What is Urban Jam and its History?
Originated by Bee.Jones - Berkeley, California
Bee.Jones is a partnership of Russell Bloom and Loring Jones and was formerly known as Bay City Productions. Jones and Bloom produced their first URBAN JAM on October 2, 1993 at the "Clown Union Hall" (827 Hyde St., San Francisco). Artists appearing at this first-time event were: The Mo'fessionals (Jones is the Mo'fo drummer), Alphabet Soup, Charlie Hunter Trio, Daddy Goddus, Groove Shop, and Josh Jones' Human Flavor . Gerry V. was the DJ. A huge turnout and a show that didn't stop until the wee hours meant ....
URBAN JAM II was held on April 2, 1994 at 915 Columbus Ave. in San Franciso (the old Wolfgang's) - featuring The Mo'fessionals, Alphabet Soup, Broun Fellinis, Human Flavor, Daddy Goddus and Karen Anderson. DJ's were Kirk and Gerry V. Another big turnout and response lead to ....
URBAN JAM III, September 30, 1994 at 177 Townsend St,
San Francisco. This time Bee.Jones (then known as Bay City
Productions) was joined by co-sponsors SLIM's, Great American
Music Hall and LIve 105. And (surprise?) more press coverage!
The performers at URBAN JAM III were: The Mo'fessionals,
Alphabet Soup, Josh Jones' Human Flavor, Daddy Goddus, Broun
Fellinis, Anibade, Groove Shop and Los Angelitos. DJ's were Gerry
V, Kirk and DJ Fuse.
Urban Jam IV is past tense now, but watch for more Urban Jams in the Future . .
Here's where & when it was ....
URBAN JAM IV
Friday - May 24, 1994 at