turn and peruse leisurely in your favorite coffee shop of choice is the real deal. Okay, back to the business at hand, no lip-synching, DJ’s, or Elvis Impressions […]

By January 30, 2011 Read More →