Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting December 3, 2019

We had about 20 attendees for a cozy, very pleasant meeting. A new Board of Directors was elected. See below under ANNOUNCEMENTS. PROGRAM Joe Thompson – Prelude and Fugue No. 1 (original composition)Rick McGrath – Running The River Kern (original composition), Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber (1818)Steve Bismarck –

Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting November 5, 2019

According to JCGS president Matt Dorris, Tuesday’s meeting was fantastic! PROGRAMDue Mandolini / Milton & Laurel Bloombaum – Ural Rowan Tree, Korobushka – Traditional Russian SongsRick McGrah – Freight Train by Elizebeth Cotton, Johannas Journey (original composition)Bill Graham – Bernadine, A Tribute To Rodrigo (original compositions)Steve Bismarck (guitar), Marge Bismarck (bassoon) –

Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting October 1, 2019

We had a lovely evening of music by local artists as well as the Tenaya Duo from the Bay Area. About 35 people were in attendance. PROGRAMRick McGrath – Goodbye Blue Bell by Merle TravisJoe Thompson – Three Impressions (original composition)Milton & Laurel – Lovers SuiteArturo Ville – Sonata Clasica

Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting September 3, 2019

PROGRAMDuo Mandolini  – Lahaina Luna by Kui LeeBrian Parris – Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me by Elton John & Bernie TaupinRick Mcgrath – Bluebells by Merle TravisBill Graham – La Vie En Rose by Piaf and Louiguy, Lagrima by Franciso TarregaJohn Swinnerton – The Road Home and

Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting August 6, 2019

We had a good sized audience for the Folias Duo, including some tango dancers. Unfortunately, not as many local players participated, but it was still a sweet evening. PROGRAMBob & Georgie Bergeron – 7 Spanish AngelsMilton & Laurel Bloombaum – MiserlouBrian Parris – Crying by Roy Orbison, The Heart That

Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting July 2, 2019

There was a great crowd for a holiday week, plus some new attendees. PROGRAMRob & Karma Rhodes – Untitled by AnonymousRob Rhodes – Knights in White Satin by Justin Hayward (arranged by Rob Rhodes)Bill Graham – The Big Rock Candy Mountains, Adelita by F. TarregaDanny Jokelson – Jerusalem by Dan

Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting June 4, 2019

There was a large attendance for the last JCGS music meeting on June 4, including several new people.Please note that there is flamenco concert TONIGHT at the Havurah in Ashland. Please see below under ANNOUNCEMENTS for details. PROGRAM Rob Rhodes: Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen; The Entertainer by Scott

Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting May 7, 2019

There was a large attendance for the last JCGS music meeting on May 7, including some new people. PROGRAM Due Mandolini, Russian Dance, by Oyfen Pripitchek Kohanochka Mark Everson, Bulerias, Flamenco Dance Arturo Ville, No te olvides de mi Alma Latina, by Arturo Ville Joe Thompson, Prelude & Fugue #2.

Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting April 2, 2019

We had a fantastic program of local guitar music on Tuesday, April 2 at Paschal Winery!Tickets for James Kline’s concert TONIGHT are on sale online until 3:30pm today at After that, the price goes up at the door. Kids 12 and under are free. Jim is an extraordinary, eclectic musician.

Recap of the JCGS Music Meeting March 5, 2019

We enjoyed a cozy, congenial evening of varied, local guitar playing at Paschal Winery. There were over 40 people in attendance! PROGRAMMark Williams – Evocacion by Jose Luis Merlin, Burgalesa by F. M. TorrobaMatt Bock – Lightly Row, Go Tell Aunt Rhody, Song of the Wind (Folk Songs)Rob and Karma