This is Oakland, almost


Childish Gambino, also known as Daniel Glover, who is huge video “this is America “even I heard about, is playing next week at Oakland Coliseum. Near Oakland. But what a freeway separating people from the thing. Well, there’s



This is a weird Segue but  I was at Gunn for a jazz concert and I picked up the Oracle a paper I edit it for two years in a row And clipped a tearsheet about a collaborative effort of 50 students called Liftoff which is sort of hip-hop, New Age, electronica, sound concrete – you can hear it on soundcloud. Sean Yu, Michael Zheng, Christian Foley —who I knew as a toddler —and Peter Li vocals. Are they the next Steve Jenkins, Matt Flynn, Stanley Jordan, and Jason Olaine. Jana Herzen?

Which reminds me: Gunn Jazz has had 42 guest concerts have any been featuring a female soloist?



About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player, and blogger; he also sang in local choir, fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32 Reads 'Howl' and owns a couple musical instruments he cannot play
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