Jazz Reviews

Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra Have Sizable Jazz Chops

Band gave a joyously fourth wall-breaking performance at UCSB’s Campbell Hall. Read story.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

John Pizzarelli at Lobero Theatre

The quartet showcased arrangements of music by Paul McCartney. Read story.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

John Pizzarelli at Lobero Theatre

The quartet showcased arrangements of music by Paul McCartney. Read story.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Kamasi Washington at Campbell Hall

It's a family affair for Washington and band. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Headless Household Mixes It Up at SOhO

The long-standing act played a sometimes excellent, sometimes meandering set. Read story.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels

Lucinda Williams joins Lloyd and Bill Frisell at the Lobero. Read story.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Norah Jones Woos Fans at Bowl

Songstress gave a stripped-down performance of songs new and old under a rainy sky. Read story.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

New Orleans legends at the Lobero Read story.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Kenny Barron Trio

Pianist Barron in fine form at Lobero Read story.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Cécile McLorin Salvant Closes Arts & Lectures Jazz Series

The Grammy Award-winning singer wows Campbell Hall audience. Read story.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

UCSB Jazz Ensemble’s Basie tribute concert

No Misbahavin’ at UCSB Jazz Ensemble’s Basie tribute Read story.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Charles Lloyd & Friends at the Lobero

Charles Lloyd and Bill Frisell collaborate on great American music. Read story.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the Lobero Theatre

New Orleans’ R&B songsmith Allen Toussaint sang through his 50-year career with help from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Read story.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Review: Tony Bennett at the Granada Theatre

For those who arrived late to Bennett’s six-decade-long chart topping party, seeing the man live can conjure up a number of vaguely nostalgic emotions. Read story.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Review: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Tom Long provides pics and stories from four long, music-filled days in the Big Easy. Read story.

Friday, May 23, 2014
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