BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Jazz Studies and Commercial Music Programs at Bakersfield College is presenting the Panorama Creative Music Summit 2020 starting Oct. 14.
The Summit is an annual showcase for musicians, local performers, BC faculty, students, and alumni who want to perform original music.
This year, thanks to support from the Lydia Jennings Finlinson and Burns L. Finlinson Endowment of the Bakersfield College Foundation, Bakersfield College is transitioning to an online format that will feature weekly live sessions with guest artists.
Each artist will give a 20-30 minute solo performance followed by an artist talk and Q&A with students.
These sessions will be held on Zoom and broadcast free to the public via Facebook Live on the Bakersfield College Jazz Studies Facebook page.
The dates and times are as follows:
Oct. 14 at 2:30 p.m., Ronald Ramirez, a local producer, and owner of Going Underground Records
Oct. 21 at 4:30 p.m. The Appletons Country/blues duo keeping the Bakersfield Sound alive
Oct. 28 at 2:30 p.m. Mary Osborne at 100 Susan Scaffidi presents on the pioneering jazz guitarist
Nov. 4 at 4:30 p.m. EIDI TREFETHEN French hornist, producer, and sought-after sound engineer
Nov. 18 at 4:30 p.m. Scotty Barnhart Jazz trumpeter and Director of the Count Basie Orchestra
Nov. 25 at 4:30 p.m. Nate Wood Phenomenal multi-instrumentalist with Kneebody, The Calling
Dec. 2 at 2:30 p.m. Jamaaladeen Tacuma Virtuoso bassist from Ornette Coleman’s Prime Time