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Audrey Martin: A dream fulfilled, plus more Berkeley gigs

Audrey Martin: plays Berkeley’s California Jazz Conservatory (formerly the Jazzschool) Sunday. Photo: Irene Young Audrey Martin: plays Berkeley’s California Jazz Conservatory (formerly the Jazzschool) Sunday. Photo: Irene Young On her 40th birthday Audrey Martin decided to sing. As a marriage and family therapist, she had spent years helping other people work through traumas, resolve deep-seated conflicts, and […]

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The Best Songs In Life Are Free, With Kim Nalley

Kim Nalley. performing Sunday at Berkeley’s Jazzschool. Photo: Leotyeve Tatyana Kim Nalley. performing Sunday at Berkeley’s Jazzschool. Photo: Leotyeve Tatyana By aesthetic, academic and cultural inclination, Kim Nalley is ideally suited for presenting “Freedom Songs,” a program at the Jazzschool on Sunday afternoon tracing the role of music in the long African-American struggle for liberty […]

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The return of vocalist extraordinaire Rhiannon

On Saturday Rhiannon celebrates the release of her memoir Vocal River at Berkeley’s Jazzschool at Berkeley’s Jazzschool Whether she’s improvising fearlessly on stage, teaching a master class, or raising organic produce on her farm in Hawaii, Rhiannon wants to change the world. A legendary figure among vocalists who helped found Bobby McFerrin’s Voicestra, the former Berkeley […]