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Bill Ortiz

Bill Ortiz

R&B/Soul / Nu-Jazz / Funk San Francisco, CA  US
Word Play REMIX by KMAXX
Word Play REMIX by KMAXX
Slip Into It (Yay Area Remix)
Slip Into It (Yay Area Remix)
Ease My Mind
Ease My Mind
I Still Believe
I Still Believe
Highest Wish
Highest Wish


  • 2011

    Jan 29

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm
  • 2010

    Aug 19

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm
  • 2010

    May 13

    San Francisco, CA, US | 7:00pm

    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

  • 2009

    Oct 25

    Berkeley, CA, US | 4:30pm

    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.

  • 2009

    Sep 28

    Oakland, CA, US | 7:30pm

    The Bill Ortiz From Where I Stand CD Release Party


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  • Haley Meijer (Artist)
    Haley Meijer
    hey Bill- love the album- thank you for being you!! i hope the gigs are going well~ peace :)


  • Bill Ortiz- From Where I Stand
  • Playing w/ Carlos And Tommy Anthony


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

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“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.”

— Carlos Santana, Santana

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