“The Sierra 5” jazz ensemble at North Star House on August 24

Locals looking for quality jazz no longer need to travel to clubs in Sacramento. Instead, they can sip wine and eat a gourmet picnic dinner on the lawn at the North Star House. On Sunday, August 24, the faculty backbone of the celebrated Sierra Jazz Society and Jazz Camp will come together in a rare […]

Roseville jazz student joins Wynton Marsalis on CBS Evening News this weekend

Here’s a coup in our regional arts scene: We were watching the CBS Evening News on Saturday night, and Jeric Rocamora of Roseville, who attends Rio Americano High School in Sacramento, was featured in an inspiring segment with jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. Rocamora won Essentially Ellington’s Composition Contest, and his composition — “Promises” — was […]

Land Trust launches summer jazz concerts at North Star House

Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) announces a lineup of stellar jazz musicians to perform in a series of outdoor summer concerts on the lawn at the beautiful North Star House for the 14th Annual Stars Benefit Concert. The Land Trust will host a series of three Sunday afternoon concerts at the historic North Star House […]

Video: Wynton Marsalis extends a personal invite to his show in Grass Valley

Post by The Center for the Arts. The Center for the Arts presents WHAT: Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra WHEN: Friday, March 7, 8 p.m. WHERE: Veterans Memorial Auditorium 255 South Auburn Street, Grass Valley, CA TICKETS: $58 members, $68 non-member – General Admission The Center Box Office – 530-274-8384 ext […]