Sierra Jazz Society

Music * Education * Community

Bill Douglass, Artistic Director

Jazz Events in the Area

Ongoing Events

Listen To Jazz on KVMR 89.5 on the 4th Thursday of each month with Nora Nausbaum presenting her favorites.

You can also hear jazz Tuesday mornings and other Thursday evenings with KVMR DJs.

Sierra 3 plays 1st Saturday of each month at Summerthyme's Bakery, 231 Colfax Ave., Grass Valley. 10 am- 1 pm. No cover.

Jazz Camp Workshop Concert

Saturday May 14, 7:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
246 S. Church Street, Grass Valley
$10 - Click here to buy tickets.

Jazz Camp alumni will perform supported by Jazz Camp Faculty Bill Douglass on bass and John Girton on guitar as the rhythm section. Julia Glasse, Robin Voigt and Dale Peterson will provide vocals. Jaya Perryman will solo on guitar. Josh Novic and Morgan Halperin will solo on sax.

This concert is the culmination of working together throughout the last several months with Bill and John. You'll hear a variety of jazz standards, ballads and up-tempo tunes. Join us!

Jazz Camp 2016

July 6-10

Find out more!

We have set the dates! Wednesday July 6th to Sunday July 10th. Jazz Camp is for all ages, all instruments and voice. We are accepting registration now!

Bill Douglass, Artistic Director, sets the tone of cooperation, connectedness and fun. The faculty is comprised of experienced, professional jazz players.

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Local Jazz CD releases

Sierra Jazz Society hosts a wealth of amazing talent that happens to live in this region. Click here for info and listings of local jazz CD releases.