Best of San Diego in Pictures
A look at the stories behind 15 of our favorite images
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Photo by Robert Sanchez
Jazz is alive and well in San Diego, and we tracked the heat map—from back-room speakeasies to poolside hotel patios—for the October 2014 feature, “Scat! San Diego Jazz.” The burgeoning scene has drawn high-level talent, including accomplished tenor saxist Robert Dove (above). It took just one powerhouse performance at North Park’s Seven Grand to lure him out west, explaining that nothing he had experienced in New York came close to the fire coming off the bandstand in North Park. “I feel like I’ve landed at the front end of the new San Diego jazz scene,” he said.