Youth Band

East Bay Traditional Jazz Society



Jazzinator’s Regular Performances have started again post COVID-19. We’re very excited to see everyone out at our events again!


2022 Schedule Of Events – see Calendar page 


— Platero Jam —

 Day of the week is Sunday.
Location: 39594 Platero Place, Fremont, under the Palm Tree. 

Sunday, 8/14/2022, 3:10 pm – 4 pm. 

Sunday, May 15, 2022 – 
The Kennedy Jazz Band will start off the new Jam season at 12noon, followed by neighbors Sam and Madhvi who will sing a selection of tunes, then Mission Gold and Friends will begin at ~ 1:15pm.

More dates to be announced.

— Annual Youth Traditional Jazz Band Festival —

  • January
    Location / Time – TBA

—  Annual School Jazz Band Festival —

  • June
    Location / time – TBA
Likely participating local schools:
JFKennedy HS, Horner JHS, Irvington HS, Thornton JHS, American HS, Hopkins JHS         



Band Mentor

 John Soulis—Director

Musicians (as of May, 2022)

Tim Parker –  Reeds and vocals
Strijan Saha  –  Drums
Sam Vu  – Clarinet
 Eshaan Mistry  – Trumpet and vocals
Rex Minor  – Trumpet
Stuti Jajoo  –  Baritone Sax and vocals
Ben Qiao  – Alto Sax
Elias Greathouse –  Bass guitar
Jaxon Lim  –  Trombone
Ramil Blatt –  Piano
Finnian Heng  – Piano
Shreyas Shivkumar – Banjo and guitar





Interested in Joining THE JAZZINATORS?

The Jazzinators are looking for more members. Interested young musicians who read music and would like to play Dixieland jazz, may apply by calling (510) 657-0243 or email:

You can help too!  Please invite your friends, especially young musicians and their families, to a pizza night (1st Tuesdays), so they can hear and meet the band. Location: Bronco Billy’s Pizza Palace, 41200 Blacow Rd., Irvington Dist. in Fremont (map)

~ East Bay Traditional Jazz Society

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