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A fool, adrift on a raft, thought he was dying. Finally it occurred to him to ask, “What is the nature of music?” 

Joe Garrison and Night People | Jazz Music Synergy

Modern Jazz music is greater than the sum of its parts,” says contemporary jazz composer, Joe Garrison, founder and conductor of the acclaimed Southern California Jazz ensemble, Joe Garrison and Night People. “Avant garde music and today’s Jazz are in the process of melding. In fact, the top Jazz artists who comprise Night People have successfully united them and made them their own.”

It’s fresh. It’s astonishing. It’s Jazz.

Standing Ovation at Seaside Center for Spiritual Living!

The audience leapt to their feet as the last strains of Joe Garrison’s “8/89” faded to a finish.  Listeners were treated to several brand new Garrison originals as well as…

Another SOLD OUT crowd at 98Bottles!

Fans and friends of Joe Garrison’s ‘all original creative modern jazz’ are the best!  Special Guests Chris Warren on LIVE electronics and Dave Millard on alto violin and bass flute…

Night People Occupy The Loft with Special Guest Artist Dave Millard!

In the veritable words of Robert Bush; “Joe Garrison’s composing and arranging for large ensembles has been a consistent source of inspiration for local jazz audiences — especially in the…

SOSRO Rave Reviews at 98Bottles “Back Room”

BOOK of GRATITUDE  is a special project of Joe Garrison’s newest music and most profound sounds yet!   Dedicated to Grammy winner Kamau Kenyatta, BoG is a true collaboration and…

Sold Out show Museum of Making Music!

…and yet another Standing Ovation! Joe Garrison and Night People brought down the house April 4, 2014 in North County NAMM’s Museum of Making Music.  This band is HOT!

Standing O at Jazz Live KSDS!

Night People rocked the house Tuesday, 3/11 with selections from their recent CD Veranda. Reviewed by Robert Bush; “What’s on my mind is last Tuesday’s Joe Garrison & Night People’s…

Upcoming Shows

  • 03
    Sep
    Joe Garrison & Night People with Lori Bell
    Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive