The DeJazz Vu jazz ensemble was started in 2000 and has existed in various forms. Previously, the group played the 2004 San Jose Jazz Festival as a quartet. In December 2010, they added vocalist Mayumi Abe, from Niigata, Japan. DeJazz Vu has performed at the San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose Capital Club, , Dana St. Roasting Co., UnWined Wine Shop, Oak City Bar & Grill and private venues.
The Festival quintet consists of Bob Olson (sax and flute), Dave Casini (vibraphone), Wayne Baldwin (keyboard) Steve Cannon (bass) and Roy Kaufmann (drums and leader).