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The Elegant Sadness of Kamau Kenyatta

Kamau Kenyatta usually produces records for other jazz musicians. Then, “I was given the opportunity to release... music under my own name, and I took it.”Photograph by David Mas SteinbergBLURT MUSIC NEWS : READER SAN DIEGO

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A Night to Remember with Cécile McLorin Salvant

As a young singing sensation, Cécile McLorin Salvant won her first Grammy Award in 2019 for her jazz vocal album The Window! Born in Miami, Cécile has been hailed as the finest young singer in jazz.

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DEC 21: A Holiday Celebration of Jazz

Produced by Students & Partners of the International Academy of Jazz Date: Dec 21, 2019 Place: Grossmont College Recital Hall (Building 26)8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, CA 92020 Time: 2:00pm – 5:30pm Tickets: $10/ea* DEC

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BECOMES AN ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER FOR THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF JAZZ of SAN DIEGO

Nathan Harrell East, born on December 8, 1955 in Philadelphia, PA was raised in San Diego along with his 6 siblings. In seventh thru ninth grades, Nathan played cello in his local Horace Mann junior high school's orchestra and at age

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Parkway Plaza Performance Shines

Ambassadors, Dominic and Nathan concentrate while Max let's their solos shine during a recent performance at Parkway Plaza.  Visitors were treated to jazz music while they had some lunch or started their holiday shopping!  The International

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IAJ Ambassadors perform – Ronald McDonald House

Once again, IAJ is honored our Ambassadors perform throughout the season at the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House provides a “home away from home” for families caring for children with serious or life-threatening illnesses.

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