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The first annual Nor-Cal Jazz Festival was held April 26-27, 2014 at Old City Hall in Redding, CA and at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.'s Big Room in Chico, CA. 

The mission of the Nor –Cal Jazz Festival is to promote all facets of Jazz Music throughout the Northern California Region creating greater visibility for both the music and performers and to support youth jazz programs. 

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Nor-Cal Jazz 2017

Sept. 21 - Saxophone and Clarinet virtuoso, Peter and Will Anderson make their first stop in Chico! Nor-Cal Jazz joins forces with MONCA, Museum of Northern California for 'Jazz in the Museum'. This will be a limited ticket event featuring one of our favorite acts. Accompanying Peter and Will will be guitarist Felix Lemerie.

The Anderson boys have played 4 concerts for us in Redding, Weaverville, Red Bluff and Dunsmuir and we are finally getting them to Chico in a fantastic, setting: a beautiful art museum. Hailed as 'the future of jazz' by Quincy Jones, the trio will leave you on your feet and calling out for more. They just completed their 8th album 'Blues for Joe' a tribute to one of their instructors at Julliard, Joe Temperley. Joining them on the album are Peter Bernstein, Pat Bianchi and Kenny Washington. 

Here's a link to a sweet version of 'These Foolish Things' for the trio; click here. 

We'll have a no host bar with fine ales from Sierra Nevada and wines. All proceeds benefit MONCA and the Nor-Cal Jazz Festival. Tickets are tax deductible.  

This a limited seating event;

6:00pm - Premium tickets included cushioned, arm chair seating, Wine Reception and special admission to the 'sound check', meet and greet with the band and an autographed CD. There will be 32 tickets available at $40.00 each. The concert begins at 7:30. 

7:00pm - General Admission, 24 tickets available, plastic folding chairs, $20.00 each. 

7:00pm - Student, ID required, 20 standing room tickets $5.00 each.

Stay tuned, more events to be added and make sure you "like" our Facebook page click here to stay informed of the latest developments. 

Go to our tickets tab and 2017 Musicians for complete information. 

 

 

Will and Peter Anderson, Sept. 21

Will and Peter Anderson, Sept. 21

Becsuse art matters

Becsuse art matters

Chill'in with Quincy Jones

Chill'in with Quincy Jones

900 Esplanade

900 Esplanade


BOGG 7/22 Weaverville, CA

BOGG 7/22 Weaverville, CA

Allison Scull & Victor Martin 7/22 Weaverville, CA

Allison Scull & Victor Martin 7/22 Weaverville, CA

The Delbert Bump Hammond B - 3 Trio 7/22 Weaverville, CA

The Delbert Bump Hammond B - 3 Trio 7/22 Weaverville, CA

Jeff Massanari

Jeff Massanari

Akira Tana

Akira Tana

Lazy Lester, Sierra Nevada 'Big Room', Sunday April 30

Lazy Lester, Sierra Nevada 'Big Room', Sunday April 30

Kurt Ribak, April 30, Sierra Nevada "Big Room" 

Kurt Ribak, April 30, Sierra Nevada "Big Room" 

Kezirah, Chico Women's Club, Friday, March 10

Kezirah, Chico Women's Club, Friday, March 10

The Usual Suspects in Redding, Sunday,  March 26

The Usual Suspects in Redding, Sunday,  March 26

Old City Hall Redding, California

Old City Hall Redding, California

The Steinway at the Chico Women's Club

The Steinway at the Chico Women's Club

Lee Fong Park, Weaverville, CA

Lee Fong Park, Weaverville, CA

              2017 Events 3/10 - Chico Women's Club, Ebony & Ivory concert w/ kezirah, jim schmidt, Greg D'Augelli, Sid Walker & Kimoki Bunting. 4/26/ - Pilgrim Church, Redding, The usual Suspects 4/30 - sierra nevada big room w/ blues legend, "lazy lester' and TBA.  7/22 - Weaverville           bogg, Allison Scull & victor Martin, and The Delbert bump Trio. Outdoors in beautiful Lee Fong Park.    More dates coming soon...                  CELEBRATING                        "AMERICA's MUSIC, jazz" The Nor-Cal Jazz Festival is a regional event  being held this year in Redding, Chico,  weaverville  and dunsmuir. We are also very excited about returning to beautiful lee fong park in historic weaverville for another great summer event and of COURSE our shasta county home, old city hall in downtown redding.  look for more events as the year goes on and please visit us on facebook and give us a 'like'.  a regional approach to promoting ‘America’s Music’,  Jazz. 

              2017 Events

3/10 - Chico Women's Club, Ebony & Ivory concert w/ kezirah, jim schmidt, Greg D'Augelli, Sid Walker & Kimoki Bunting.

4/26/ - Pilgrim Church, Redding, The usual Suspects

4/30 - sierra nevada big room w/ blues legend, "lazy lester' and TBA. 

7/22 - Weaverville           bogg, Allison Scull & victor Martin, and The Delbert bump Trio. Outdoors in beautiful Lee Fong Park. 

 

More dates coming soon... 

 

 

            CELEBRATING                        "AMERICA's MUSIC, jazz"

The Nor-Cal Jazz Festival is a regional event  being held this year in Redding, Chico,  weaverville  and dunsmuir.

We are also very excited about returning to beautiful lee fong park in historic weaverville for another great summer event and of COURSE our shasta county home, old city hall in downtown redding. 

look for more events as the year goes on and please visit us on facebook and give us a 'like'. 

a regional approach to promoting ‘America’s Music’,  Jazz. 

Big Room Chico, California

Big Room Chico, California

Laxson Auditorium on the CSU Chico campus

Laxson Auditorium on the CSU Chico campus

POPS Performing Arts & Cultural Center, Dunsmuir, CA

POPS Performing Arts & Cultural Center, Dunsmuir, CA