“The Usual Suspects” Performing at Simpson University

Leader Jeff Jones created the Usual Suspects as a means to showcase the talents of the north state contemporary jazz musicians. They will perform unique arrangements of familiar jazz standards and classics. Members a of the band are: Jeff Jones,… Continue Reading

Percussion Concert Makes Music on Marimba, Tin Can, Bucket

Shasta College is pleased to announce a percussion concert on Saturday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Shasta College Theatre in Redding. The concert will feature guest artists Terry Longshore, Dwayne Corbin, and Caryn Corbin. Several student percussion ensembles will also perform as the culmination of the weeklong Shasta Percussion Workshop. A wide variety of percussion music will be featured, from solo works to pieces including up to 20 musicians playing everything from marimbas to drums, tin cans and buckets. Continue Reading


Redding music this weekend

Bay Area songwriter Chuck McCabe (www.chuck-mccabe.com) has performed in Redding several times. I caught him last night at the Post Office Saloon with songwriters Jay Howlett and Rolf Wyer. The trio performs there again tonight (Saturday). McCabe’s clever and thoughtful… Continue Reading