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The Ron Kobayashi Trio consists of pianist Ron Kobayashi, bassist Baba Elefante and drummer Steve Dixon. In 1996, the trio was voted Best Jazz Group in Orange County by readers of the Orange County Weekly, and were nominated...
I love jazz because it’s what sounds
I was first exposed to jazz in my
parents household and in school
I appreciate many styles of jazz
and shy away from really outside
stuff. I enjoy relating to the
One of the best shows I ever
attended was 1975 Chick Corea’s
Return To Forever tour at an
intimate venue in downtown
The first jazz record I bought was
Herbie Hancock’s Chameleon.
My advice to new listeners is try
several styles before you decide
what jazz is all about!
Listen to music daily and stay open