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An artist whose music is an expression of his experienced observation of life.

Dubbed “Queen of the Organ” by saxophonist Lou Donaldson. Akiko Tsuruga is a world renowned, jazz musician of the highest caliber.

California native, Akira Tana earned degrees from Harvard University and the New England Conservatory of Music. Tana has worked with legends; such as SONNY ROLLINS, LENA HORNE, and PAQUITO D’RIVERA. He has appeared on over 150 recordings.

GRAMMY Nominated, Andre Thierry is a phenomenal talent who has been capturing the attention of other musicians and music lovers since he was a toddler. Andre’s French Creole heritage is deeply rooted in Louisiana although he was born and reared in northern California.

Enjoy a unique Caribbean experience. Hailing from The Caribbean, based in San Francisco, Ashton & Pan Extasy has enjoyed continued success since its inception. They have performed throughout the USA as well as Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Japan, and Dubai.

The Autonomous Region performs both classic standards and modern arrangements of jazz favorites. Led by vocalist Caroline Cabading, this tradition-rooted ensemble also presents original compositions that fuse jazz with kulintang, a pre-colonial music of the Philippines.

“Fluid and flexible in style and technique...Smith proves a versatile four mallet vibraphonist...”

“Mr. Gregory puts on a show of such physical and vocal dexterity that it's almost impossible to imagine that anyone else could do it.”

The Chi-Lites mingle sentimental soul and R&B. With hits like “Are You My Woman (Tell Me So)” and “Oh Girl”, the Chi-Lites have influnced artists like Beyonce and captivated fans for decades.

The Coats Singers, originated in San Francisco, CA, in the backyard of their parents home and singing in the church choir. Their first performances were in 1968, when they were asked to sing at the Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. Since then, the Coats Singers have performed world-wide for dignitaries and events of all sizes.

Sonoma County rock n' folk music. Dirty Red Barn plays original tunes and classic covers. Visit us on line, come to a show, or better yet, schedule us for your next event.

“Destiny Muhammad is a recording/ performing artist in the singer-songwriter fashion on Harp. Her genre (Celtic to Coltrane™) is cool and eclectic with a feel of Jazz & storytelling to round out the sonic experience.”

Offering over 30 years of experience, passion and performance in the fine art of American Classical music all over the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond -- Entertainment with smooth vocals, deep bass and raw trumpet, this duo is a music lovers dream...

Spinning music as a professional DJ in Bay Area clubs at the age of 21 and made the rounds in some of the most popular clubs in the SF circuit. DJ Enzo has shared the stage with acts such as Salt-N-Pepa, Pussycat Dolls, Digital Underground and others via Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend parties.

From a long line of great saxophonists, the likes of Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley and John Coltrane comes a musical genius with all of the brashness of “Bird” and the contemporary sound of Gerald Albright.

Guitar Mac and His Blues Express is a member of an elite group. He is from Cotton Plant, Arkansas, but his music is pure Mississippi Delta Blues. He’s performed in the USA and Europe.

A rockabilly/retro rock and roll band; ready to supercharge your event! With 4 sets of classic & contemporary rockabilly and retro rock and roll. It’s our priority to select songs that everyone knows and loves.

An American Gospel Musician. Starting with the group, “Men at Large” from 1992 to 2007. The impetus for him was his burgeoning and newly blossoming relationship with Jesus Christ.

The Joint Chiefs are one of the most versatile and exciting dance bands. Their sound fuses elements of funk, acid jazz and classic R&B with their own signature groove. Performing at clubs, dinnerhouses, weddings, festival and corporate parties.

Lovelight plays a mix of classic and modern blues along with a taste of New Orleans, funk, jazz, and rock to create their own unique sound.

The Midnight Players are an R&B and Old School band. Originally formed in 1977, remain intact as the group to this day continues to blast the R&B, old school and funk to audiences that love to party!

Meet the swingenest playboys in town. The Neon Playboys will turn your event into a swinging dance party filled with all your favorite hits from the 70’s and 80’s brought to life by 4 of northern California’s hottest musicians.

Noel’s musical career spans over 30 years performing, teaching, and touring the world. Musician extraordinaire on the tenor, alto and soprano saxophones, flute and clarinet, Noel Catura is an award winner, band leader, sideman, recording artist.

”FUNKY WORLD TRIBAL”
OJOLO draws from a rich and varied cultural palette to create a new transcendant world tribal funk fusion! High Energy New World Music for a Conscious Evolution.

Award-winning Jazz guitarist/vocalist Pascal Bokar presents a unique combination of Jazz and African music and sounds. Anchored in the Bebop school of music, Pascal Bokar has performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Donald Byrd, Donald Bailey and Barney Wilen, among others.

Regardless of the occasion, Paul Snagg, The SpiceIslander, provides fresh and inclusive Steel Drum music in the styles of Soca, Reggae, Calypso and Jazz.

Touring and recording with the likes of Van Morrison, Santana, and Huey Lewis. Peter Welker is an accomplished musician, nominated for a Bammie (Bay Area Music Awards) in the Best Horn Player category.

Rebel Yell is a 5-piece supergroup of seasoned veterans in the music industry that have created the ultimate party band. Expect a high-energy show featuring flawless performances of all the greatest 80s hits from bands like Duran Duran, Bon Jovi, Billy Idol, Madonna, and Prince.

Reiko Obata, a native Californian, is at home in both traditional and jazz arenas. With master’s degrees from the Seiha Conservatory of Japanese Music and San Diego State University, her music has been featured in TV, film and live theatre.

Founded in 1999 by conductor, Andrei Gorbatenko, the San Francisco Academy Orchestra captivates audiences. Hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle and SF Classic Voice as “venerable” and “simply amazing”.

Jazz recording artist, performer, and composer, Steve Homan has performed professionally for over 30 years. Steve has performed domestically and internationally, from Amsterdam, to Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Professional appearances as an assisting artist by Roach include studio and live sessions with such jazz/pop musicians as Tito Puente, Louis Bellson, Conrad Herwig, Lou Rawls, Jon Tchicai, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester, Toni Tennille, the Glenn Miller and Jimmy Dorsey Orchestras, and others.

Lindsay has 11 Grammy awards on his mantle after spending 20 years as Santana’s front man. Tony has recorded with many major artists such as Narada Michael Walden, Tevin Campbell, The O’Jays, Al Jarreau, Curtis Mayfield, Smash Mouth, and The Whispers.

Trace Repeat is an Oakland based seven-piece soul and funk band. They believe in reviving the aesthetics of their Motown forefathers, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, and the tempting Temptations. Huffpost says if you don’t feel Trace Repeat’s funky groove, check your pulse!

13x award-winning R&B/Soul/Jazz music artist. Her unique musical and lyrical blend has captured the ears of music lovers around the world. Boasting a vocal range that might be bigger than her, Cruz emanates a classic and timeless feel.

“Vasti Jackson is a force to be reckoned with in the world of the Blues. As an artist, Vasti is known for sweat-drenched, soul-ripping performances marked by some of the most stunning and innovative guitar playing in Blues today. Always on the move, Vasti’s firey guitar work and stellar vocals leave a lasting impression on all that are lucky enough to see him.”



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In Remembrance




JIMMY HAYES
BASS MAN
THE PERSUASIONS

Jimmy has passed on, but his character is alive and his very essence lives with us and in “The Persuasions” continued pursuit of excellence join us in remembering this great legend!!