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Robert Bush

Articles by Robert Bush

KSDS’s pandemic blues

Another victim of the Coronavirus was San Diego’s all-jazz radio station KSDS 88.3. The station, which operates on the campus of San Diego City College, had only 48 hours to totally retool into an automated ...

March 25, 2021
From the bell of John Reynolds’ trumpet

Of all the collateral damage suffered in the last 12 months, the music industry has been hit particularly hard. Everyone has lost gigs, and many venues have shuttered permanently. But for trumpeter John Reynolds, a ...

March 18, 2021
Pandemic conditions lead to third album from San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir

The San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir managed to release their third album in December of 2020. Quite an achievement, one would think, given the circumstances of Covid-19. But, says conductor Ruth Webber, “Had it not ...

February 18, 2021
Leonard Patton’s Pizza Hut jingle

Back in December, local singer Leonard Patton’s voice was heard on a national commercial for a Pizza Hut jingle (doing a take on “The 12 Days of Christmas.”) It was recorded at Singing Serpent studios ...

January 28, 2021
Steph Richards’ super scents make Supersense

“I was at an Alex Cline concert when the air-conditioning suddenly came on and immediately the whole vibe changed. That got me to thinking about how the other senses might influence the way we perceive ...

December 3, 2020
Ben Wanicur brings DIY ethic to Robb Field

“I’ve decided to revive the San Diego Underground,” says bassist Benjamin Wanicur, referring to his monthly jam session that used to operate out of 3rd Space on Park Avenue. Wanicur’s revival has an important new ...

October 15, 2020
Charles McPherson dedicates Jazz Dance Suites to ballet-star daughter

Saxophone icon Charles McPherson unveiled his latest album Jazz Dance Suites on his own Chazz Mack Music label on September 24. It’s his 30th effort as a leader. The album is dedicated to his ballet-star ...

October 15, 2020
Whitney Shay’s drive-in blues

Singer Whitney Shay headlined a recent live show (complete with a real audience) on August 15 in the overflow parking lot of the Del Mar fairgrounds. It was one example of where live music might ...

October 1, 2020
Claudia Gomez‘s sound showers with Trio Gadjo and Besos de Coco

Claudia Gomez keeps a lot of irons in the fire. She’s a musician and a tap dancer, and she taught at Tap Into Yoga & Reiki all over San Diego until just before the pandemic ...

September 24, 2020
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