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Jazz on My Mind: Behind-the-Scenes with the Stars of Jazz

June 24, 2017
8:00 pm
California Jazz Conservatory

Paul Simeon Fingerote--new Marketing Director of the California Jazz Conservatory and former longtime Monterey Jazz Festival Marketing Director--shares intimate stories about the stars of Jazz as told by Bay Area jazz icon, Dr. Herb Wong, in their book, Jazz On My Mind/Liner Notes, Anecdotes, Conversations from the '40s - 2000s. He will be joined onstage by 2017 Living Jazz / Jazz Search West winner and CJC student, vocalist "Jamie Zee" (Jamie Zimmer), singing tunes associated with some of the artists featured in the book, accompanied by Julian Lopez on keys. This is a multi-media show with Fingerote reading book excerpts (Monterey residents may recognize his on-air voice from NPR's local outlet KAZU 90.3 and sharing historic photos of jazz artists, album cover art, audio clips and more. Paul Simeon Fingerote Paul Simeon Fingerote is a marketing and advertising professional, having worked with ad agencies in London, Toronto, Sydney and Los Angeles. He was Marketing Director of the Monterey Jazz Festival for 30+ years, is a professional speaker, and is a host for NPR in Monterey, 90.3/KAZU. The co-author of Jazz on My Mind, he now works as Marketing Director of the California Jazz Conservatory. Jamie Zimmer Jamie Zimmer is a San Francisco based singer, trained in jazz, pop, funk, neo-soul and classical voice. A student at the California Jazz Conservatory, Jamie recently completed her first year in pursuit of a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. She performs at jazz venues throughout the Bay Area and also serves as assistant director of the Bay Area's Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble.

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