Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 6-8:30pm will continue our music series held at El Cerrito Natural Grocery Company Prepared Food Annex (The Annex) – “The Annex Sessions”
Josh Jones Latin Jazz Trio
Josh Jones – Drums
Chloë Scott Jones – Flute/Percussin
Colin Hogan – Keys/Bass
Drummer & Percussionist Josh Jones is recognized internationally from his touring and recording with Don Cherry, Steve Coleman, and Omar Sosa. He also supports Latin Jazz artists when they come to town including Cuban royalty Chuchito Valdes, Yosvany Terry, Carlos del Puerto, Kali Rodriguez, Nestor Torres and Mezcla. His recent recording projects include “Then and Now” with Blue Note recording artist Benny Green, as well as a project with Chuchito Valdes. Other notable recordings include Yosvany Terry & Columna B, Peter Apfelbaum, Steve Bernstein, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Larry Coryell, Tupac Shakur, Zion-I, Taj Mahal, Bob Weir, and AfroCuba de Matanzas. Josh continues to perform with his various ensembles at clubs and festivals in the Bay Area and remains a major influence on the jazz community not only as a performer, but as a highly respected educator.
Chloë Scott Jones
Born In London and raised in San Francisco, Chloë now lives in Oakland and plays Jazz, Latin Jazz and Afro-Cuban music with various groups throughout the Bay Area. Some recent notable performances include Taylor Eigsti’s project “Imagine Our Future” featuring Lisa Fischer & Eric Harland, as well as John Calloway’s “Flute Odyssey,” in addition to many music series @ SFJAZZ. Chloë studied with Yaada Weber at the San Francisco Conservatory for many years, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance from San Francisco State, studying with SF Symphony’s own Linda Lukas.
Colin was born in San Francisco and was a member of the world-renowned Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble, while also studying with the Jazz School’s founder, Susan Muscarella. He then attended Cal State East Bay (Hayward) where he earned a BA in Piano Performance. Colin has performed on five continents with many legendary musicians including Larry Graham, David Garibaldi, Lenny Pickett, Roy Ayers, James Moody, Too $hort, Peter Erskine, DJ Qbert, Kurt Elling, and Maria Schneider. Colin is currently involved in many projects including The Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy, The Jazz Mafia, Mads Tolling and the Mads Men, Oakadelic, and The Hogan Brothers with brothers Steve and Julian. He currently lives in Oakland, CA.
The Natural Grocery Company is proud to present this series in partnership with SunJams and Javier Navarrette Music.
SunJams is committed to funding children’s music education in underserved public elementary schools. Your donation will help support this ongoing program.
In addition, we need to raise funds to continue bringing you this exciting new live music program. All of the proceeds will go directly to our network of local musicians, each of whom have been severely impacted by the lack of events during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whether you donate $10, $100, or $1000 – any amount helps and will allow us to keep bringing music to our community! As always, your donation to SunJams 501(c)3 may qualify as tax exempt.
Javier Navarrette Music continues to bring live music to several venues around the Bay Area. Javier has been a professional musician and music educator in the Oakland Unified School District for the past 20 years. Over the past few years Navarrette has produced outdoors events that have proven instrumental in enabling musicians to deal with some of the fallout of the pandemic and shutdown that followed.
COVID RELATED SAFETY MEASURES
Please be safe. Feel free to wear a mask if you prefer.
Tickets are NOT required for this venue, you can simply come in, order food and beverages at the Annex counter and pay at the registers.