Jazz Festival 2015

Photographers: Marisel Maldonado, Patti Morris, Lleana Angulo

Photographers: Marisel Maldonado, Patti Morris, Lleana Angulo

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A fireworks show was done before the main act at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 9.

A fireworks show was done before the main act at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 9. Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

Dancing to the music of Jonathan Kreisberg Quartet at the CSUB amphitheater during the Bakersfield Jazz Festival on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Patti Morris/ The Runner

Dancing to the music of Jonathan Kreisberg Quartet at the CSUB amphitheater during the Bakersfield Jazz Festival on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Patti Morris/ The Runner

Saturday, May 9, 2015 proved to be the perfect evening for jazz enthusiasts at the Bakersfield Jazz Festival held at the CSUB amphitheater.  Ice chests, cheese and wine, and blankets accompanied listeners enjoyed the sounds of Jonathan Kreisberg Quartet. Patti Morris/ The Runner

Saturday, May 9, 2015 proved to be the perfect evening for jazz enthusiasts at the Bakersfield Jazz Festival held at the CSUB amphitheater. Ice chests, cheese and wine, and blankets accompanied listeners enjoyed the sounds of Jonathan Kreisberg Quartet. Patti Morris/ The Runner

The Western Standard Time Ska Orchestra was the final act for the night on May 9 at the Bakersfield Jazz Festival held at CSUB. They performed after the fireworks with an energetic set.

The Western Standard Time Ska Orchestra was the final act for the night on May 9 at the Bakersfield Jazz Festival held at CSUB. They performed after the fireworks with an energetic set. Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

Paul Perez, Sax soloist, performed with Unkle Funkle at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 8 and May 9. The event was held at the CSUB Amphitheater. Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

Paul Perez, Sax soloist, performed with Unkle Funkle at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 8 and May 9. The event was held at the CSUB Amphitheater. Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

Young couple sharing a tender moment while dancing. Photo taken at CSUB on May 8th, 2015.Ileana Angulo/ The Runner

Young couple sharing a tender moment while dancing. Photo taken at CSUB on May 8th, 2015. Ileana Angulo/ The Runner

Unkle Funkle drummer gives an energetic performance at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 9.

Unkle Funkle drummer gives an energetic performance at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 9. Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

The Western Standard Time Ska Orchestra was the main act for the night on May 9 at the Bakersfield Jazz Festival. They performed after the fireworks, closing the night.

The Western Standard Time Ska Orchestra was the main act for the night on May 9 at the Bakersfield Jazz Festival. They performed after the fireworks, closing the night. Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

Piano sculpture at the Jazz Festival located in the walkway for people to see. The sculpture changes colors. Photo taken at CSUB on May 8th, 2015. Ileana Angulo/ The Runner

Piano sculpture at the Jazz Festival located in the walkway for people to see. The sculpture changes colors. Photo taken at CSUB on May 8th, 2015. Ileana Angulo/ The Runner

Esther Grijalba and JR Acevedo share a dance during one of the performances at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 9.

Esther Grijalba and JR Acevedo share a dance during one of the performances at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 9. Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

 

Matt Munoz, member of the band Mento Buru and writer for the Bakersfield Californian, speaks to the crowd at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 9. The event was held at the CSUB amphitheater.  Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

Matt Munoz, member of the band Mento Buru and writer for the Bakersfield Californian, speaks to the crowd at the 29th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival on May 9. The event was held at the CSUB amphitheater. Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

Fireworks illuminated the night on May 9 at the 29th Annual Jazz Festival, which was held at the CSUB amphitheater.

Fireworks illuminated the night on May 9 at the 29th Annual Jazz Festival, which was held at the CSUB amphitheater. Marisel Maldonado/ The Runner

 

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