West Coast Cool Jazz

Cool jazz. Images of the early days on the West Coast when new ideas, harmonies, ensemble playing and great improvisation were all happening. Recreating and updating that experience is the mission of Octobop. Performing and promoting the music that began with The Birth of the Cool -- and the innovations of Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Shorty Rogers, Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, Dave Pell, Jimmy Guiffre, and Howard Rumsey among others -- Octobop makes cool jazz hot again. 

New Release
Out Of Nowhere
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New Review of Out of Nowhere on All About Jazz by Jack Bowers

West Coast Christmas



West Coast Christmas
Now Available

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Upcoming Events

 Angelica's Bistro, Redwood City, CA:
 June 21, November 8
, 2014
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Zone 8 at Casino M8trix San Jose
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Hedley Club, De Anza Hotel, San Jose
 April 25
, 2014
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Past Gigs

More From Octobop!

Very Early
Top 40 Jazz CD in 2007

Finishes 2007 #32 Nationally on CMJ Charts

Reaches #4 on CMJ Jazz Charts
#24 on Jazz Week Charts

Stays in top 10 for 10 weeks

AfterDark

Night Lights

Too Close For Comfort

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