Dr. Greg Johnson is quickly becoming recognized as a luminary figure in the Jazz community. Equally at home in multiple genres, Greg has developed a unique musical style that combines Jazz, Classical, and Popular music.
As a saxophonist, he has appeared in concert and on mainstream recordings with Jazz greats like Curtis Fuller, Billy Taylor, Dick Oatts, Alan Pasqua, Peter Erskine, Bob Mintzer, and many more. He’s also appeared on stage with Pop and Rock acts, such as Saint Motel, Robin Thicke, and Barry Manilow at some of the biggest festivals and venues in the world.
As a composer, Greg’s music has been heard and performed around the world in both Jazz and Clas
Revolver is Michael Budash on guitar, keyboards, and vocals, Barry Blum on bass guitar, guitar, keyboards, and vocals, and CC Dawson on drums and vocals. Join them as they pay tribute to the Folk Rock supergroup Crosby, Stills & Nash. Sitting in on this special night will be Peter Penhallow on keyboards and Rik Wilson on guitar.
Marin Community Music School helps students become lifelong musicians by reinforcing their innate love of music, acquainting them with vital musical traditions, and teaching them the basic technical skills of their chosen instrument and reading music.
Making music is a social activity, as well as a means of personal expression. Starting at the beginner level and continuing throughout the curriculum, the Marin Community Music School emphasizes the value of collaboration and performance. Read more about their program and meet their dedica
Join us for an evening of inspiring original music. Listen to talented local songwriters as they compete for Best Song or Best Performance. West Coast Songwriters members can perform and get feedback from professional industry judges. Members can sign up by emailing Co-Manager Bob Crane at firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Coast Songwriters (WCS) was founded in 1979 by a few talented songwriters who decided that by joining forces they would be able to write stronger songs, and create more opportunities to market those songs. Since that time, WCS, a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization, has grown
Country Western, Americana, Blues, and Folk: that’s what sums up Billy D. A wandering minstrel, singer-songwriter, guitar player, and master vocalist, Billy D creates a mystical mood on stage with his own style of original music, reflecting with pointed accuracy the greatest example of performances in the world of music today.
Listing Jimi Hendrix, Ernie Isley, Nile Rodgers, and Buddy Guy as his like-minded inspirations, Wayne “Guitar” Sanders lives up to his name, slaying genres from R&B and Soul to Funk and Blues. Sanders has opened for Willie Hutch, Frankie Beverly & Maze, and Evelyn “Champagne” King.
The Overcommitments are a Marin County, CA cover band committed to fun, familiar dance songs from the best of Motown, Soul, Funk and Classic Rock. Infused with infectious energy, they will have you groovin’ on the dance floor all night long! Available for private parties and nightclubs, the OC’s remain the “hardest working parents in show business.”
For more on The Overcommitments, visit their website.
Born in San Francisco, guitarist James Harman fills out his career with solo gigs to big band performances in California, Texas, Mexico, Germany, and England. Harman’s also a music director for several musicals, has taught 8 years at Marin School of the Arts, and leads studio sessions with diverse artists, such as Peter Magadini, Ed Goldfarb, and German artist Christoph Pagel.
Releasing his debut album, Wanderlust, in 2014, his upcoming album showcases a new band with GRAMMY-winning artist Kevin Hays, drumming and co-producing with John Main on bass, and keyboardist Mike
Strongly influenced by Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Sly Stone and Freddie Stone, Bobby Young has self-admittedly had a “love affair with music and the guitar…for over fifty years.” He’s performed with John Lee Hooker, Maria Muldaur, Richard “Dimples” Fields, and Sugar Pie DeSanto. Joining him is Nick Young on guitar, Greg Simmons on bass, Tarika Lewis on violin, Eric Honeywell on vocals, Lacrosse Harris on drums, Gig Anderson on keyboards, and on special occasions, Blues Hall of Fame inductee Wylie Trass.
Two legendary San Francisco Bay Area band leaders, Dallis Craft and Tommy Rox, have combined their talents to deliver a world class tribute to two of the most influential musicians of our time. Supported by some of the Bay Area’s most respected and talented musicians and singers, King James promises an evening of classic songs that will bring you back to a wonderfully nostalgic period of time, and for fans, the soundtrack of their lives.