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Advisory Council

Tuck Andress

Jazz guitarist and guitar players for legendary Jazz duo “Tuck and Patti”




Clifford Brown, Jr.

Program Director, Operations Manager, air personality and Producer at




Dr. John Calloway

A multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and educator at

San Francisco State University and The Jazz School in Berkeley



Patti Cathcart

Jazz vocalist and the voice of legendary Jazz duo “Tuck and Patti”




Peter and Stefanie Coyote

Peter Coyote – Movie, theatre and television actor, author, director and  screenwriter

Stefanie Coyote - Former Executive Director of the SF Film Commission

Currently “Olive” of “Olive and the Dirty Martini’s”


Moy Eng
Executive Director of the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View




Pete Escovedo

Latin Jazz legend, musician and percussionist




Cassandra Flipper

Bread & Roses Executive Director




Benny Green

Acclaimed Jazz pianist



Albert “Tootie” Heath

Jazz drummer and instructor at Stanford Jazz Workshop




Terrance Kelly

Renowned Gospel singer

Musical Director and co-founder Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir



Rebeca Mauleon

Internationally acclaimed musician, bandleader, composer,

GRAMMY nominated producer, educator, author and reviewer



Bobby McFerrin

Virtuoso American vocalist and conductor




Susan Muscarella

Accomplished Jazz pianist and founder & Executive Director of Jazzschool




Rufus Reid

Jazz bassist, educator and composer




John Santos

A multi-percussionist, Grammy-nominated recording artist and

US Artist Fontanals Fellow



Mal Sharpe

Television and radio personality for KCSM Back on Basin Street




Danny Scher

Bill Graham Presents (retired)




Marcus Shelby

Acoustic Jazz bassist, instructor at Berkeley Young Musician Program and

Stanford Jazz Workshop