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Jazz Pianist, Educator, and Hear and Play Music, Inc. Recording Artist, James Wrubel
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2015 brings some exciting things into play for James. After his 4 year tenure with one of the top Big Bands in the Bay Area, Rory Snyder's The Night Jazz Band, James returns to Southern California to add to the scene in San Diego. See the Itinerary below for more info!



James appeared on the recently released album from singer and trumpeter, Dale Head. You can purchase here See the two video links below

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Jazz 101 is James' original release covering Blues Basics, licks, and tricks for 12 bar blues

 

 

 

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Itinerary

James' Upcoming 2015 Gigs

Sat, Sept 26: 7-10pm with Joseph Luna at the Palace Bar in the Horton Hotel in San Diego, CA

Sat, Oct 3: 7-10pm at Rei Do Gado Brazilian Steakhouse in San Diego, CA

James' Past 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