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Blue Bone Express

Blue Bone Express

Jazz / Parade / Southern Rock Alameda, CA  US


  • Sat

    Jul 23

    Oakland, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Check out BBX back in our home hood of Uptown, Oakland. We're playing at the fabulous indoor/outdoor Woods Bar complete with fire pit.

  • 2016

    Apr 30

    Alameda, CA, US | 1:00pm

    1-6 watch BBX in the world's shortest parade! Great music, art, food, drink, vendors.

  • 2016

    Feb 19

    Albany, CA, US | 8:00pm

    BBX closes out the show for the intense local groove trio Face The Giant. BBX Bandleader Jara celebrates his birthday at midnight. Hope to see our fans at our first East Bay show in a while!

  • 2016

    Feb 9

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm

    BBX leads the Fat Tuesday second line in 2016 with an appearance at one of SF's hottest new live music venues: Doc's Lab in North Beach. $15 includes one NOLA inspired specialty drink.

  • 2015

    Apr 26

    San Francisco, CA, US | 12:00pm

    BBX Brass set from 3-4pm.


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  • Benita Baugh (Artist)
    Benita Baugh
    Dead Man Blues, I just love your rendition of same.regards from Benita, a mature jazz singer from Scotland.Do hope you will have a listen to my songs,and hope you enjoy them.


  • Carnaval SF 2007
  • BBX Album Cover: The Early Years, 2004-2007


Sounds Like: Rebirth Brass Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, James Booker, Tom Waits, Louis Armstrong

Label: StudiO FictuS

Bio: Oakland-based Blue Bone Express has held a unique place in the San Francisco Bay Area music scene since formed in 2004 by pianist/trumpeter Jara Ra. Their music is a mix of jazz, blues, and R&B, inspired by the deep legacy of New Orleans music culture. Rags and stomps are played and sung effortle...See Full Bio

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