The Five Spot Jazz Cafe is a Web site about San Francisco Bay Area jazz, featuring Bay Area jazz musicians. It includes jazz artist information, photos, and upcoming appearances, online CD sales, and sample music clips in MP3 and RealAudio formats. Don't miss the audio clips for jazz violinist Yehudit.
Our After Dark page offers notes and comments about the San Francisco jazz scene, including announcements and reviews of live music especially live jazz jazz clubs, jazz videos, jazz films, jazz CD release parties, and other San Francisco jazz events.
We feature the following San Francisco Bay Area artists and sell their CD's. For each CD, you'll find sample MP3 and RealAudio music clips.
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- Tee Carson is a Bay Area favorite on jazz piano. He's also known to Bay Area jazz fans for his many years on jazz radio station KCSM-FM.
- Mad & Eddie Duran Mad Duran plays jazz saxophone and jazz flute and Eddie Duran plays jazz guitar. Their CD includes both bebop and Latin jazz.
- Gerry Grosz plays his own compositions on jazz vibraphone, backed by a great group of musicians including the jazz harmonica of Damien Masterson.
- Al Molina plays jazz trumpet and jazz flugelhorn. His CD includes bebop and Latin jazz tunes.
- Nika Rejto stars on jazz flute. On her CD's you'll find both original jazz compositions and classic jazz by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Charles Mingus, and other great jazz composers. Her Liquid Love featuring Taylor Eigsti CD introduces Taylor Eigsti on piano.
- Wanda Stafford is a jazz singer. Her fine jazz vocals are featured on some of the great jazz standards.
- Larry Vuckovich is one of San Francisco's best jazz pianists. We offer two of his jazz recordings. One of these CD's features his jazz solos. On the other, Larry is backed by a great jazz combo doing bebop and Latin jazz tunes.
- Yehudit is one of the best on jazz violin. Her electric violin is backed by a great jazz band that includes Dmitri Matheny on flugelhorn on her first CD, Yehudit.