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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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May 29, 2018 – BJW 2018 Annual Award-Scholarship Presentation

May 29, 2018 – BJW 2018 Annual Award-Scholarship Presentation

Special Event!! May 29, 2018 – BJW 2018 Annual Award/Scholarship Presentation! The intent of the BJW Scholarship/Award program is to provide support for continuing education in the study of jazz music.  All students of jazz were encouraged to apply as there are many factors taken into consideration during the review process. The following awards will be presented: 1 […]

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BJW Presents – Studio “O”-Jazz Quintet

BJW Presents – Studio “O”-Jazz Quintet

BJW Presents: Studio “O”-Jazz Quintet Please join us at The Mark Restaurant, 1623-19th Street, Bakersfield on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 — Studio “O”-Jazz Quintet. No Cover! All Ages Welcome! Open to the Public! No admission. Donations accepted. BJW May  2018 Featured Artist Schedule May 29, 2018–Special Event!!- BJW 2018 Annual Award/Scholarship Presentation! 6:30-7:30-Begining Jazz Ensemble Class 7:30-8:15-Scholarship/Award Presentation […]

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BJW Presents – JT Butler and The Horizon Jazz and Blues Ensemble

BJW Presents – JT Butler and The Horizon Jazz and Blues Ensemble

BJW Presents: JT Butler(guitar/vocals) and The Horizon Jazz and Blues Ensemble Please join us at The Mark Restaurant, 1623-19th Street, Bakersfield on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 — JT Butler(guitar/vocals) and The Horizon Jazz and Blues Ensemble. JT Butler – guitar/vocals, Paul Cierley – guitar, Rick Lincoln – Bass, Daniel Lopez – Drums, Steve Eisen – trumpet. No […]

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BJW Presents – The Music of Duke Ellington

BJW Presents – The Music of Duke Ellington

  BJW Presents: The Music of Duke Ellington – Jazz Quintet Please join us at The Mark Restaurant, 1623-19th Street, Bakersfield on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 — The Music of Duke Ellington – Jazz Quintet. No Cover! All Ages Welcome! Open to the Public! No admission. Donations accepted. BJW May  2018 Featured Artist Schedule May 15, 2018 — JT Butler(guitar/vocals) and […]

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BJW Presents – The Jay Smith(keyboards) Trio

BJW Presents – The Jay Smith(keyboards) Trio

     BJW Presents: The Jay Smith(keyboards) Trio – Jazz Fusion Please join us at The Mark Restaurant, 1623-19th Street, Bakersfield on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 7:30 pm for  The Jay Smith(keyboards) Trio – Jazz Fusion. No Cover! All Ages Welcome! Open to the Public! No admission. Donations accepted. BJW May  2018 Featured Artist Schedule 2. May […]

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BJW Presents – The Shafter High School Jazz Ensemble

BJW Presents – The Shafter High School Jazz Ensemble

     BJW Presents:  The Shafter H.S. Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Philip Bustamante Please join us at The Mark Restaurant, 1623-19th Street, Bakersfield on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, at 7:30 pm for  The Shafter H.S. Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Philip Bustamante. No Cover! All Ages Welcome! Open to the Public! No admission. Donations […]