Guitarist Matt Parziale accepts the Phil Ohe scholarship which is awarded annually to an important member of the CSUB Jazz Program who plays either guitar or bass.
Featuring Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, a GRAMMY nominated trumpeter, composer, and music executive
Scott is a proponent of what has been dubbed, "Stretch Music", a genre-blind musical language that attempts
to stretch jazz's rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic conventions to encompass as many other musical styles
and cultures as possible.
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Big Thanks to Our Sponsors
2017 Presenting Sponsor - MOTOR CITY LEXUS OF BAKERSFIELD
Thanks to the entire Motor City Lexus of Bakersfield team for joining us for 2017!