Tag: music

Thieves can’t stop the music at MJHS

| September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – It has been more than a week since thieves broke into the Martinez Junior High School music room to steal an alto sax, a baritone saxophone and a cello with a case. Police say they got in through a window and set off an alarm. According to Instrumental Music Teacher Julianne George, […]

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Jam group members share love for ukulele, music

Jam group members share love for ukulele, music

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – When Sharon Stimson picked up the ukulele three years ago, she decided to join the Martinez Senior Center’s Friday jam. But soon she realized she wanted more playing time. It turns out others thought the same. Now they’re members of the Martinez Ukulele Group (MUG), which meets the second and fourth Tuesdays […]

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At Home With Vivian: A little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n’ roll

At Home With Vivian: A little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n’ roll

| May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

“How-w-w-DEE-E-E-E! I’m jest so proud to be here!” Can you guess where I was last weekend? Yup. I was at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. Minnie Pearl was in evidence everywhere! Our mini vacation was a whirlwind of new and old, and filled with heaps of pride and nostalgia. My husband Jeff, son […]

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Blues guitarist returns to Armando’s during album release tour

Blues guitarist returns to Armando’s during album release tour

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A noted blues guitarist and songwriter who later moved to Austin, Texas, billed as the “live music capital of the world, is returning to his Bay Area roots for a tour marking the release of his seventh album. One of his stops is at Martinez’s Armando’s. Mighty Mike Schermer gained recognition locally […]

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Local band to play during Martinez’s Relay For Life

Local band to play during Martinez’s Relay For Life

| July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – While volunteers and team members take laps at the Martinez Junior High School during the Relay for Life of Martinez, they’ll be serenaded by a local rock and roll band whose music will keep them energized. The band is Dorothy Lane, formed by two brothers-in-law, Nick Knoblock and Lorin Holmen discovered they […]

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