Upcoming jazz performances:
Friday 6/14 - George Cole and Eurocana (8:00pm)
Eurocana celebrates the great American Songbook with inspiration from
the Gypsy fueled jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli.
George Cole leads with vocals and guitar supported by Stephan Dudash
violin/vocals, Mathias Minquet guitar/vocals, and Kaeli Earle on lead
vocals and upright bass. Cole is a consummate performer who has toured with Joe Walsh, recorded with producer Roy Thomas Baker (Queen and Paul McCartney), and performed with jazz legend Keely Smith. He recorded on Chris Isaak's platinum selling Forever Blue album. Garnering rave reviews and standing ovations across the country, George has dazzled audiences from Carnegie Hall to the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley.
Friday 6/21 - Tim and Myles Thompson (8:00pm)
You will be highly entertained by this Americana-Jazz duo featuring dad Tim Thompson and son Myles Thompson! Their high-energy instrumental and vocal duets are inspired by Chet Atkins,
Stephane Grappelli, Chick Corea, and even Jackson Browne.
Tim is an International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion (winner at
both Walnut Valley and the International Fingerstyle Competition) who
has been featured in several national magazines. He has been endorsed by Taylor Guitars, Elixir Strings, and several other national brands. Myles is an extraordinarily gifted young fiddler who, though
still in his teens, already has several years of national touring
under his belt. The chemistry between this father and son takes what would be technically impressive and raises it to the level of delightful