Lost classics from Oakland’s Black Jazz Records, including Calvin Keys' revived by Real Gone Music for Record Store DayRead More
Calvin Keys is an American jazz guitarist performer who mentors young talent, offers private lessons, and is a frequent teacher at Jazz Camp West.
Calvin Keys has performed and recorded with Ray Charles, Ahmad Jamal, John Handy, Bobby Hutcherson, Eddie Marshall, Sonny Stitt, Pharoah Sanders, and Joe Henderson.
"Calvin is a natural. His playing is so deep in the pocket, it comes off elegant and effortless." - Mercury News
"At times, his fluid fingerpicking threatened to free itself completely from its rhythmic moorings and escape the building into the night sky." - East Bay Express