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Latin Grammy winner, songwriter, and guitarist Diego García “”El Twanguero”” presents his acclaimed new album blending Latino-Twang & American roots music: “Argentina Songbook” (Warner Music). This Spanish guitar virtuoso and pioneer of the Latin-Twang genre that inspired his nickname has played this unique style of music all around the world. El Twanguero has shared stages with acclaimed latin artists such as Juanes, Calamaro, Fito Paez, Bunbury, Diego El Cigala, Mercedes Sosa, and much more. The late Gabriel Garcia Marquez proclaimed him a guitar master.”

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Wallace Roney, Intrepid Jazz Trumpeter, Dies From COVID-19 Complications At 59

Wallace Roney, Intrepid Jazz Trumpeter, Dies From COVID-19 Complications At 59

Another sad reminder of the impact this COVID-19 pandemic is having on every aspect of society. Read NPR’s tribute to Roney’s life and music, learn about his impact on the jazz world, and watch a video of him playing his trumpet, here:  https://www.npr.org/2020/03/31/824801424/wallace-roney-intrepid-jazz-trumpeter-dies-from-covid-19-complications-at-59

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  Important announcement: Because of concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Bakersfield Jazz Workshop will be temporarily suspended, until further notice. We will monitor guidance from health officials week-to-week and base our decision of when to resume on their recommendations. Although this is disappointing for our musicians and jazz lovers, we are erring on the […]

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BJW Blog 3/12/2020: The Kyle Burnham Group this Tuesday (3/17)

BJW Blog 3/12/2020: The Kyle Burnham Group this Tuesday (3/17)

  3/17: The Kyle Burnham Group (aka POSH-GYLE Jazz Quartet) Jazz fusion (ft. Paul Cierley, Josh Otum, Kyle Burnham, Gary Rink)     BJW March 2020 Featured Artist/Ensemble Schedule 3/3: Special JAZZ VOCAL CLINIC and PERFORMANCE by very special guest (from L.A.), Cathy Segal Garcia – 6:30-9:30pm (NO BEGINNING JAZZ ENSEMBLE CLASS or OPEN JAM SESSION this night!) This 3-hour […]

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BJW Blog – The Akoustiks 3/10/20

BJW Blog – The Akoustiks 3/10/20

  This Tuesday! 3/10: The Akoustiks – Coming at you with a twist of flavor and soul (feat. Steve Diaz, Fernando Montoya, Daniel Musquez, Schuler Johnson, Jason Dozier Seals)     BJW March 2020 Featured Artist/Ensemble Schedule 3/3: Special JAZZ VOCAL CLINIC and PERFORMANCE by very special guest (from L.A.), Cathy Segal Garcia – 6:30-9:30pm (NO BEGINNING JAZZ ENSEMBLE CLASS or OPEN JAM […]

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BJW Blog 2/27/20 – Cathy Segal Garcia – Special Vocal Clinic this Tuesday!

BJW Blog 2/27/20 – Cathy Segal Garcia – Special Vocal Clinic this Tuesday!

  This Tuesday!   3/3: Special JAZZ VOCAL CLINIC and PERFORMANCE by very special guest (from L.A.), Cathy Segal Garcia – 6:30-9:30 pm (NO BEGINNING JAZZ ENSEMBLE CLASS or OPEN JAM SESSION this night!) This 3-hour clinic is FREE and Open to the Public. Please visit:  cathysegalgarcia.com     BJW March 2020 Featured Artist/Ensemble Schedule 3/3: Special JAZZ VOCAL CLINIC […]

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BJW Blog  2/20/20  West Coast Gumbo!

BJW Blog 2/20/20 West Coast Gumbo!

                        This Tuesday!   2/25: “Fat Tuesday” Special! – West Coast Gumbo under the direction of Kevin Willey (drums) – New Orleans Style Jazz!     BJW March 2020 Featured Artist/Ensemble Schedule 3/3: Special JAZZ VOCAL CLINIC with Special Guest (from L.A.), Cathy Segal-Garcia – 6:30-9:30pm (NO BEGINNING JAZZ […]