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En route to Monterey, Stanford’s jazz’s next generation stops at CoHo

While the Stanford men don’t have a place in March Madness this year, another Cardinal underdog is quietly dominating a different scene. In a few weeks, Stanford’s top jazz combo will return to Monterey to compete in the Next Generation Jazz Festival for the second time in history, having made their inaugural appearance last year. With their sights set on taking home the top prize in April, they stopped for a Monday night performance at the CoHo as winter quarter came to a close.

Stanford Jazz Consortium hosts Charged Particles, discusses campus jazz culture

The Stanford Jazz Consortium (SJC) is a student-run group, which welcomes both avid jazz lovers and curious musicians in the Stanford community. The group organizes on-campus performances and master classes with acclaimed jazz artists. SJC hosted its first guest performance on Sept. 30: The Jazz Trio Charged Particles – featuring Murray Low on keyboards, Aaron…

Interview with jazz bass legend Stanley Clarke

On Saturday, jazz bass legend Stanley Clarke will take the stage at Dinkelspiel Auditorium with his trio – comprised of pianist John Beasley and drummer Mike Mitchell – for what is sure to be one of the highlights of the Stanford Jazz Festival. In anticipation of the show, Intermission talked to Clarke about his upcoming performance, his approach to composition and the future of jazz.