Full Spectrum Jazz Big Band

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Last updated: May 6, 2017


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July 19, 2017 Jazz on the Plazz
Jazz on the Plazz

Los Gatos Town Plaza
Free outdoor concert
FSJ with vocalist Nicolas Bearde


 Previous Performances
Jan. 20, 2017 Bernal Big Band Bash Bernal Intermediate School
6610 San Ignacio Ave.
San José, CA 95119
Annual fundraiser benefiting all bands at Bernal
Sept. 24, 2016 Angelicas Angelicas Fine Dining, Bar & Entertainment
863 Main Street
Redwood City
Aug. 14, 2016 San Jose Jazz Festival
Summer JazzFest
Swing Stage
Theatre on San Pedro Square
29 N. San Pedro St., near Santa Clara St."
Downtown San José
July 13, 2016 Jazz on the Plazz
Jazz on the Plazz
Los Gatos Town Plaza
Free outdoor concert
FSJ with vocalist Nicolas Bearde
Jan. 29, 2016 Big Band Bash Bernal Intermediate School
6610 San Ignacio Ave.
San José, CA 95119

Annual fundraiser benefiting all bands at Bernal
August 26, 2015
Jazz on the Plazz Jazz on the Plazz Los Gatos Town Plaza
Free outdoor concert
FSJ with vocalist Spencer Day
August 9, 2015 San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2015
San Jose Jazz Festival
Swing Stage
Theater on San Pedro Square
29 N. San Pedro St., near Santa Clara St.
Downtown San José
Oct. 25, 2014 Oktoberfest St. William Catholic Church
611 S. El Monte Ave.
Los Altos
Aug. 27, 2014 Jazz on the Plazz Jazz on the Plazz 2014 Los Gatos Town Plaza - Free outdoor concert
FSJ with vocalist Kathy Kosins
Aug. 10, 2014

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest

Theatre on San Pedro Square
29 N. San Pedro St., near Santa Clara St.
Downtown San José
July 11, 2014 music at the market
powered by San Jose Jazz
San Pedro Square Market
87 North San Pedro Street (at St. John Street)
San José    [MAP]
May 17, 2014 Alum Rock Jazz Friends & Family
Benefit Concert
Cribari Center Auditorium
The Villages Golf & Country Club
5000 Cribari Lane, San José    [MAP]
Sept. 22, 2013 Congregation Sinai Private Event
Aug. 11, 2013

San José Jazz Festival

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2013
Theatre on San Pedro Square
29 N. San Pedro St., near Santa Clara St.
Downtown San José
May 5, 2013 Saratoga Annual Rotary Art Show Saratoga Rotary Club Art Show
Community event and fundraiser
West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga
Feb. 10, 2013 St. William Parish
Mardi Gras Pancake Breakfast
St. William Parish
611 S. El Monte Ave., Los Altos
Sept. 28, 2012 Music at the Market Music at the Market
"Powered by San José Jazz"
Santa Clara Street & San Pedro Street
Downtown San José
Aug. 19, 2012 Private Party  
Aug. 12, 2012 San José Jazz Festival San José Jazz Festival
On the Swing Stage

Theatre on San Pedro Square
29 N. San Pedro Street, Downtown San José
Aug. 11, 2012 Myth Taverna and Lounge Myth Taverna and Lounge
Modern Greek cuisine and upscale lounge
152 Post Street
San José
(408) 286-7678
Aug. 14, 2011 San José Jazz Festival 2011 San José Jazz Festival

Theatre on San Pedro Square
29 N. San Pedro St., near Santa Clara St.
Downtown San José
June 4, 2011

Swing into Summer benefit

Benefit for the VMC Foundation

Lexus of Stevens Creek
3333 Stevens Creek Blvd.
San José, CA
Oct. 28, 2010 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
Sept. 11, 2010 Napa River FestivalWine, Crafts & Jazz Napa River Wine, Crafts & Jazz Festival
Friends of the Napa River
FSJ with vocalist Duane Lawrence
August 25, 2010 Jazz on the Plazz Jazz on the Plazz 2010 "Jazz on the Plazz" 2010
Free concert in the Los Gatos Town Plaza —
FSJ
with vocalist Barbara Morrison
July 29, 2010 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
June 9, 2010 Senzala Brazilian Restaurant Senzala Brazilian Restaurant
250 E. Java Drive
Sunnyvale, California 94089
(408) 734-1656
May 27, 2010 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
April 28, 2010 Senzala Brazilian Restaurant 250 E. Java Drive
Sunnyvale, California 94089
(408) 734-1656
March 25, 2010 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
March 14, 2010 San José Improv Comedy Club San José Jazz Society Composer's Showcase
The Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theater
62 South Second Street
San José, California 95113
February 25, 2010 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
January 14, 2010 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
December 17, 2009 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
November 19, 2009 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
October 22, 2009 Microsoft Corporation
Music & Wine Festival
Charity Fundraiser (Private Event)
October 15, 2009 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
September 17, 2009 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
August 20, 2009 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
July 23, 2009 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
June 24, 2009 Los Gatos Jazz on the Plazz Concert SeriesJazz on the Plazz 2009 Jazz on the Plazz 2009
Los Gatos Town Plaza - Free outdoor concert
FSJ with vocalist Dennis Rowland
June 4, 2009 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
May 7, 2009 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
August 9, 2008 19th Annual Comcast San José Jazz Festival San José Jazz Festival 2008
Saturday, August 9, 2008
Silicon Valley Stage
July 16, 2008 Los Gatos Jazz on the Plazz Summer Concert SeriesJazz on the Plazz 2008 Jazz on the Plazz 2008
Los Gatos Town Plaza — Free outdoor concert
FSJ with vocalist Dennis Rowland
April 26, 2008 CITY LIGHTS THEATER GREAT JAZZ IN THE SILICON VALLEY
San José Jazz and City Lights Theater Company present A NEW JAZZ CONCERT SERIES

Full Spectrum Jazz with vocalist Duane Lawrence

CITY LIGHTS THEATER
529 South Second Street
San José
Jan. 12, 2008 Wedding Reception Portuguese Band Hall
100 N. 27th Street, San José
Oct. 26, 2007 Private Party
Palo Alto Elks Club
50th Birthday Party Celebration for one of our fans
(not open to the public)
August 11, 2007 San José Jazz Festival San José Jazz Festival 2007
Full Spectrum Jazz Big Band
featuring guest soloist Wayne Bergeron – on the Silicon Valley Stage, Corner of Post & Market Streets
August 10, 2007 Trumpet Master Class and Clinic with
Wayne Bergeron
Hilton San José
Santa Clara Conference Room 1
300 Almaden Blvd.
San José, California
July 18, 2007 Los Gatos Jazz on the Plazz concert series Jazz on the Plazz 2007 Jazz on the Plazz 2007
Los Gatos Town Plaza
FSJ with vocalist Paula West
March 8, 2007 Smith Dobson Youth Jazz Festival
Hoover Historic Theater, in the Rose Garden, 1635 Park Avenue, San José
San José Jazz
• A competition for Middle and High School musicians
• 500 performers, nationally known adjudicators
• Scholarship awards
“Our goal is to provide a nurturing educational environment that provides students with the opportunity to learn from a team of outstanding jazz educators.”  — Barbara Christmann, Director of Education at San José Jazz
December 12, 2006 Benefit Concert
for Hillsdale High School Music Program
Benefit for the school music program - Open to the public
Hillsdale High School
3115 Del Monte Street
San Mateo, CA 94403
October 15, 2006 Save the Music Festival
Redwood Shores, CA
Save the Music Festival
100 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood Shores

Proceeds from this festival support the instrumental music program in the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District. Belmont-Redwood Shores Public Schools Foundation
October 12, 2006 Jazz on the Grass
Sunnyvale, CA
Trinity Church of Sunnyvale hosts Full Spectrum Jazz Band for this outdoor evening event.
823 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale
September 14, 2006 Jazz on the Grass
Sunnyvale, CA
Trinity Church of Sunnyvale hosts Full Spectrum Jazz Band for this outdoor evening event.
823 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale
August 17-20, 2006
SAN JOSÉ JAZZ FESTIVAL
Downtown San José, CA
2006 SAN JOSÉ JAZZ FESTIVAL 2006
Downtown San José
Market and Post Streets on the Big Band Stage
and the Smoke Tiki Lounge

Our 7th appearance at this fabulous festival! Full Spectrum Jazz sponsors the Big Band Stage this year.
August 30, 2006 Los Gatos Jazz on the Plazz concert series Jazz on the Plazz 2006 Jazz on the Plazz 2006
Full Spectrum Jazz with vocalist Jamie Davis
August 5, 2006 Trinity Church's 50th Anniversary Trinity Church of Sunnyvale 
July 13, 2006 Jazz on the Grass
Sunnyvale, CA
Trinity Church of Sunnyvale hosts Full Spectrum Jazz Band for this outdoor evening event.
823 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale
March 30, 2006 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
February 23, 2006 Los Gatos Lodge 50 Los Gatos/Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 354-3300
October 22/23, 2005 Recording Sessions At the Music Annex -- Not Open to the Public
Recording material for the latest CD, "Pursuits"
August 25, 2005 Jazz on the Grass
Sunnyvale, CA
Trinity Church of Sunnyvale hosts Full Spectrum Jazz Band for this outdoor evening event.
823 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale
August 10, 2005 Jazz on the Plazz 2005
"cool cats in los gatos"
Los Gatos Town Plaza
July 21, 2005 Jazz on the Grass
Sunnyvale, CA
Trinity Church of Sunnyvale hosts Full Spectrum Jazz Band for this outdoor evening event.
823 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale
June 2, 2005 Sonoma Chicken Coop Restaurant A great family-friendly place. The food is good, at a reasonable cost. The band plays upstairs.
March 24, 2005 Sonoma Chicken Coop Restaurant Campbell, California
January 20, 2005 Sonoma Chicken Coop Restaurant
Campbell, California
December 19, 2004 Pete Escovedo's Latin-Jazz Club
San José
Admission $8.00 — No one under 21 allowed.
400 South First Street, San José
December 12, 2004 Pete Escovedo's Latin-Jazz Club
San José
Admission $8.00 — No one under 21 allowed.
400 South First Street, San José
December 5, 2004 Pete Escovedo's Latin-Jazz Club
San José
Admission $8.00 — No one under 21 allowed.
400 South First Street, San José
November 18, 2004 Junipero Serra High School
Music Benefit Concert
San Mateo, CA
All proceeds go to the Serra HS Music department. A great opportunity to have fun and join us in supporting music in the schools and to hear a very good Serra Jazz band!
Junipero Serra High School, 451 W. 20th Ave., San Mateo
October 27, 2004 Pete Escovedo's Latin-Jazz Club
San José
Admission $8.00 — No one under 21 allowed.
400 South First Street, San José
August 22, 2004 Private Party  
August 8, 2004
2004 San José Jazz Festival
San José
Full Spectrum's 6th appearance at the San José Jazz Festival
Big Band Stage — PHOTO GALLERY
January 25, 2004 Theater on San Pedro Square
San José, CA
Holiday Party for the band, family, friends, and fans (and birthday party for Roger!).
By invitation only
.
29 N. San Pedro Street, San José
January 23, 2004
Mark Hopkins Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Zinfandel Association Party
Sponsored by SongPeddler.com
Number One Nob Hill
San Francisco, CA 94108
January 15, 2004
Sunrise of Belmont
Belmont, CA
Performance for the residents
1010 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont
November 1, 2003 Radio show on www.jazz88fm.com
Jazz88 FM Radio
(Jazz 88.5 FM in Minneapolis, MN)
Tune in to hear this one-hour show over the internet, featuring music from Full Spectrum's CDs and an interview with one of the band's founders, Roger Levinson.
October 26, 2003 Jonny's Northside Grill Birthday party, private function
532 North Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos
September 25, 2003 Theater on San Pedro Square 29 N. San Pedro Street, San José
Tickets $10.00 per person. Tickets are also available at the door. Call the theater at (408) 283-0200.
September 21, 2003 Exploratorium
San Francisco, CA
Wedding reception — not open to the public.
September 18, 2003 Club Jazz Nouveau
San Francisco, CA
THE CANNERY
2801 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco
Call  (415) 921-2100 for dinner reservations and preferred showtime seating. $10 cover for diners, $15 cover for non-diners.
August 10, 2003 San José Jazz Festival 2003 Our 5th appearance at this prestigious jazz festival.
Theater on San Pedro Square, 29 N. San Pedro St, San José
June 1, 2003 Yavneh Day School
San José, CA
Annual gala and fund-raiser event
May 18, 2003 Gordon Biersch Brewery
San José, CA
33 East San Fernando St., San José
Live jazz, excellent food and great beer at San José's award-winning microbrewery
April 22, 2003 Carlmont High School Benefit
1400 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA
Proceeds to benefit Carlmont High band. Adults $20, students $10. www.carlmont.seq.org
April 17th, 2003 KCSM-FM 91.1 FM
Live interview from studios of KCSM jazz station at the College of San Mateo
Listen to Rich Bice, Roger Levinson, and others talk about the latest FSJ "happenings," including a fundraiser concert for Carlmont High School (see April 22nd event above)
August 18, 2002 Gordon Biersch Brewery
San José, CA
"Rayna's Dance" CD Release Party!!
Excellent food and great beer at San José's award-winning microbrewery, Gordon Biersch, at 33 East San Fernando St., San José
August 10, 2002 2002 San José Jazz Festival America's largest free jazz festival and an FSJ favorite venue. Our 4th appearance at this great festival. San José Rep Theater, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San José
June 15, 2002 Private Party - Los Altos Hills Not open to the general public
June 3, 2002 KPFA-FM 94.1 FM – Live radio and Web broadcast from Pacifica Foundation's radio station, hosted by Doug Edwards of EarThyme Productions When was the last time you listened to a live big band radio broadcast? We will be recording some new material at this session! Come down to see a live radio broadcast as it is happening!

African American Arts & Culture Complex
762 Fulton Street (near Webster)

Unable to attend? Listen over KPFA's web feed at www.kpfa.org
June 1, 2002 KPFA-FM (94.1) Radio Broadcast
Berkeley, CA
Listen to cuts from "Rayna's Dance" and talk with the ever-engaging Doug Edwards on his Saturday night show, "Ear Thyme"
Jan-Apr 2002 Preparing new music for CD recording Private
October 27, 2001 Essential Therapeutics
San José Art Museum
San José, CA
Celebration of merger between Microcide Pharmaceuticals and Althexis, Inc. to form Essential Therapeutics
August 26, 2001 Vallejo Shoreline Jazz, Art & Wine Festival
Marina Green, Harbor Way
Vallejo, CA
Appearing with the legendary and popular Mary Stallings on vocals
August 2, 2001 Mountain View Center for Performing Arts
Castro & Mercy Streets
Mountain View, CA
Playing cuts from the new CD and more new material. Wonderful venue in downtown Mountain View!
July 2, 2001 KPFA-FM 94.1 FM
Live radio broadcast from Pacifica Foundation's legendary radio station hosted by Doug Edwards of EarThyme Productions, in Berkeley, CA
When was the last time you listened to a live big band radio broadcast? We will be recording some new material at this session!
June 30, 2001 KPFA-FM 94.1 FM
Berkeley, CA
Listen to cuts from our new CD, "Rayna's Dance" to be released in Summer 2001
May 19, 2001 Private Party Not open to the general public
April 14, 2001 Private Party Not open to the general public
December 21, 2000 Cellegy Pharmaceuticals Holiday Party
Garden Court Hotel, Palo Alto, CA
Private party
December 7, 2000 Fabless Semiconductor Association Private party, not open to the public
Annual Awards Banquet
Westin Hotel, Santa Clara, CA
August 27, 2000 Vallejo Shoreline Jazz, Art & Wine Festival Vallejo Marina, Marina Green
Harbor Way, Vallejo, CA
August 13, 2000 2000 San José Jazz Festival Downtown San José, on the Big Band Stage
America's largest free jazz festival and an FSJ favorite venue.
Our 3rd appearance in four years.
July 23, 2000 Foster City Summer Concert Series Beautiful park setting in lovely Foster City ... wonderful place for an outdoor jazz concert! 
Ryan Park Amphitheater, E. Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA
June 5, 2000 KPFA-FM "Showcase Series"
Live concert and radio broadcast
Duane Lawrence and Dee Daniels vocalizing with FSJ for Pacifica Radio flagship station KPFA-FM (sister stations in NY, LA, DC & Houston) — Live radio broadcast on KPFA-FM 94.1
Anna's Place, 1801 University Ave., Berkeley, CA
February 5, 2000 San Francisco Airport Marriott
San Francisco, CA
Temple fund-raiser, private function, not open to the public
December 18, 1999 Financial Engines Holiday Party
San Francisco Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Financial Engines holiday party, not open to the public
(Solo piano 9-9:30 PM, full band 9:30 PM to 12 AM)
November 21, 1999 Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club
Palo Alto, CA
Wedding reception, private function, not open to the public
(Solo piano 6-6:45 PM, full band 7-10 PM)
September 18, 1999 Gordon Biersch Brewery
San José, CA
33 East San Fernando St., San José
Live jazz, excellent food and great beer at San José's award-winning microbrewery
September 5, 1999 Tapestry in Talent Festival Major San José Festival of the Arts
East San Fernando Jazz Stage
Corner of Almaden & San Fernando, San José, CA 95113
August 18, 1999 City of Menlo Park Summer Concert Series "Dine and Dance" concert in a beautiful park setting
Fremont Park at the corner of Santa Cruz & University Avenues
in Menlo Park
August 7, 1999 KCSM-FM Listeners' Concert College of San Mateo Theater
1700 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo
FSJ with special guest star John (Buddy) Connor. We are proud to support KCSM-FM, America's leading jazz station, pumping jazz over the internet and radio waves 24 hours a day.
July 31, 1999 Gordon Biersch Brewery
San José, CA
33 East San Fernando St., San José
Live jazz, excellent food and great beer at San José's award-winning microbrewery
July 4, 1999 Jazz at Pearl's 256 Columbus Avenue (at Broadway),
San Francisco, CA
World famous Jazz club, a San Francisco institution, before the fireworks. Good food — award winning chili!
June 13, 1999 Emilio Guglielmo Winery Annual "La Dolce Vita" event.
1480 East Main Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(408) 779-2145
June 12, 1999 Jazz on the Hill Festival Great festival with many stages!
College of San Mateo
1700 W Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA
May 23, 1999 Pacifica Jazz Festival
Sanchez Art Center
Our 3rd annual appearance at this great festival.
Sanchez Art Center
1220 Linda Mar Ave., Pacifica
January 23, 1999 Exar Corporation Holiday Party Wyndham Hotel, San José
Exar Corp. Holiday Party, not open to the public
January 17, 1999 Jazz at Pearl's
World famous Jazz club, a San Francisco intstitution. Good food (award winning chili) & drink and always great jazz!
256 Columbus Avenue (at Broadway), San Francisco
October 17, 1998 Gordon Biersch Brewery
San José, CA
33 East San Fernando St., San José
Live jazz, excellent food and great beer at San José's award-winning microbrewery
September 3, 1998 Kimball's East "First Time Out" CD Release Party
Kimball's East Jazz Club, Emeryville
August 22, 1998 Gordon Biersch Brewery
San José, CA
33 East San Fernando St., San José
Live jazz, excellent food and great beer at San José's award-winning microbrewery
August 9, 1998 1998 TCI San José Jazz Festival 1998 San José Jazz Festival
America's largest free jazz festival — on the Bristol-Myers Squibb Big Band Stage in Downtown San José
July 25, 1998 San José Fairmont Hotel
Regency Ballroom
Honorarium event, not open to the public
July 18, 1998 Gordon Biersch Brewery
San José, CA
33 East San Fernando St., San José
Live jazz, excellent food and great beer at San José's award-winning microbrewery
June 26, 1998 Gordon Biersch Brewery
San José, CA
33 East San Fernando St., San José
Live jazz, excellent food and great beer at San José's award-winning microbrewery
June 20, 1998 NEW ORLEANS by the BAY
Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View, CA
Food & Music Festival: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Neville Brothers, The Staple Singers, Louis Bellson, FSJ & many others
June 7, 1998 Villa Montalvo
Saratoga, CA
Exclusive location for a wedding reception, private function, not open to the public
May 17, 1998 Pacifica Jazz Festival
Pacifica, CA
Our second appearance at this annual jazz festival
April 18, 1998 Silicon Valley Charity Ball
San José Convention Center
Tony Bennett, Big City Review, and Full Spectrum Jazz at Silicon Valley's largest charity event, raising over $1M from 3,500 attendees.
1996-1998 Many more appearances in the San Francisco Bay Area, but so long ago...

 

 

 

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