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Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Angelica's Bistro
Jazz at Angelica's - 7:15pm
863 Main Street Redwood City CA 94063 US 650-365-3226

I've been invited to sing with the Denny Berthiume Trio at the beautifully remodeled Angelica's.  I'm perusing my book of standards and putting together a list of tunes you will surely enjoy!

Past Dates

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

The Sound Room
Mary Jenson & Beyond Standard Jazz - 8pm
2147 Broadway Oakland CA 415-994-3501
Price: $15

We are pleased to be performing at this wonderfully dedicated corner of Oakland's Hot Downtown.  If you haven't been to downtown Oakland on a weekend evening you don't know what you are missing!  Join us as we bring Beyond Standard Jazz to the Sound Room!

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Fenix Live
Mary Jenson & Beyond Standard Jazz at the Fenix - 8pm & 10 pm
919 Fourth Street San Rafael CA 94901 USA 415.813.5600
Price: 15.00

We are back to make marvelous music and celebrate my birthday at this beautiful state of the art club!

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

The Private Home of Janice King
Duo Performance - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
The Unveiling
A Metaphor of Past Life through Portraiture

Please join us for a fascinating afternoon featuring a talk about the value of metaphorical past life regression via hypnotherapy. Clinical Hypnotherapist Anne Vernon unveils her portrait of Janice King's past life experience, and Ms. King shares her experience and insights of the process. And included is the wonderful music of Mary Jenson and Jeff Chambers performing delightfully apropos stylings to Painted on Canvas, Throw it Away, I Remember You, and more.
And enjoy some snacks and a glass of wine with us!

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Aqus Café
West Coast Songwriters Competition - 6:30pm
189 H Street Petaluma CA 94952 USA 707 778-6060

I'm honored to be asked to judge at The Petaluma Songwriter's Competition.  
This even will be held at Aqus Café, 189 H Street, Petaluma 94952.  
Managers Mark Rafferty and Jay Gottlieb.  Sign in starts at 6:30pm.  Event begins at 7pm. 

 

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

The Sound Room
Beyond Standard Jazz at the Sound Room - 8pm
2147 Broadway Oakland CA 415-994-3501
Price: 15.00

We are pleased to be performing at this wonderfully dedicated corner of Oakland's Hot Downtown.  If you haven't been to downtown Oakland on a weekend evening you don't know what you are missing!  Join us as we bring Beyond Standard Jazz to the Sound Room!

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Famous Mos
Beyond Standard Jazz at Famous Mos - 8pm
4147 Rocklin Road Rocklin CA 95677 ( 9 1 6 ) 2 5 9 - 1 3 1 4
Price: 8.00

We are excited about performing at Famous Mos!  This venue offers evening entertainment that features blues, jazz, and classic rock as a tribute to the musical legacy left by Maurice Otis (“Mo”) Horn and to all musicians who play for the love of the music and whose music has touched our lives.

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Vallejo Jazz Society
Mary Jenson & Beyond Standard Jazz - 5pm
51 Daniels Avenue Vallejo CA 94530 USA 707 533 4593
Price: $10

We are excited to perform for this Jazz Loving group in the beautifully restored Mira Theater!

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Fenix Live
Mary Jenson & Beyond Standard Jazz - 8pm
919 Fourth Street San Rafael CA 94901 USA 415.813.5600
Price: 20.00

A beautiful new venue in San Rafael!  I can't wait for this concert in this state of the art facility!
visit fenixlive.com for tickets

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Studio 55
Jazzalicious Calendar Concert - 8pm
1455 East Francisco Blvd San Rafael CA (415) 524-8323
Price: 25.00

Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Calendar Concert
for tickets visit sonomavalleyjazzsociety.com

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Vintage House
Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Calendar Concert - 6:45pm - 9:45pm
264 First Street East Sonoma CA 95476 US 707-373-0700
Price: tbd

December 1st, 2012 on Saturday night in Sonoma, California, there will be a special Bay Area gathering of international, world travelin' jazz and blues performers in concert. It's a celebration of the Sonoma Valley Jazz Society's 25th year and the premier 2013 jazz calendar called “JAZZALICIOUS.”

for tickets visit SonomaValleyJazzSociety.org

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Inn on Randolph
Napa B&B Holiday Tour & Taste Event - 3pm - 7pm
411 Randolph Street Napa CA 94559 US (707) 257-2886
Price: 65.00

The newly renovated Inn on Randolph is participating in this wonderful annual fundraising event:
I'll have a Holiday Trio there, singing your favorite holiday songs...

Please join us as we celebrate the holiday season in Napa!
Each historic inn is decked out for the holidays, with festive lights and entertainment.
Sample food and wine pairings from Napa's premiere chefs and winemakers (all included in your ticket price)

for tickets visit www.napaholidaytour.com

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Musically Minded Academy
Beyond Standard Jazz - 5pm
5776 Broadway Oakland CA (510) 601-5700
Price: 12.OO

Mary Jenson Presents Beyond Standard Jazz  A fusion of Modern jazz from the pioneers of the last 40 years; which features the music of signature composers ranging from Chick Corea to today’s rising star Gregory Porter.  Mary’s originals from her 2011 release BEYOND will also be highlighted.

 

for tickets visit click here.

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Valley Of The Moon Vintage Festival
Beyond Standard Jazz - 12noon
Downtown Sonoma Plaza Sonoma CA 95476 US 707-996-2109
Price: free

The 115th Annual Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival!!!
We are on the Wine Stage in the beautiful Square in downtown Sonoma from 12noon to 1:30pm...

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Silo's Jazz Club
Beyond Standard Jazz - 8pm
500 Main St Napa CA 94559 US 707 251-5833
Price: $20/adv $25/door

I've got an amazing band put together!  Steve Carter on keys, Jeff Chambers on bass, Bryan Bowman on drums and Rich Armstrong on trumpet, backing vocals and percussion!

Mary Jenson Presents Beyond Standard Jazz A fusion of Modern jazz
from the pioneers of the last 40 years; which features the music of signature
composers ranging from Chick Corea to today’s rising star Gregory Porter.
Mary’s originals from her 2011 release BEYOND will also be highlighted.

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Savanna Jazz
Mary Jenson with the Kelly Park Trio - 7 - 11pm
2937 Mission St. San Francisco CA 94101 US 707-793-0955
Price: 10.00

I'm singing an hour long set starting at 10pm.  Kelly Park heads a great trio and we are going to have fun, fun, fun!

Friday, July 6th, 2012

57th Street Gallery
Terrence Brewer Trio featuring Mary Jenson & Jua Howard - 8:30pm - 11:00pm
5701 Telegraph Ave Oakland CA 94609 510.654.6974
Price: 15.00

Floyd Pellom's 57th Street Gallery welcomes back Terrence Brewer Trio featuring Mary Jenson and Jua Howard on Saturday, July 7, 2012 from 8:30pm-11:00pm; doors open one hour prior. Admission is $15.00.

Performers are:  Terrence Brewer on guitar, Steve Weber on acoustic bass, Mary Jenson, vocalist and Jua Howard, vocalist.

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Peachwood Jazz Series
Peachwood Jazz Series with the Martan Mann Trio - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Inn at Pasatiempo Santa Cruz CA
Price: 0.00

I'm happy to return to Santa Cruz and to sing with the Martan Mann Trio~  ALWAYS lots of fun!!!

visit www.peachwoods.com

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Avonova
Beyond Standard Jazz - 4:00
417 Avon St, Oakland CA 94618
Price: 15.00

Oh MY!  this is gonna be FLY!  I'm singing some SWINGing new music as well as selections from both Albums in this beautiful Listening Room called Avonova...

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Recording Session
Recording Session with Terrence Brewer

I'm looking forward to working with prolific guitarist Terrence Brewer in a collaborative effort on his next project.  The tunes will be my choice.  Hmmm, what SHALL I sing?

Friday, February 24th, 2012

The Plaza Bistro
Sonoma Valley Jazz Society - 7pm - 10pm
420 First Street East Sonoma CA 95476 US
Price: 00.00

I am invited to sing for the Sonoma Valley Jazz Society a few times a year.  The SVJS sponsors a live jazz trio every Friday at the Plaza Bistro.  Come to the square and enjoy live Jazz!

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Ear Thyme
Live Radio Performance - 11pm
KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley CA 94705 US

What a thrill to be asked to sing at the KPFA Live Performance Series.  Afrikahn Jamahl Davys has been hosting these amazing performances and asked me to perform at his next available studio date:  almost 9 months later!!!  Obviously a popular THANG and I am honored!  AND I am singing with Grammy nominated Art Lande, a beloved music maker, educator, composer, pianist...

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Freight & Salvage Coffee House
Esprit de Django et Stephane Festival - 8pm
1111 Addison Street Berkeley CA 94702 US (510)548-1761
Price: 22.50

Two great bands, the George Cole Quintet and Fishtank Ensemble, kick off the Esprit de Django et Stephane Festival with a night of hot, hot jazz and high-energy originals, spiced with plenty of genre-bending cross-pollination!

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Blue Rock House Concert
The George Cole Quintet - 6pm
Menlo Park

50 seat limitation to a spectacular concert in an intimate setting...

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

1078 Gallery
The George Cole Quintet - 7pm
738 W. 5th St. Chico CA 95928 US 530-343-1973
Price: 10.00

Holiday Music with the George Cole Quintet!

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

Sutter Creek Theatre
The George Cole Quintet - 8.00
44 Main St Sutter Creek CA 95685 US (209) 267-1070
Price: 20.00

This will be a Holiday-themed show, so look for great guitar, bass, violin, and vocals!

With George’s fiery guitar as its centerpiece, this virtuoso Bay Area band will immerse you in their infectious, original jazz groove. Says Art Thompson of Guitar Player magazine: “Cole’s excellent Django-style guitar work and his band’s enticing instrumental and vocal harmonies make them a must-see for any fan of vintage jazz.”

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society
The George Cole Quintet - 4:30 - 7:15 pm
311 Mirada Rd Half Moon Bay CA 94019 US 650.726.4143
Price: 35.00

George Cole - composer, arranger, lead guitar, vocals;
Mary Jenson, vocals, Jimmy Grant - rhythm guitar; Christopher Bastian - upright bass; Tony Ballog, violin
The George Cole Quintet style has been dubbed "Eurocana", a celebration of the great American songbook inspired by the dynamic string-driven swing created by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in 1930s Paris. In addition to new material, they will be playing from their CD Riverside Drive (Pete Douglas' current favorite fun CD) which captures the essence of classic Thirties tunes but maintains a modern sensibility.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

KKUP 91.5 FM
Live Radio Performance - 4:00
1241 Franklin St Santa Clara CA 95050 US 408-260-2999
Price: 00.00

The George Cole Quintet performs live on KKUP with Afrikahn...

Friday, October 14th, 2011

The Jazz School
The Music Beyond - 8pm
Berkeley CA 94701 US (510) 845-5373

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Oakland Zoo
The George Cole Quintet
9777 Golf Links Rd Oakland CA

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Moody's Bistro
The George Cole Quintet
10007 Bridge Street Truckee CA 96161 US 530-587-8688

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Moody's Bistro
The George Cole Quintet
10007 Bridge Street Truckee CA 96161 US 530-587-8688

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Orinda Jazz Festival
Orinda Jazz Festival - 6:30 - 9:30pm

A fundraiser for the victims of the Joplin, Missouri tournadoes...

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Peachwood's Jazz Vocal Series
Vocal Jazz - 5:30 - 8:30pm
The Inn at Pasatiempo Santa Cruz CA (831) 426-6333

I get to sing, sing sing with Martan Mann's trio!

Martan Mann ~ piano
Dan Robbins ~ bass
Olaf Schippiacasse ~ drums

Peachwood's at the Inn at Pasatiempo offers comfortable facilities, restaurant-style catering, and a great location in beautiful Santa Cruz.

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Detroit Institute of the Arts
The George Cole Quintet - 7pm and 8:30pm
5200 Woodward Avenue Detroit MI 48201 US

I am please to join this wonderful Quintet of Musicians, featuring George Cole's original material!  And what a wonderful venue!  This is just the first date in a 10 day tour of Michigan.

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Benicia Fine Art & Jazz Festival
The Music BEYOND - 1:15pm
Downtown Waterfront Benicia CA 707 745-1630

I'm really excited about performing for this festival.  We are the only fusion group performing!

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Piedmont Piano Co.
Mary Jenson in Concert - 4pm
1728 San Pablo Ave. Oakland CA 94612 US (510)-547-8188

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

The Plaza Bistro
Mary Jenson & Stephanie Ozer Duo - 7pm - 10pm
420 First Street East Sonoma CA 95476 US
Price: 00.00

Presented by the Sonoma Jazz Society, the Plaza Bistro hosts jazz every Friday and Saturday night!  Stephanie and I will be cruising through our unique songbook of shared musical gems.  Join us for a sweet, mellow evening of duo jazz...

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

Bay Street Summer Concert Series
Summer Concert Series - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
5616 Bay Street Emeryville CA 94608 US
Price: 00.00
Summertime's coming! And with it the Bay Street Concert Series; outside in the sunshine at the Bay Street Mall,Emeryville. I'm there singing with my band on Sunday, June 19th 3:30pm - 5:30pm! Let's groove...

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Zen Gardens
Mary Jenson with the Bryan Girard Quartet - 2:30 - 5:00pm
223 Springs Road Vallejo CA 94590 707-643-3617
Price: Donation

Jazz Concert and Art Show!

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Silo's Jazz Club
The Music Beyond - 8pm
500 Main St Napa CA 94559 US 707 251-5833
Price: $20.00

Mary Jenson is joined by her Stellar Band led by Frank Martin (piano) and highlighted by the great guitarist José Neto.  The groove laid down by bassist Troy Lampkins and drummer Darian Gray.

A hip fusion of jazz, world, and r&b, the music BEYOND...

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Angelica's Bistro
The Music BEYOND - 8:30pm
863 Main Street Redwood City CA 94063 US 650-365-3226
Price: $14.00

Mary Jenson is joined by her Stellar Band led by Frank Martin (piano) and highlighted by the great guitarist José Neto.  The groove laid down by bassist Troy Lampkins and drummer Darian Gray.

A hip fusion of jazz, world, and r&b, the music BEYOND...

Friday, May 13th, 2011

Oak City Bar & Grill
Mary Jenson BEYOND - 8pm - 11pm
1029 El Camino Real Menlo Park CA 94025 (650) 321-6882

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

First Street Cafe
Jazz Standards with Bryan Girard - 2-5pm
440 First Street Benicia CA 94510 US 707-745-1400
Price: 00.00

Sunday afternoon upstairs at the First Street Cafe in beautiful, historic Benecia.

Tim Campbell on keys and Bryan Girard on Saxophone!  How Lucky Can I Get?