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Jazz in the Pines

One of the longest running summer jazz festivals is coming up in August and we’ll be performing a special program at the Festival, on Sunday, August 16. Join us and two of our good friends and great musicians, bassist John Clayton and drummer Jeff Hamilton when we return to one [ … click post title to read full story ]

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A Note from Holly Hofmann and Mike Wofford

We are always impressed with jazz legends who are not just great artists but who have also invested their time in helping young people study jazz and grow as players. James Moody was one of those iconic individuals, and we are again contributing our time this month to help support [ … click post title to read full story ]

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Jazz Happy Hour 950 Lounge

Dear San Diego Jazz Fans,Recently, our friend and General Manager Kirk Shearer at The Handlery Hotel in Mission Valley, asked me to book the artists for a Jazz Happy Hour in the lobby bar of the hotel.Click Here to download the flier.This is the perfect place to relax after work on [ … click post title to read full story ]

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Newport’s Oregon Coast Jazz Party October 3-5

 On the first weekend of October, the Newport breeze carries the sound of world-class jazz… it’s time for the 11th annual Oregon Coast Jazz Party! Set for Friday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Oct. 5, this event showcases the brilliance of 12 extraordinary musicians and three amazing ensembles, all at the [ … click post title to read full story ]

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Rising Star

Downbeat Magazine has certainly been good to me the last two months. It makes me smile that I can be a “Rising Star” in midlife and with thirteen recordings as a leader. It shows one how much a new recording like Low Life can capture the attention of a whole [ … click post title to read full story ]

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Low Life Release Concert at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

Dear Jazz Friends, In about a month, I’ll be celebrating my brand new, all-alto flute CD here in San Diego. The Athenaeum Music and Arts Library has invited us to be part of their Jazz at TSRI Series and all the wonderful artists on the recording will be performing at [ … click post title to read full story ]

Holly Hofmann/Mike Wofford Quintet “When the Sun Comes Out”

The focus of the concert will be music from Hofmann’s terrific upcoming album, “Low Life: The Alto Flute Project,” whose nine songs feature her performing exclusively on alto flute. The album includes songs written by Hofmann,Wilson, Clayton, Ray Noble, John Williams, Mulgrew Miller and Pat Metheny. Tickets for all three [ … click post title to read full story ]

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Wofford, Hofmann Make Beautiful Music Together

Wofford/Hofmann Quartet play Croce’s Park West By Robert Bush | Article from nbcsoundiego.com | Photo: Bonnie Wright Pianist Mike Wofford is a touchstone for the San Diego jazz community: He provides an impossibly high standard that raises everybody’s game. In terms of versatility alone, his curriculum vitae cannot be duplicated. [ … click post title to read full story ]