2 Shows! 8PM and 10PM 2 Shows! 8PM and 10PM A Diverse Musical Journey Comes to America’s 1 Blues Club: Biscuits and Blues April 10, 2010 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Billboard-charting Bill Ortiz, the Bay Area’s acclaimed trumpet great, whose debut CD, From Where I Stand, continues to receive nothing but accolades since its July 2009 release, announces two highly-anticipated live performances at America’s 1 Blues Nightclub; San Francisco’s Biscuits and Blues, Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. These are two very special opportunities to see and hear Carlos Santana..'s solo sideman that the iconic Jazz Times Magazine calls “Just Great” and the authoritative Music Connection Magazine calls “chillin’, artsy yet infectious, (and) easy grooving.” Be a fan at http://www.facebook.com/billortizmusic
Bay Area star Bill Ortiz (Santana, Tito Puente, Herbie Hancock) performs songs from his new CD, From Where I Stand, plus music by Kenny Garrett, George Duke and Bennie Maupin. Featuring Bill Ortiz, trumpet, flugelhorn; Vernon Black, guitar; John Seppala, keyboards; Marc van Wageningen, bass; Deszon Clairborne, drums; Jesus Diaz, percussion.
The Bill Ortiz From Where I Stand CD Release Party
Label: Tangent Records
Bio: The sweet full tone, and clear, assertive attack have made Bill Ortiz one of the most in-demand trumpet players on the Bay Area music scene for the past two and a half decades. His performing and recording credits include work with such diverse and dynamic artists as: Santana, Destiny's Child, Ti...See Full Bio
“Bill Ortiz is a wonderful person and a brilliant musician. He articulates the beautiful language of jazz without losing the purity and innocence of a child. It is a wonderful experience to share music every night with him.”