Upcoming Dates

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Somewhere Up in the Napa Valley
The Wedding Jazz Quintet

This private wedding party should be a blast!  The venue is an incredible luxury home on 70 acres where a small party of family and friends will be celebrating a marriage of two beautiful souls.  I'm honored to be singing for them...

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Beyond Standard Jazz at the Sound Room - 8pm & 10 pm
2147 Broadway
Oakland, CA
510-496-4180

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Beyond Standard Jazz at JB's Lounge - 5pm - 8pm
1401 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95815
USA
916 723-5517

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Musically Minded Academy
Sounds of Sundays - 2pm - 4pm
5776 Broadway
Oakland, CA
(510) 601-5700
Price: 15.00

Past Dates

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

8pm
Berkeley, CA 94701
(510) 845-5373

Beyond Standard Jazz

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Music in the Market - 7pm
San Pedro Square
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 288-7557

Beyond Standard Jazz

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Art Exhibit - 5pm - 7pm
46501 Gualala Road
Gualala, CA 95445
707-884-1138
Price: 00.00

Bass & Voice Performance

"Canvas, Paper, Sand and Object"
Three artist show featuring
Leslie Moody Cresswell, Anne Vernon and Jane Raymond

Opening Reception: Friday, September 5 at 5:00 p.m.
Exhibit remains through September 28, 2014
Burnett Gallery
Gualala Arts Center

 

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Somatic Voice Conference
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

A week-long immersion in Somatic Voice Training...

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Jazz at Angelica's - 7:15pm
863 Main Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
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!

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Calendar Concert - 6:45pm - 9:45pm
264 First Street East
Sonoma, CA 95476
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
(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

Beyond Standard Jazz - 12noon
Downtown Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma, CA 95476
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

Beyond Standard Jazz - 8pm
500 Main St
Napa, CA 94559
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

Mary Jenson with the Kelly Park Trio - 7 - 11pm
2937 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94101
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

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

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

Sonoma Valley Jazz Society - 7pm - 10pm
420 First Street East
Sonoma, CA 95476
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

Live Radio Performance - 11pm
KPFA 94.1 FM
Berkeley, CA 94705

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

Esprit de Django et Stephane Festival - 8pm
1111 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94702
(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 9th, 2011

The George Cole Quintet - 8pm
3086 Bechelli Lane, , CA 96002
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 223-2040
Price: 18.00

Have gypsy guitar will travel!  Another Holiday Show with the George Cole Quintet!

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

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

Holiday Music with the George Cole Quintet!

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

The George Cole Quintet - 8.00
44 Main St
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
(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 George Cole Quintet - 4:30 - 7:15 pm
311 Mirada Rd
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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

Live Radio Performance - 4:00
1241 Franklin St
Santa Clara, CA 95050
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
(510) 845-5373

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

The George Cole Quintet - 1:15pm
1111 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510)548-1761

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

The George Cole Quintet
9777 Golf Links Rd
Oakland, CA

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

The George Cole Quintet
10007 Bridge Street
Truckee, CA 96161
530-587-8688

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

The George Cole Quintet
10007 Bridge Street
Truckee, CA 96161
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

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

The George Cole Quintet - 7pm and 8:30pm
5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

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

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

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Mary Jenson & Stephanie Ozer Duo - 7pm - 10pm
420 First Street East
Sonoma, CA 95476
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

Summer Concert Series - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
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

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

The Music Beyond - 8pm
500 Main St
Napa, CA 94559
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

The Music BEYOND - 8:30pm
863 Main Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
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

Mary Jenson BEYOND - 8pm - 11pm
1029 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 321-6882

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Jazz Standards with Bryan Girard - 2-5pm
440 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
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?

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    Somewhere Up in the Napa Valley, 
     
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    The Sound Room,  Oakland
     
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    JB's Lounge at the Clarion Hotel,  Sacramento
     
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    Musically Minded Academy,  Oakland
     

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