Videos

Watermelon Man – The Generations in Jazz Ensemble

Performaning at Las Trampas, Inc. fundraiser supporting disabled adults. At the Lafayette Park Hotel, April 27, 2014. The Generations in Jazz Ensemble - Kerwin Lee with Allan Smith, Sarah Wesley Smith, John Aczon, Cayford Burrell, Jim Keefe, Greg Lahey and Robert Doud. Perforning Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man".

Jazz in the Neighborhood Jam Session

Alan Hall speaks on the role of a drummer in supporting and leading a jazz ensemble. Presented at Jazz in the Neighborhoods's Jam Session at Lamorinda Music in Lafayette, CA, on November 16, 2013.The event was open to all jazz students, young and old.

“Offering Time” with Sean Jones and Sullivan Fortner with the Stanley Jazz Messengers

Misters Sean Jones and Sullivan Fortner visited Stanley Middle School in Lafayette, Ca, to teach and play with the students in the music program. In this video, Sean and Sullivan are soloing to "Offering Time", a tune from Sean's CD, with the Stanley Jazz Messengers.

Wave

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs Antonio Carlos Jobin's "Wave", featuring Ms. Erin Grant on the Alto Sax. Performed at the Big Band Dance and Concert on October 15, 2010 at the Lafayette Verterans Building.

C Jam Blues by the Big Band of Rossmoor

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs C-Jam Blues, Duke Ellington's 1942 tune. This verson was arranged by Frank Como and features Stile White on Piano, Joe Barton on Tenor Sax, Shane Louis on Tenor Sax and Connor Anderson on Bari Sax.

What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life

The Big Band of Rossmoor plays Michael Legrand's "What are You Doing the Rest of Your Life", featuring Shane Louis on the Tenor Sax, Arranged and directed by Frank Como. Del Valle Clubhouse, Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA, November 17th, 2010.

Winter Jazz Concert – Groove Merchants

Winter Jazz Concert - Stanlet Middle School, The Groove Merchants playing Sonny Rollins' "Sonnymoon for Two", February 10, 2011.

11th Annual GIJF “Mercy Mercy Mercy”

Connor Anderson Sextet performing Joe Zawinul's "Mercy Mercy Mercy" at the 11th Annual Generatons in Jazz Festival, March 10th, 2011. Featuring Connor Anderson on Alto Sax, Stiles White on Piano, Patrick Espe on Bass, Trevor Anderson on Trumpet, Joe Barton on Tenor Sax and Michael Henning on Drums.

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs “Take the A Train”

The Big Band of Rossmoor performs Billy Strayhorn's tune "Take the A Train" which has been made famous by Duke Ellington. Performed at the Lafayette Veterans' Building on May 6th, 2011. Featuring Stiles White on Piano, directed by Mo Levich and Arrangement by Frank Como.

Jazz Cafe, June 3, 2011

Video photo album - 2011 Jazz Cafe featuring the Stanley Intermediate and Acalanes High Schools Jazz Bands.