Bob Karty

January 2015

Friday, January 30 – with Pete & Juan Escovedo Latin All-Stars at Angelica’s Bistro, Redwood City, CA. With Pete Escovedo – timbales; Juan Escovedo – congas; Ray Obiedo – guitar; David Belove – bass; and Phil Hawkins – drums. Music starts at 8:30 pm.

April 2015

Friday, April 10 – with Pete & Juan Escovedo Latin All-Stars at Angelica’s Bistro, Redwood City, CA. With Pete Escovedo – timbales; Juan Escovedo – congas; Ray Obiedo – guitar; David Belove – bass; and Phil Hawkins – drums. Music starts at 8:30 pm.

Mistura Fina at The Seahorse April 25

Saturday, April 25 – with Ray Obiedo & Mistura Fina at The Seahorse, Sausalito, CA. With Ray Obiedo – guitar; Sandy Cressman – voice; Jeff Narell – steel drums; David Belove – bass; Phil Hawkins – drums; Colin Douglas – percussion. Music starts at 9:00 pm.

May 2015

Saturday, May 2 – with Pete Escovedo and his Latin Jazz Orchestra at The Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley, CA. Music starts at 8:00 pm.

Mistura Fina at Armando's May 5

Tuesday, May 5 – with Ray Obiedo & Mambo Caribe at Armando’s, Martinez, CA. Brazilian and Latin jazz mixed with East Bay funk, featuring Ray Obiedo – guitar, Alex Murzyn – sax & flute, Marc Van Wageningen – bass, Jon Bendich – congas, and Colin Douglas – drums.

June 2015

Saturday, June 20 – with the Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra, San Francisco, CA – details TBA

Saturday, June 27 – with the Pete and Juan Escovedo Latin All-Stars at Angelica’s Bistro, Redwood City, CA. With Pete Escovedo – timbales; Juan Escovedo – congas; Roger Glenn – vibes, flute; Ray Obiedo – guitar; David Belove – bass; and Phil Hawkins – drums. Music starts at 8 pm.

July 2015

Ray Obiedo Group at Kuumbwa Jazz July 16

Thursday, July 16 – with the Ray Obiedo Group at Kuumbwa Jazz, Santa Cruz, CA. With Ray Obiedo – guitar; Alex Murzyn – saxes and flute; Marc Van Wageningen – bass; and Phil Thompson – drums; and Derek Rolando – percussion. Music starts at 7 pm.

Sunday, July 19 – with the Peter Michael Escovedo All-Stars at Armando’s, Martinez, CA. Latin jazz, funk, and fusion featuring Peter Michael Escovedo – drums and percussion, Pete Escovedo – percussion, Ray Obiedo – guitar, Marc Van Wageningen – bass and Melecio Magdaluyo – saxes and flute. 4:00 pm.

Friday, July 31 – with the Peter Michael Escovedo All-Stars at The District Theater, Gilroy, CA. Latin jazz, funk, and fusion featuring Peter Michael Escovedo – drums and percussion, Pete Escovedo – percussion, Alysha Antonino – vocals, Ray Obiedo – guitar, Marc Van Wageningen – bass and Melecio Magdaluyo – saxes and flute. 7:00 pm.

 

August 2015

Saturday, August 8 – with Conjunto Karabalí at San Jose Jazz Festival, San Jose, CA. 8:30 – 10:00 pm, on the Salsa Stage. The return of Karabalí, one of the hardest-grooving bands I’ve ever worked with. Led by master percussionists Karl Perazzo (long-time member of the Santana band) and Michael Spiro, Karabalí plays conjunto-style salsa (no timbales), featuring classic repertoire from 70s and 80s New York groups and some burnin’ timba-inflected contemporary Cuban songs. With Santana horns Bill Ortiz – trumpet, and Jeff Cressman – trombone, along with Marty Wehner – trombone, Edgardo Cambon – vocals, and Miguel Martinez – flute.

Friday, August 21 – with the Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra at Angelica’s Bistro, Redwood City, CA. This is Pete’s powerhouse 10-piece big band. Music starts at 8 pm.

 

September 2015

Friday, September 18 – with the Escovedo Family at DeVille, Vacaville, CA. Featuring Sheila E, Pete Escovedo, Peter Michael Escovedo, and Juan Escovedo. Music starts at 8 pm.

2015-09-25 Mistura Fina Auburn

Friday, September 25 – with Ray Obiedo & Mistura Fina, Auburn, CA. Brazilian and Latin jazz mixed with East Bay funk, featuring singer Sandy Cressman. Music starts at 7:30 pm.

 

November 2015

Friday, November 6 – with the Pete and Juan Escovedo Latin All-Stars at Angelica’s Bistro, Redwood City, CA. With Pete Escovedo – timbales; Juan Escovedo – congas; Ray Obiedo – guitar; David Belove – bass; and Phil Hawkins – drums. Music starts at 8 pm.

 
2015-11-14 Mistura Fina Sound Room

Saturday, November 14 – with Ray Obiedo & Mistura Fina at The Sound Room, 2147 Broadway, Oakland, CA. Brazilian and Latin jazz mixed with East Bay funk featuring singer Sandy Cressman. With Ray Obiedo – guitar, Alex Murzyn – sax & flute, Marc Van Wageningen – bass, and Colin Douglas – drums. Music starts at 8 pm.

 

December 2015

Sunday, December 13 – with Conjunto Karabalí at The Seahorse, Sausalito, CA. Music starts 5:00 pm.

Thursday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve at La Peña, Berkeley, with La Moderna Tradición. Show starts at 9 pm.