San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of August 28th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of August 28th, 2017 featuring: Jerry Sauceda, Chaz, Sonic Blue, Math Class Band, Legally Blue, and Daddy-O.

Jerry Sauceda: Tuesday, August 29th @ 6:00pm @ the Garage Bar

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Jerry Sauceda and his trio are primarily a cover band utilizing Jerry's very own uniquely designed sequenced backing tracks. Mr. Sauceda and his trio perform everything from Rock, Dance R&B, Hip Hop, Motown, Jazz Standards, Latin and Country. He plays as a live guitarist, vocalist with an accompanying live sax player and keyboardist. 

Chaz: Wednesday, August 30th @ 6:00pm @ the Garage Bar

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Sonic Blue: Thursday, August 31st @ 6:00pm @ the Garage Bar

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SONIC BLUE has been a Bay Area favorite since 2010,performing  club dates,corporate events,private parties,and  in numerous top hotels in the area(Pebble Beach Country Club,Monterey Plaza Hotel,Highlands Inn in Carmel,Fairmont  San Jose) as well as live music venues like San Jose'sSan Pedro Square, Sly's in Monterey,The Capitol Club SJ,among others.

Formed by Peter Cor: keyboards/vocals and Joy Bonner vocals.The group later expanded to add drummer/vocalist Andy Morales,and also as a trio with Margo Le Duc.

SONIC BLUE's repertoire is wide ranging from swing/jazz for partner dancing,RnB hits,as well as Rock Classic and Modern POP.

Math Class Band: Friday, September 1st @ 7:00pm @ the Market Plaza Stage

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The band Math Class is an act that strives to bring back the big show aspect that has been lacking within the working band circuit for years. With the drive and excitement of new and retro rock tunes that have been amped up to create a smiling audience, Math Class is a band that will start and accentuate any party.

Legally Blue: Saturday, September 2nd @ 7:00pm @ the Market Plaza Stage

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We love the blues, and we try to keep it authentic and solid. If you like your blues straight-ahead, with maybe a dash of jazz, and you like the classic Hammond B3 and vintage guitar tones...we think you'll dig what we do.

Daddy-O: Sunday, September 3rd @ 2:00pm 

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The best and most popular San Jose musicians, from the famed Daddy'O Band will play those nostalgic hits from the 60's and 70's, and get you up and dancing. From Beatles to Motown and more.

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of August 21st

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of August 21st, 2017 featuring: Chaz, Tammi Brown, Jerry Sauceda, Summit 2v1, Chrome Deluxe, and Jackie Turner.

Chaz Solo: Tuesday, August 22nd @ 6:00pm

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Tammi Brown: Wednesday, August 23rd @ 6:00pm

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Drenched in the uplifting and sultry sounds of Gospel and Jazz music, Tammi’s voice is filled with rich tones, elegant phrasing, and vocal versatility, giving it a unique flavor.

Tammi’s musical journey has taken her to many stages in over 10 countries including solo performances at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, The Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals, and Europe. Tammi has received glowing testimonials from artists such as Stanley Jordan, Linda Tillery, George Benson, and Eric Bibb to name a few.

Jerry Sauceda: Thursday, August 24th @ 6:00pm

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Jerry Sauceda and his trio are primarily a cover band utilizing Jerry's very own uniquely designed sequenced backing tracks. Mr. Sauceda and his trio perform everything from Rock, Dance R&B, Hip Hop, Motown, Jazz Standards, Latin and Country. He plays as a live guitarist, vocalist with an accompanying live sax player and keyboardist.

Summit 2v1: Friday, August 25th @ 7:00pm

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Summit 2V1 is a five-piece, all-original jazz/funk band from the San Francisco Bay area.  Founded in 2004 with the goal of keeping jazz/funk fusion alive, the group has created an entrancing style all its own.  A solid, groove-based rhythmic foundation layered with higher harmonic function, melodic form, and searing solos combine to produce a musical essence that is truly greater than the sum of its parts.  Summit 2V1 is a musical tour de force comprised of bass, drums, guitar, keyboards, and saxophone that is sure to keep the listener entertained.

Chrome Deluxe: Saturday, August 26th @ 7:00pm

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The Bay Area’s own Chrome Deluxe is a unique and talented band of musicians who share a passion for music and performance. The band provides high quality entertainment for private and public functions; including top Bay Area nightclubs, corporate events and festivals.

Chrome Deluxe has gained a reputation as one of the most diverse R&B, Swing and Blues based bands in the Bay Area with their own special take on both classics and current favorites.  Particularly popular with fans who like to dance. The group draws from the innovators of American music while translating the music into their own sound and bringing the audience quality entertainment and a truly fun musical experience.

Jackie Turner: Sunday, August 27th @ 2:00pm

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Jackie Turner & Friends  provides music for all occasions. R&B, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Reggae, Funk, Top 40, Lite Rock, Country you name it we can play it!

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of Aug 14th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of August 14, 2017, featuring: Johnny Neri, Sonic Blue, Tammi Brown Trio, Math Class Band, Given To Fly, and Jerry Sauceda.

Johnny Neri: Tuesday, August 15th @ 6:00pm

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JOHNNY NERI BAND pays tribute to the greatest Rock and Roll bands ever by performing popular, vintage, anthem like Classic Rock and Soul hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

Sonic Blue: Wednesday, Augsut 16th @ 6:00pm

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SONIC BLUE has been a Bay Area favorite since 2010,performing  club dates,corporate events,private parties,and  in numerous top hotels in the area(Pebble Beach Country Club,Monterey Plaza Hotel,Highlands Inn in Carmel,Fairmont  San Jose) as well as live music venues like San Jose'sSan Pedro Square, Sly's in Monterey,The Capitol Club SJ,among others.

Formed by Peter Cor: keyboards/vocals and Joy Bonner vocals.The group later expanded to add drummer/vocalist Andy Morales,and also as a trio with Margo Le Duc.

SONIC BLUE's repertoire is wide ranging from swing/jazz for partner dancing,RnB hits,as well as Rock Classic and Modern POP.

Tammi Brown Trio: Thursday, August 17th @ 6:00pm

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Drenched in the uplifting and sultry sounds of Gospel and Jazz music, Tammi’s voice is filled with rich tones, elegant phrasing, and vocal versatility, giving it a unique flavor. Influenced at the tender age of 4, Tammi quickly found her musical roots in the soulfulness of Gospel music while singing, playing organ, and directing the choir in church. Her musical roots blossomed when she discovered the vocal gracefulness of Ella Fitzgerald, the rawness of Aretha Franklin, and the power of Chaka Khan. Tammi was struck by the heartbreaking loss of her mother at an early age. She embraced her Gospel roots for healing, remembering the whispering songs her mother sang to her as a child. Through the pain of losing her Mother and the challenges of life itself, Tammi found peace in God and the healing power of music. Naturally, Tammi continued to sing using her vocal versatility to spread her musical wings with many of the Industry’s most notable musicians; She is currently a vocalist in the two-time Grammy Award nominated Vocal Ensemble The Cultural Heritage Choir led by the Legendary, Linda Tillery. Tammi also received an invitation by renowned Jazz guitarist, Stanley Jordan, to sing background vocals for the tune “Steppin’ Out” on his record State of Nature, which received a 51st Grammy Award nomination. In addition, she was selected to perform in the tribute to Quincy Jones at the 59th Monterey Jazz Festival backing the legendary Valerie Simpson – directed by Quincy Jones and John Clayton. Tammi had the honor of singing an ‘Opening Song’ for the legendary Renaissance Poet, Dr. Maya Angelou at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, then again, at The Historic Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, California. Blessings continued as Tammi was asked to be the opening act for prominent folk singer Joan Baez at Esalen’s 50th Celebration concert in Big Sur, California. In that same year, she provided vocals for Blues great, Eric Bibb’s “Jericho Road” record.  To add to her impressive musical accomplishments, Tammi co-produced her single “That’s How it Goes” with 13-time Grammy nominated Jazz Fusion artist, Tom Schuman of Spyro Gyra. Tammi’s musical journey has taken her to many stages in over 10 countries including solo performances at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, The Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals, and Europe. Tammi has received glowing testimonials from artists such as Stanley Jordan, Linda Tillery, George Benson, and Eric Bibb to name a few.

Math Class Band: Friday, August 18th @ 7:00pm

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The band Math Class is an act that strives to bring back the big show aspect that has been lacking within the working band circuit for years. With the drive and excitement of new and retro rock tunes that have been amped up to create a smiling audience, Math Class is a band that will start and accentuate any party.

Given To Fly: Saturday, August 19th @ 7:00pm

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“Given To Fly” is a native San Jose band that delves into the history of Rock n roll, Soul, and R n' B.

Performing a wide variety of classic tunes from the late 60’s up to the current hits of today. Harmonies backed by two guitars, bass, and Drums set the groove as the group takes you on a journey with songs from the likes of The Doobie Brothers and Michael Jackson to The Black Keyes and beyond. The setlist is comprised of unmistakably iconic tunes, unstoppable medleys, and is executed with amazing musicianship.

Jerry Sauceda: Sunday, August 20th @ 2:00pm

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Jerry Sauceda and his trio are primarily a cover band utilizing Jerry's very own uniquely designed sequenced backing tracks. Mr. Sauceda and his trio perform everything from Rock, Dance R&B, Hip Hop, Motown, Jazz Standards, Latin and Country. He plays as a live guitarist, vocalist with an accompanying live sax player and keyboardist. 

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San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Week of Aug 7th

San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of August 7th, 2017 featuring: Jerry Sauceda, Chaz, Daddy-O, Ron Scott, Tortilla Soup, Legally Blue, and Jackie Turner.

Jerry Sauceda: Tuesday, August 8th @ 6:00pm

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Jerry Sauceda and his trio are primarily a cover band utilizing Jerry's very own uniquely designed sequenced backing tracks. Mr. Sauceda and his trio perform everything from Rock, Dance R&B, Hip Hop, Motown, Jazz Standards, Latin and Country. He plays as a live guitarist, vocalist with an accompanying live sax player and keyboardist. 

Chaz Solo: Wednesday, August 9th @ 6:00pm

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Daddy-O Trio: Thursday, August 10th @ 6:00pm

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ultimate band for any party. Our repertoire spans eight decades of pop, jazz, oldies, reggae, surf, classic rock, and dance tunes.

SJ JAZZ Presents (*at a special time) The Ron Scott Band: Friday, August 11th @ 8:00pm

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Born in San Jose, growing up in the Sunnyhills section of Milpitas, California, Ron Scott began playing keyboard as a hobby. Although he is self taught and plays by ear, he developed into a brilliant keyboardist, who plays split keys, incorporating left hand bass. This pianist, keyboardist, composer, and bandleader has a sound that joins the smooth with the funky, including Neo Jazz, spicy Latin rhythms and R&B. At the age of 34, Scott created his first band The 650 Connection. The band had many successful ventures, opening for recording artist Chaka Khan, Temptations, Whispers, American Idol's Latoya London, Greg Karukas, Lenny Williams, Raheem Devaughn, Lakeside, Regina Belle, El Chicano, The DeBarges, Rose Royce, Billy Preston, The O'Jays, Byron Miller and more. He has released three CD’s, including his recent solo album Ron Scott “In the Keys of Love”. This project flirts with an array of genres ranging from Smooth, Fusion, Samba to R&B ballads. It includes a few tracks with vocals from Tony Lindsay of Santana and percussions from Juan Escovedo of the E Family.  He is currently playing live on Bay Area Jazz stations, at local outdoor venues, restaurants and private gigs with the Ron Scott Quartet or Ron Scott & Friends where he includes other up and coming artist from the Bay Area to display their talents. He continues to practice, study and create good music. He hopes to travel worldwide, spreading his sound.

Tortilla Soup: Saturday, August 12th @ 7:00pm

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Tortilla Soup was founded in 2003 and features former members of the legendary groups Tower of Power & Malo. With over 30 years of experience, Tortilla Soup plays great music from Latin, Cumbia, Salsa, Tex-Mex, R&B, Blues, to Funk and Soul.

SJ JAZZ Presents (*at a special time) Legally Blue: Saturday, August 12th @ 8:00pm

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We love the blues, and we try to keep it authentic and solid. If you like your blues straight-ahead, with maybe a dash of jazz, and you like the classic Hammond B3 and vintage guitar tones...we think you'll dig what we do.

Jackie Turner: Sunday, August 13th @ 2:00pm

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Jackie Turner & Friends  provides music for all occasions. R&B, Jazz, Blues, Latin, Reggae, Funk, Top 40, Lite Rock, Country you name it we can play it!

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