CMC Solera Singers of the Mission Neighborhood Center

Members of the CMC Solera Singers of MNC Senior Choir perform in concert, under the direction of Martha Rodriguez-Salazar.  The Cinco de Mayo Festival takes place on Valencia Street, between 21st and 24th Streets, in San Francisco.

Jazz in the Neighborhood Presents: The Montclair Women’s Big Band

Jazz in the Neighborhood presents the Montclair Women’s Big Band, a Bay Area treasure, as they celebrate their 20th anniversary. Founded in 1997 by veteran trumpeter Ellen Seeling and saxophonist Jean Fineberg, the group is an alliance of some of the region’s most formidable jazz women. Forging a singular blues-drenched sound with a deep Latin pocket and captivating original material, audiences are electrified by the band’s powerhouse ensemble, addictive grooves and inspired solos. This extraordinary swing machine will blow you away!
Personnel:
Reeds — Kasey Knudsen, Mad Duran, Jean Fineberg, Eli Maliwan, Carolyn Walter
Trumpets — Ellen Seeling, Tiffany Carrico, Marina Garza, Sarah Wilson
Trombones — Mara Fox, Emily Sanchez, Bonnie Maddox, Becca Burrington
Rhythm section — Nancy Wennstrom, guitar; Erika Oba, piano;  Michaelle Goerlitz, Latin percussion; Alan Hall, drums

Teddy Raven, Saxophone

CMC saxophone instructor Teddy Raven performs in concert. Additional program details TBA.