Date(s) - 03/31/2023
Concert dates and Locations
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 6 p.m. at The Rock of Twain Harte Restaurant
Friday, March 31, 2023 at 6 p.m. at The Armory in Sonora
Two Live Jazz Performances are Scheduled for March
The Columbia Kicks Big Band will perform on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 6 p.m. at The Rock of Twain Harte Restaurant featuring special guests Mario Flores on congas and Mike Miller on timbales and bongo.
The concert is free and open to all ages.
Flores and Miller have performed together since the creation of the Mario Flores Latin Jazz Band in 1989. Both are admired for performances in the region serving up rhythmically vibrant soundscapes in the tradition of Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Chano Pozo, Carlos Santana, Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo.
The Columbia Kicks Big Band is a 20-piece ensemble made from local musicians. Their concerts have continued to please audiences in the foothills for decades.
The Rock is located at 23068 Fuller Road in Twain Harte.
An additional performance of The Columbia Jazz Combo will be held on Friday, March 31 at 6 p.m. at the Armory in downtown Sonora. Their performance will include several featured vocalists.
The Columbia Jazz Combo is a select group of 12 musicians from the Columbia Kicks Big Band.
The performance will be held in the Kennedy Room at the Armory located at 208 S. Green Street in Sonora. This concert is also free and open to all ages.
Rod Harris is the Director of the Columbia Kicks Big Band and the Columbia Jazz Combo.