Happy Birthday, Mr. Nemoyten!

Master trumpeter Mark Nemoyten was enticed to join this crazy project by saxophonist Ray when we were looking for more horns. We had a gig at Rancho Nicasio back in March 2015 and we wanted more horns. I always want more horns. Tubist Johny Blood is happier with more brass.…

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Behind the Scenes: Building a tour

Before we step into the limelight on a stage, there has been quite a bit of preparation behind the scenes. The shows we play entail booking the gigs, wrangling our schedules, working out travel and equipment hauling arrangements, signing contracts, writing press releases, contacting media outlets, creating posters, building set…

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June 3 at the Rancho Nicasio

This coming Sunday we’ll be playing from 5-7pm at this well-known, well-loved local roadhouse in West Marin, Rancho Nicasio. No cover. I got curious as to how old Nicasio was and found this historical society site with some great stories about the land parcel ownership and more.

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