Tuck Andress

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


Dr. John Calloway

A multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and educator at San Francisco State University


Patti Cathcart

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



Moy Eng
Executive Director of Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST), a new nonprofit social enterprise focused on creating affordable workspace for the arts in San Francisco. Recording artist, lyricists and vocalist.


Pete Escovedo

Latin Jazz legend, musician and percussionist



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



Lyz Luke

An award winning music enabler in the East Bay and beyond. She serves Executive Producer for UnderCover Presents, Creative Consultant with Oakland Symphony, and is an arts advocate.


Allison Miller

New York City-based drummer, composer, and teacher. She has recorded five albums as a bandleader, as well as working as a session musician.


Susan Muscarella

Accomplished jazz pianist and founder & Executive Director of California Jazz Conservatory, aka Jazzschool


John Santos

A multi-percussionist, GRAMMY-nominated recording artist and US Artist Fontanals Fellow


Danny Scher

Bill Graham Presents (retired)



Marcus Shelby

Acoustic Jazz bassist, instructor at Berkeley Young Musician Program and Stanford Jazz Workshop

Wayne Wallace

Seven-time Grammy nominee, he is one of the most respected exponents of African American-Latin music in the world today.