La Voz News

Find stress relief during finals through music

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Instrumental music in the background helps you study better and increases productivity, especially with finals around the corner. Studying in silence is too eerie but at the same time catchy lyrics are too distracting, and the last thing you want is crucial studying hours lost. This is why jazz and cl...

An Evening of Jazz event showcases talented students

An Evening of Jazz event showcases talented students

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under Impulse

Christmas spirit, Michael Jackson jazz renditions and a room filled with smiles came out of An Evening of Jazz held at the VPAC center at De Anza College on Dec. 3. The event was hosted and directed by professor Mason Razavi and co-sponsored by DASB.

Michale Bublé returns with new album ‘Love’

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

After a two year hiatus, Michael Bublé has returned with his new album "Love," consisting of songs that express Bublé’s deep love for his fans, music and most evidently, his family. "Love" has an overall jazz pop genre feel, with jaunty big jazz melodies in most of the songs. The impeccable perfo...

Summer Music: Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander’s “Eclipse” is a nostalgic triumph

Summer Music: Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander’s “Eclipse” is a nostalgic triumph

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

August 14, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

Joey Alexander’s “Eclipse,” released on May 4, is a nostalgic, beautiful jazz album with dynamic original compositions and reimagined classics in spades. On his third studio album, Alexander, a 15-year-old Grammy-nominated pianist, collaborates with drummer Eric Harland, bassist Reuben Rogers...

Summer Music: New jazz epic disappoints with repetition

Summer Music: New jazz epic disappoints with repetition

Christian Trujano, Editor-In-Chief

July 18, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

Kamasi Washington debuted his second full length album on June 22, “Heaven and Earth,” a two disk spiritual jazz epic that drowns its potential in a huge tracklist. Los Angeles native Kamasi Washington is a tenor saxophone virtuoso and jazz composer who broke out with his contribution to Kend...