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More from the Blackwater jazz jam, part two: Mike Rocha and full jam video

Trumpeter Mike Rocha, above, features prominently in my video of Monday’s jazz jam at the Blackwater Cafe in Stockton. He also was one of the night’s main attractions, as the jam served both as his birthday party and going-away party. Rocha is leaving Stockton to pursue his music education in southern California.

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One of my favorite local music photos

In this Clifford Oto photo from July 2005, Teenage Harlets singer Johnny Dismal gets close to a fan during a show at the Blackwater Cafe. I came across the photo this morning while searching the Record’s archives for an unrelated file. When it was shot I had only been on the music beat for a […]

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