Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., May 25
The San Diego Concert Jazz Band
Jack Houghton: Trumpet | Steve Ebner: Trumpet | Ron King: Trumpet | Leo Adelman: Trumpet | Gary Boucher: Trombone | Harrison Kirk: Trombone | Kevin Malmgren: Trombone | Tim Hall: Trombone | Carl Janelli: Saxophone | Howie Segurson: Saxophone | Bob Campbell: Saxophone | Bill Shreeve: Saxophone | Barry Farrar: Saxophone | Ed Kornhauser: Keyboards | Jesse West: Bass guitar | Gary Nieves: Drums | Kenneth Asseni: Guitar (electric)
Sound description: 17-Piece big band.
RIYL: Bill Holman, Bob Florence, Chic Corea
Inception: San Diego, 1976
Influences: Bill Holman, Bob Florence, Robb McConnell, Sammy Nestico, Tom Kubis, David Hoffman
The San Diego Concert Jazz Band was formed in 1976 as a jazz band class at Southwestern Community College. It later became a jazz band class at San Diego City College. Since then, it has continued to play at various venues, including several area hotels, the San Jose Jazz Festival, and Dizzy’s Jazz Club. They played in the Mississippi Room of the Lafayette Hotel for the past twelve years.