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Jay Smith

Rank #1 US Bakersfield, CA Jazz / Experimental / Latin


  • Jay Smith Piano
  • Cesareo Garasa Drums
  • Patrick Contreras Violin
  • Jay Jay Hicks Bass
  • James Russell Saxophone
  • Fernando Montoya Bass
  • Marlon Mackey Vocals
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Sounds Like: Chick Corea, Return To Forever, Weather Report, Hiromi Uehara, Snarky Puppy

Label: Jay Smith Group

Manager: Jay Smith

Bio: Jay Smith has performed with dozens of
groups all over the US and Europe in a wide range of
music from bebop and jazz fusion to latin rock and funk.
He has worked or opened up for groups and musicians as
Carl Saunders, Poncho Sanchez, Jeff Coffin,
Allan Holdsworth, Malo, Ozomatli, Clayton Camero... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Just received the copies to our latest record, Too Many Notes. CD Release show at Sandrini's on November 14th. http://t.co/mLHjKB3fCC


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  • Fri

    Oct 3

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Bakersfield, CA, US
    Fri Oct 03 8:00pm


    Mento Buru & DJ Mikey return for a First Friday exskavaganza downstairs at Sandrini's! FUNKY LATIN SKA REGGAE HIP-HOP PUNK JAZZ! IRIE! 9:30pm / $5 / Sandrini's Bar / 661-322-8900 Mark your calendars! Will pack out! 661-322-8900 See you there!

  • Sun

    Oct 5

    Delano, CA, US | 6:00pm

    Delano, CA, US
    Sun Oct 05 6:00pm


    Mento Buru returns to the annual Delano Harvest Holidays carnival! Mark your calenders!

  • Sun

    Oct 12

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 3:00pm

    Bakersfield, CA, US
    Sun Oct 12 3:00pm


    One of the best free annual local events! Italian street painting comes to Bakersfield! It's a great weekend long event with some of the areas best artists. People come from all over to enjoy the festivities! Mento Buru will be playing on Sunday! Bring the whole family out! Lots of art, fun, and dancing! Abondanza, baby! Viva Italia! SEE YOU THERE! ALL AGES!

  • Sat

    Oct 18

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 6:00pm

    Bakersfield, CA, US
    Sat Oct 18 6:00pm


    Mento Buru will be performing for all the peeps at this year's Pride Fest at Stramler Park. Mento Buru hits the stage at 6pm! Enjoy the whole event! Bring the familia out and enjoy the great weather in peace, love, and unity

  • Fri

    Oct 31

    Bakersfield, CA, US | 9:00pm

    Bakersfield, CA, US
    Fri Oct 31 9:00pm
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  • L.O.W. | The Jazzcore Section (Artist) L.O.W. | The Jazzcor...
    Unheimlich _ Genial! Außergewöhnlich mit doppeltem Imperativ!! Ohne Worte.
  • Ecologyngle (Artist) Ecologyngle
    🎼 Monk This 🎹 piano wizard Jay. Huge respect for innovative style = pure magic! So. Fla loves it * Patricia
  • Ginger Patterson (Artist) Ginger Patterson
    I also have a Jazz radio show on Minnesota Hott Radio if you would like to submit your material please feel free to send it here pttrswll@aol.com
  • Eddie Ray Franks Jr (Artist) Eddie Ray Franks Jr
    Dropping by to show support and wish much success with your music. Have a great Sunday and week. Eddie Ray
  • Showgun (Artist) Showgun
    "monk this" holding it down for bakersfield! keep it up! heard about showgun? californias next best thing! give me a listen, become a fan, follow me www.twitter.com/showg...
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Q: can you play mixtape material on your show
A: If you'd like to send something into the station, you can send it to KFSR's mailbox for submission. You can find it on the KFSR website (www.kfsr.org).

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