San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of January 14th, 2019 featuring: Chaz, Johnny Neri, Sutton Marley, Lisa Lindsley, Math Class Band, Bob Gonzales, Spill The Wine, Cruisetones, and Mary Ellen Duell.
Chaz: Monday, January 14th @ 6:00pm
CLASSICAL-NEW AGE-JAZZ-FUNK-ROCK-LATIN-COUNTRY-R&B-50’S OLDIES-REGGAE-CARIBBEAN–MOTOWN-TOP-40-DANCE-HIP HOP *
Johnny Neri: Tuesday, January 15th @ 6:00pm
Johnny Neri is a high energy Rock and Roll band that plays the greatest Rock and Roll songs ever recorded. They perform popular, vintage, classic rock songs from the 60s through the 90s. Since its inception in 2010, The Johnny Neri Band has rapidly grown in popularity after exploding on the music scene. Incredible three part harmony from amazing musicians who each play many instruments.
Johnny is incredibly entertaining, energetic and thrives on making people happy. Each one of Johnny’s shows is a powerful and emotional journey. His passion for his music and his art shines through in the magic, intimacy and nostalgia felt by the audience.
Sutton Marley: Wednesday, January 16th @ 6:00pm
Raised in San Jose, California, Sutton Marley first became exposed to jazz music in high school and has been playing professionally around the San Francisco Bay Area ever since. In 2009, he attended the prestigious University of North Texas with a scholarship in Jazz Studies. Since relocating back to the Bay Area in 2010 to pursue an English degree at the University of California Davis, he has shared the stage with some of the South Bay’s best jazz musicians including John Worley, Oscar Pangilinan, Murray Low, Rick Vandivier, John Shifflett, Modesto Briseno, Aaron Lington, Brian Ho, and Greg Chen. More recently, he has been performing regularly with The Mark Arroyo Trio, including at a performance in the spring of 2012 opening for Blue Note recording artist Robert Glasper, and with Oscar Pangilinan's group, The Bad Four. Along the way, Sutton has been fortunate enough to study privately with such gifted teachers as Wally Schnalle, Jason Lewis, and Ed Soph. In addition, he has been an active contributor to the South Bay jazz community as a volunteer for the San Jose Jazz Society, as well as a faculty member at their 2010 and 2011 summer jazz camps, where he taught an introductory drumset course and lead student combos. Sutton continues to perform in the Bay Area frequently as a sideman as well as leading his own trio.
Lisa Lindsley: Thursday, January 17th @ 6:00pm
She has been called a glass of champagne, cool, refreshing, and a little bubbly.
Lisa Lindsley may be a latecomer to singing jazz, but the wealth of creative experience she brings to American Songbook gems turns familiar tunes into bracingly contemporary tales. She made an impressive debut with Everytime We Say Goodbye; her 2016 release, Long After Midnight, charted for three weeks on the U.S. FMQB Top 40, and remained in the Top 5 slot for 7 weeks on the CMJ Jazz charts. And now Wouldn't It Be Loverly sits at #27 on the FMQB charts! Let's make it climb.
Math Class Band: Friday, January 18th @ 6:00pm
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.
Bob Gonzales: Friday, January 18th @ 9:00pm
"Rock, roll, rhythm, and blues is what we started with in the early 60’s......we listened to and played it all. Music was not so focused as it is today. People danced and enjoyed it; musicians experimented. Call it what you like, it’s me and my friends doing what we do......”
Do you like the Blues? Do you like old school R&B? Do you like real Rock? You will love the Bob Gonzalez Band!
Spill The Wine: Saturday, January 19th @ 6:00pm
The San Francisco Bay Area's favorite party band!
Cruisetones: Saturday, January 19th @ 9:00pm
The CruiseTones are a versatile, talented group of performers that can lay back & groove things early, then kick it up when it’s time to get the party rolling. Made up of some the Bay Area’s best musicians, this group is comfortable playing many musical styles and are indeed, the Fabulous CruiseTones.
Mary Ellen Duell: Sunday, January 20th @ 2:00pm
Mary Ellen started singing in front of audiences at the age of 12 and got into her first band right after High School graduation. There was never any doubt that singing would be her passion for her whole life. “I can't imagine my life without singing”, says Mary Ellen. “Its such a big part of who I am and what I am about.”
Mary Ellen is considered to be one of the most popular and diverse female vocalists in the Bay Area. Known for her powerful and emotional delivery and for her pure, versatile sound, Mary Ellen is a vocal force to be reckoned with.