JAZZ-ology is a San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocal ensemble that was formed in 2011. It is a 9-member collaboration between vocalists and instrumentalists, all of whom are versatile in various styles, and who are strong soloists as well as ensemble members. The group sings challenging vocal jazz literature in styles ranging from Ellington to Miles Davis, and more. Award-winning, JAZZ-ology won DownBeat Magazine’s 2017 First Place National award in its category, DownBeat’s “Outstanding Performance” 2016, 2015, and 2014, won Category Award from the Reno Jazz Festival, and was a national finalist in the Monterey Jazz Festival’s Next Generation Competition in 2017, 2014, and 2013. JAZZ-ology has recorded three CDs with the Grammy-winning producer Bill Hare. The most recent, “Get Out of Town”, was released in 2017.
“Terrific groove! Great group!” – Roger Emerson, composer and arranger, ASCAP’s Standard Award winner
“They are preserving the art.” – Bill Hare, Grammy-winning producer
“Very heartfelt!” Madeline Eastman, DownBeat Magazine’s International Critic’s Poll 4-time winner, inductee to California Jazz Alliance’s Hall of Fame