San Pedro Square Market Live Music: Join SPSM for live performances in Downtown San Jose the week of January 7th, 2019 featuring: Paul Kent, Jonathan Poso, Sutton Marley, Harold Fethe, Levi J, Cruz Patrol, Jerry Sauceda, and Mary Ellen Duell.
Paul Kent: Monday, January 7th @ 6:00pm
Paul was born in Brooklyn but spent most of his youth in Rockland County, New York, moving to Palo Alto, California in his teens. His musical influences include Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Southside Johnny, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Billy Joel, 60's Stax and Motown groups. His guitar influences are Eric Clapton, Mike Campbell, Joe Bonamassa, Chuck Berry, James Burton and Pete Townshend.
Paul plays a custom Scott Lentz Telecaster, Fender Telecasters and occasionally a Gibson Les Paul guitar through Fender Bassman and VOX AC30 amps.
Jonathan Poso: Tuesday, January 8th @ 6:00pm
Jonathan Poso is a classically trained pianist who began his training at age ten. He received two scholarships for piano performance to further his musical education in college. Since then he has played at multiple venues around the Bay Area including Maggiano’s, LB Steak, The Fairmont Hotel, private events and Cafe Stritch. His style is a blend of classically influenced renditions of current songs, jazz themes and classic rock.
Sutton Marley: Wednesday, January 9th @ 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.
Harold Fethe: Thursday, January 10th @ 6:00pm
Harold Fethe is a jazz and rock guitarist with skill, soul, and versatility. He was a founding member of Indigo Swing, a swing revival band that played top San Francisco venues during their mid-1990s heyday, and also appeared with his acoustic-rock band at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, sharing bills with Boz Scaggs, John Lee Hooker, Maria Muldaur and others.
Levi J: Friday, January 11th @ 6:00pm
'This is my Heart & Soul, Wear it on my sleeve just so other people know...I'm pouring out blood sweat and tears into every single one of my songs and I'm never letting go, of my Heart & my Soul!' - LEVI J
San Francisco Bay Area Singer-songwriter LEVI J blends powerful acoustic pop songs with catchy dance melodies to create his energetic music. Multi-award winner of the West Coast Songwriter Competition, LEVI J recently recorded his debut EP Heart and Soul at Suspect Studios in Downtown San Jose, CA
Cruz Patrol: Saturday, January 12th @ 6:00pm
CRUZ PATROL is a cover band in the Santa Cruz and South Bay areas that plays 90's to current Rock, Pop, and Dance Party music. CRUZ PATROL combines powerful vocals with driving guitars and moving rhythms to keep clubs and parties dancing! CRUZ PATROL plays high-energy music from bands such as No Doubt, Smash Mouth, Adele, Sublime, Walk the Moon, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, Lenny Kravitz, The Offspring, Bruno Mars, OneRepublic, and Pink.
Jerry Sauceda: Saturday, January 12th @ 9:00pm
Jerry Sauceda is one very talented guy. In addition to having one of the absolute best voices you will ever hear, he is an accomplished guitar player and wonderful entertainer. Jerry utilizes his very own uniquely designed sequenced backing tracks and plays 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. Jerry performs as a soloist, in a duo, with his trio that includes a ‘live’ sax player and keyboardist
Mary Ellen Duell: Sunday, January 13th @ 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.