Saxophones are coming to San Jose as we countdown to 15 December

SJSaxmas2010_fbBy Ande Jacobson

Sacramento’s 2012 Saxophone Christmas is history, but San Jose is in for a treat on 15 December.  In addition to the many favorites on the program, founder Ray Bernd promises three special new arrivals at this year’s San Jose event.  Alas, he’s keeping them close to the vest until show time. Continue reading

Tabard Adds Life to the Holiday Season

By Ande Jacobson

It’s the holiday season, and one of the perennial favorites is that iconic 1946 Frank Capra film, “It’s a Wonderful Life” – the story of George Bailey and of Clarence Odbody, his guardian angel. George, like many of us, doesn’t realize the tremendous impact he has on the lives he touches, until, when he’s in his darkest moment, considering chucking it all after experiencing a rather unfortunate series of downturns, Clarence enters and shows him what life would be like in his hometown were he never born. Continue reading