Mark Dresser, Joshua White: alone, & together

The excitement I feel at being able to report that bassist Mark Dresser will perform three times in seven days ...

Indie Fertility: Five San Diego Bands to Listen To

Pictured: The Very The Very: "Like Three's Company," emails Diana Death, referencing the old TV sitcom. "Two girls and one ...

Joshua White Quintet: Boiling at 98 Bottles

Pictured: Joshua White Quintet. Photo by TOM HARTEN Last night, the seeds that pianist Joshua White has been sowing since ...

davidowen June 24, 2012 @ 5:16 p.m.

Right on Robert Bush. Adding this to list of concerts I wish I'd attended. Great writing. I see you really do know music. Props to all especially Josh. I am happy for him.


archer Oct. 8, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m.

music that inspires and energizes.

both exciting and depressing to think of the growth potential of this config playing weekly and with a grand piano in an acoustically supportive venue.

the depressing part is that it ain't gon happen.

too many of you missed this. my advice is to avoid making the same mistake if and when the opportunity arises


RenFaiz Oct. 8, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m.

Amazingly good music, which excels beyond even RB's succinct and appreciative verbal descriptions.

Joshua White Quintet.

Yes, indeed.


Joshua White Quintet live at 98 Bottles

San Diego jazz pianist Joshua White continued his inexorable quest of self-realization last night in a stunning performance with his ...

The appeal of 98 Bottles

Taking their name from a twist on the drawn-out folk song (the 99th bottle presumably being the one in your hand), 98 Bottles lends its own flourishes to the bottle-shop/beer-lounge arrangement that is on the ...

Robert Bush Jan. 11, 2013 @ 1:54 p.m.

Hey Chad, Thanks for the shout-out! I practically lived at 98 Bottles last year. Steve, Jill and Chris are very cool people.


Robert Bush June 26, 2012 @ 4 p.m.

Thanks David! I'll take that as a big compliment from a guy who reads as much as I can tell you do, based on some of those FB posts. Yeah, you missed a great concert. Joshua is the real deal. I feel fortunate to be able to witness his journey...


Piano Summit part 2: Flores, White, Davis & Thompson

Each pianist displayed a personal mastery of the instrument before a packed audience at the new Dizzy's.

So, here is the rest of Piano Summit 2012. Irving Flores Flores is a monster Latin-jazz player with impressive credentials ...

Joshua White & Marshall Hawkins Connect at 98 Bottles In a spellbinding performance worthy of a sell-out crowd, master musicians Joshua White on piano and Marshall Hawkins on ...

Joshua White Trio at the Lyceum

Joshua White, in trio with bassist Mark Dresser and tenor saxophonist Ben Schachter, tore through a set of re-imagined bebop and original material in a mid-day concert.

In a special, one hour noon-time concert at the Lyceum Theater, pianist Joshua White and bassist Mark Dresser welcomed tenor ...

Castellanos, White & Thorsen at the Westgate Hotel

Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos continued his Friday-night-at-the-Westgate Hotel series, Some Of My Friends Are Piano Players, last night with local piano ...

Joshua White with Marshall Hawkins, May 10 @ 98 Bottles Pianist Joshua White teams up with the sublime bassist Marshall Hawkins for an intimate evening of duet music on ...

Joshua White Quintet at 98 Bottles Feb. 18

Feb. 18, a very special Joshua White Quintet will be performing in The Back Room at 98 Bottles in Little ...

White-Livingstone-Schnelle at 98 Bottles

98 Bottles in Little Italy has been open just 10 weeks now, but they've established a forward-thinking policy of featuring ...

New Little Italy Venue 98 Bottles Hosting Joshua White Dec. 15

98 Bottles is a new lounge and entertainment venue in northern Little Italy that features craft beer, sake, wine, "farm ...

Joshua White Trio: Exponential Ascension

San Diego pianist Joshua White has reached a stage where his musical development is growing so fast--that if it were ...

Joshua White Trio at Dizzy's Oct. 25

How has life changed for Thelonious Monk Piano Competition finalist (second place), Joshua White, who brings a trio into Dizzy's ...

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