The Winter Concert Series continues at the Sonoma Community Center on Saturday, Jan. 25, on the Rotary Stage with a performance by John Jorgenson.
Jorgenson is known for his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical palette and has earned a reputation as a world-class musician and guitarist, collaborating with the likes of Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt and Bob Dylan.
In addition to acoustic and electric guitars, he is regularly featured on saxophone, clarinet, bouzouki, pedal steel, mandolin and vocals and has garnered recognition for contributing to numerous platinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning albums. Jorgenson is a founding member of the Desert Rose Band, the Hellecasters, and a six-year member of Elton John’s band.
His collaborations include the John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band, the John Jorgenson gypsy jazz quintet and the John Jorgenson Electric Band. Tickets are available at the Sonoma Community Center box office or at the door if available. For more info, call 938-4626, ext. 1.
Members of the Sonoma Valley High School Honors Band have a little something to brag about, with several of them chosen for a regional honors band that includes Napa and Sonoma musicians. There will be a concert at American Canyon High School tonight, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. Representing Sonoma will be Hank Anderson, Michael Molina, Max Shepard, Victoria Jarvis and Kyle Anderson.