The Bay Area jazz community will honor a legend this Saturday at Jazz on the Hill 2023, a free event at the College of San Mateo.
Jun 9 2023
Jul 6 2022
Jazz on the Hill returns for College of San Mateo’s (CSM) centennial year on Saturday, July 23, 2022! Join us on our beautiful campus for live jazz with a great line-up of musicians who cover many genres from straight-ahead, blues, to Latin and more!
Jul 23 2018
Beginning in June 2018, Bay Area Pathways Academy launched yet another successful six-week summer program at the College of San Mateo, serving more than 400 students in grades 6 through 9 from both near and far, including from San Mateo County, a cohort of middle school students from Japan, and a cohort of scholarship-support students from East Palo Alto.
Jun 29 2018
Students in CSM’s Digital Media department have created a brand new digital radio station. The new station, KDOG (a play off CSM’s Bulldog mascot), is streaming online, 24/7, at collegeofsanmateo.edu/kdog.
Apr 2 2018
Students in the CSM Jazz Ensemble had the experience of a lifetime at the Monterey Jazz Next Generation Festival in early March. The ensemble was selected for the festival as one of just six college and university ensembles nationwide.
Feb 23 2018
If there was a Super Bowl for jazz ensembles, it would be the Monterey Jazz Next Generation Festival, and the College of San Mateo Jazz Ensemble will be competing there on March 11.
Dec 8 2017
As a founding member of The Grateful Dead, Lesh is well known for his virtuous bass playing and ability to improvise, but before he started that long strange trip he spent many years studying music. You can listen to a rare recording of Phil Lesh on trumpet with San Mateo College Jazz Band from April 4, 1959.
Nov 27 2017
Over 400 high school jazz musicians from Contra Costa, San Mateo, San Francisco, and Santa Clara counties were on display. The students had the opportunity to perform, share musical experiences, and learn from nationally recognized jazz artists and educators.
Jun 1 2016
As the date of KCSM’s annual jazz festival approaches, several musicians from far and wide are preparing to pack their bags and head to the CSM campus to join Bay Area musicians and music lovers.
Apr 1 2016
Mike Galisatus leads a double life. By day, he’s Director of Bands at the College of San Mateo. By night, he’s an esteemed jazz trumpeter. He leads the Mike Galisatus Big Band, which plays Angelica’s in Redwood City on Sunday.