[Dixielandjazz] Devil Mountain Jazz Band in Napa Sep. 8
Wed, 28 Aug 2002 19:34:55 -0700
On Sunday, September 8, 2002, from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, the Napa Valley
Dixieland Jazz Society invites you to enjoy an afternoon of traditional
DEVIL MOUNTAIN JAZZ BAND
At the NAPA ELKS, 2840 Soscol Avenue, in Napa, California.
Directions from Vallejo/Fairfield:
Go north on Hwy 29 until you see the sign for Downtown Napa/Lake
Berryessa. Take a right there and go north about 5.7 miles passing
through 13 traffic signals. The Elks is only 0.2 miles past the 13th
traffic signal at Pueblo Avenue on the right side.
Directions from Sonoma/Santa Rosa/Petaluma:
Going east on Hwy 12/121 from Sonoma, go north (left) at Hwy 29 to the
next exit ( 121/Imola Avenue/Lake Berryessa ) and go right. Take Imola
to the 5th light which is at Soscol Avenue and go left on Soscol about
3 miles, through 8 traffic signals. The Elks is only 0.2 miles past the
8th traffic signal at Pueblo Avenue on the right side.
Admission is $ 10.00. If you belong to another trad jazz club, you can
get in for $ 8.00. For members of Napa Valley Dixieland Jazz Society,
admission is $ 6.00. For ages 12-18, admission is $ 3.00 and children
under 12 get in FREE. The Napa Valley Dixieland Jazz Society meets on
the SECOND Sunday of each month. The program, which starts at 1:00 PM
and lasts until 5:00 PM, has 3 sets by the featured band alternating
with jam sets. The program starts with a half hour set by our youth
jazz band - the DIXIE CATS !
Jam Set musicians are welcome! (Jammers, please call 707-224-5516)
The Devil Mountain Jazz Band continues to develop their multi-style
approach toward preserving the popular music of the late 1800's through
the early 1930's and west coast revival of the 1940's. They're best
known for the two trumpet sounds of the Joe "King" Oliver and Lu
Watters bands and the orchestrated "hot dance" music of the late
twenties. You'll also hear DMJB perform ragtime, blues, Dixieland
standards, gospel and novelty tunes, and an occasional duck call by
The musicians of the Devil Mountain Jazz Band include:
Ken Keeler, Leader, on Banjo
Frank Davis on Cornet
Noel Weidkamp on Cornet
Jim Maihack on Trombone
Pete Main on Clarinet and Sax
Keith Baltz on Tuba
Virginia Tichener on Piano
Allan Grissette on Drums
Spacious Dance Floor. The Elks has Food and a full bar.
One month later, NVDJS will feature Fog City Stompers Jazz Band on
Sunday, October 13, 2002 from 1-5 PM at the same location.
Check out our web page at:
Call (707) 258-8774 for more information or you may write to:
Napa Valley Dixieland Jazz Society, P. O. Box 5494, Napa, CA 94581 or
you may email me.