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Jazz Pianist, Educator, and Hear and Play Music, Inc. Recording Artist, James Wrubel
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SOLO PIANO SAMPLES

Stella By Starlight

Night Has a Thousand Eyes

A Child Is Born/Someday My Prince Will Come Medley

Tin Tin Deo

Slow Boat to China

Round Midnight

All the Things You Are

Variations on Chopin Nocturne Op.28 No. 20 in C Minor

I Loves You Porgy

 

 

SMALL GROUP SAMPLES

Billies Bounce

Moments Notice

Nature Boy

I Mean You

Falling (I Got Rhythm)

 

BIG BAND SAMPLES - see videos for more!

So Close to Getting Close to You

Blue Rondo a la Turk

 

 

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Itinerary

James' Upcoming 2015 Gigs

Fri, Mar 6 : 8-10pm with Jazz Horizons at The Terrace Room in Oakland, CA

Tues, Mar 18: 8-10pm with The Night Jazz Band at Armando's in Martinez, CA

Sat, April 11: 8-9pm: Jazz Horizons at Presbyterian Church in Concord, CA

Sat, May 2 : with West Valley Collage in Saratoga, CA

Tues, May 5 : with The Night Jazz Band at Concord High School in Concord , CA

 

 

 

 

 

Testimonials

"James Wrubel does a fantastic job of repeating and clearly explaining all of the material"--Jim Atwood of jimatwood.wordpress.com

"So you see, this isn't your grandfather's jazz combo...Along the Jazz Bakery's wall, mammoth oils of [jazz greats] smile out of the darkness. If casual jazz guy James Wrubel doesn't watch his back, his portrait may one day join them."--Michael Aushenker, The Palisadian-Post See more here