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Symphonies, Ensembles, Festivals, Projects - Classical, New Music



Symphonies, Ensembles - Los Angeles Area

American Youth Symphony (Santa Monica)
http://www.aysymphony.org/

Angel City Chorale
http://www.angelcitychorale.com/

Angeles Chorale
http://www.angeleschorale.org

Armadillo String Quartet
http://www.armadillostringquartet.com/index.html

Arroyo String Quartet (Sierra Madre)
http://www.arroyostrings.com/

Burbank Chorale
http://www.burbankchorale.org

Calabasas Orchestra
http://www.cityofcalabasas.com/orchestra.html

Calder Quartet
http://www.calderquartet.com/

California Philharmonic
http://www.calphil.org

California String Quartet
http://www.californiastringquartet.com

Con Gioia
http://www.congioia.org

The Concord Ensemble
http://www.concordensemble.com

The Debussy Trio
http://www.debussytrio.com

E.A.R. Unit
http://www.earunit.org/

Eclipse Quartet
http://www.eclipsequartet.com/

Ensemble Green
http://www.ensemblegreen.com/

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles
http://www.gmcla.org/

Hollywood Bowl
http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/

Jouyssance
http://www.jouyssance.org

La Monica
http://www.lamonicaensemble.com/Home.html

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
http://www.lbso.org/

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
http://www.laco.org/

Los Angeles Chamber Singers & Cappella
http://www.lacs.org/

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
http://www.lagq.com/

The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony
http://www.lajewishsymphony.com/

Los Angeles Master Chorale
http://www.lamc.org/

Los Angeles New Music Ensemble
http://www.losangelesnme.org

Los Angeles Philharmonic
http://www.laphil.org/

Los Angeles Sonic Odyssey
http://www.lasonicodyssey.org/

Musica Angelica
http://www.musicaangelica.org/

New West Symphony (Thousand Oaks)
http://www.newwestsymphony.org/

Nimbus Ensemble
http://www.nimbusensemble.org/

Pasadena Symphony and Pops
http://www.pasadenasymphony-pops.org

Pasadena Pro Musica
http://www.pasadenapromusica.org/

Santa Monica Symphony
http://www.smsymphony.org/

Santa Monica Chamber Philharmonia
http://www.concerts-austria.com/ref2005/samonica/welcome.htm

SonicResolution
http://www.sonicresolution.org/

Southwest Chamber Music (Pasadena)
http://www.swmusic.org/

Supernova
http://www.supernovaquartet.com/

USC Thornton School of Music Ensembles
http://www.usc.edu/schools/music/performance/

Torrance Civic Chorale
http://www.torrancecivicchorale.org

Vox Femina Los Angeles
http://www.voxfeminala.org/

VoxFire
http://www.voxfire.org/default.html

Xtet
http://artofthestates.org/cgi-bin/piece.pl?pid=223 (Art of the States)
__ http://mondayeveningconcerts.org/bios/xtet.html (Monday Evening Concerts)



Symphonies, Ensembles - Orange County

Da Capo Players (Orange County)
http://www.dacapoplayers.com/

Laguna Beach Music Festival
http://www.lagunabeachmusicfestival.com/

Men Alive - The Orange County Gay Men's Chorus
http://www.menalivechorus.org/index.php

Mozart Classical Orchestra (Orange County)
http://www.mozartorchestra.org/

Orange County Symphony (Anaheim)
http://www.ocsymphony.org

Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra
http://www.ocyso.org/

Orange County Womens' Chorus
http://www.ocwomenschorus.org

Pacific Chorale (Santa Ana)
http://www.pacificchorale.org

Pacific Symphony (Orange County)
http://www.pacificsymphony.org

Philharmonic Society (Irvine)
http://www.philharmonicsociety.org

South Coast Symphony
http://www.southcoastsymphony.org

UCI Symphony Orchestra (UC Irvine)
http://music.arts.uci.edu/symphony/




Symphonies, Ensembles - Santa Barbara, Ventura

Camerata Pacifica
http://www.cameratapacifica.org/

Chamber Music Society of Santa Barbara
http://sbchambermusic.org

Ojai Music Festival
http://www.ojaifestival.org

Robin Cox Ensemble (Santa Barbara)
http://www.robincoxensemble.com/

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
http://www.sbco.org

Santa Barbara Master Chorale
http://www.sbmasterchorale.org

Santa Barbara Symphony
http://www.thesymphony.org/

Santa Barbara Youth Symphony
http://www.sbys.org/index.html

Ventura Music Festival
http://www.venturamusicfestival.org/




Symphonies, Ensembles - San Diego Area

Art of Élan
http://www.artofelan.org

Camarada
http://www.camarada.org

Camera Lucida
http://www.sandiegosymphony.org/concertcalendar/cameralucida.aspx

Grossmont Symphony Orchestra
http://www.grossmont.edu/gso/
__Grossmont Master Chorale
http://www.grossmont.edu/gso/grossmont_master_chorale.asp
__Grossmont Symphony String Quartet
http://www.grossmont.edu/gso/grossmont_string_quartet.asp

La Jolla Music Society
http://www.lajollamusicsociety.org

La Jolla Symphony and Chorus
http://www.lajollasymphony.com/

NOISE
http://www.sandiegonewmusic.com/aboutNOISE.html

red fish blue fish
http://music.ucsd.edu/resources/rfbf.php

Orchestra Nova
http://www.sdco.org/

San Diego Gay Men's Chorus
http://www.sdgmc.org

San Diego Symphony
http://www.sandiegosymphony.com/

SWARMIUS
http://swarmius.com/

Trummerflora (San Diego)
http://www.trummerflora.com/

University of San Diego Chamber Music Ensemble
http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/music/ensembles/chamber_music_ensemble.php

Westwind Brass
http://www.westwindbrass.org/




Symphonies, Ensembles - Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey Peninsula, San Luis Obispo

Ariose Singers
http://ariosesingers.org

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music (Santa Cruz)
http://www.cabrillomusic.org/

California International Choral Festival (San Luis Obispo)
http://www.californiachoral.org/

Carmel Bach Festival
http://www.bachfestival.org/pages/home/home.html

Monterey Peninsula Choral Society
http://www.thempcs.org

Monterey Symphony
http://www.montereysymphony.org/

New Music Works (Santa Cruz)
http://www.newmusicworks.org/

San Luis Obispo Symphony
http://slosymphony.com/cm/Home.html

San Luis Obispo Youth Symphony
http://www.sloyouthsymphony.org/cm/Home.html

Santa Cruz Baroque Festival
http://www.scbaroque.com

Santa Cruz Brass
http://www.scottharris.com/brass/

Santa Cruz Chamber Players
http://www.scchamberplayers.org

Santa Cruz Chorale
http://www.santacruzchorale.org/

UCSC Ensembles
http://music.ucsc.edu/ensembles/




Symphonies, Ensembles - South Bay, Silicon Valley

The Albany Consort
http://www.albanyconsort.com

The California Bach Society
http://www.calbach.org

Cantabile Chorale
http://cantabile.org/

The Choral Project (San Jose)
http://www.choralproject.org/

Crank Ensemble
http://www.infoflow.com/larnie/cranks/

De Anza College Performance Ensembles (Cupertino)
http://www.deanza.edu/creativearts/music.html

Ives Quartet (Palo Alto)
http://www.ivesquartet.org/

Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra (Sunnyvale)
http://www.mastersinfonia.org/

Menlo Brass Quintet
http://www.menlobrass.com/

Mission Chamber Orchestra (San Jose)
http://www.missionchamber.org

Music@Menlo
http://www.musicatmenlo.org/

Nova Vista Symphony (Sunnyvale)
http://www.novavista.org/

Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra
http://www.pacomusic.org

Palo Alto Philharmonic
http://www.paphil.org/index.php

Peninsula Symphony
http://www.peninsulasymphony.org/

Peninsula Women's Chorus
http://www.pwchorus.org/

Rainbow Women's Chorus (San Jose)
http://www.rainbowwomen.org/

Redwood Symphony (Redwood City)
http://www.redwoodsymphony.org/

San Jose Chamber Music Society
http://www.sjchambermusic.org/

San Jose Chamber Orchestra
http://www.sjco.org/

San Jose Symphonic Choir
http://www.sanjosesymphonicchoir.org

San Jose Taiko
http://www.taiko.org

San Jose Wind Symphony
http://www.sjws.org/

San Jose Youth Symphony
http://www.sjys.org/

Saratoga Symphony
http://www.saratogasymphony.com

Silicon Valley Gay Men's Chorus (San Jose)
http://svgmc.org

Stanford Symphony Orchestra
http://www.stanford.edu/group/sso/

Symphony Silicon Valley (San Jose)
http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/index.php




Symphonies, Ensembles - San Francisco

Agave Baroque
http://www.agavebaroque.org

Alexander String Quartet (San Francisco)
http://www.asq4.com/index.htm

American Bach Soloists (San Francisco)
http://www.americanbach.org/

Avenue Winds
http://www.avenuewinds.com

The Bay Brass
http://baybrass.org/

Chalice Consort
http://www.chaliceconsort.org

Chanticleer (San Francisco)
http://www.chanticleer.org/

Coro Hispano de San Francisco
http://corohispano.org/

Creative Voices (San Francisco)
http://www.singers.com/choral/creativevoices.html

Cypress String Quartet
http://cypressquartet.com

The Paul Dresher Ensemble(San Francisco)
http://www.dresherensemble.org/

Earplay
http://www.earplay.org/

Del Sol Quartet (San Francisco)
http://www.delsolquartet.com/

ensemble 9.81 (San Francisco)
http://www.konfrontationen.at/konfrontationen2001/ensemble9.81.html

Golden Gate Men's Chorus
http://www.ggmc.org/

Hallifax & Jeffrey
http://www.hallifaxandjeffrey.com

Kronos Quartet (San Francisco)
http://www.kronosquartet.org/

Laurel Ensemble
http://www.laurelensemble.com/index.htm

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble (San Francisco)
http://leftcoastensemble.org/

Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco
http://www.lgcsf.org

Magnificat
http://magnificatbaroque.com/
__ http://blog.magnificatbaroque.com

Matmos (San Francisco)
http://www.brainwashed.com/matmos/

Meridian Music (San Francisco)
http://www.meridiangallery.org/en/concerts.htm

Midsummer Mozart Festival (throughout the Bay Area)
http://www.midsummermozart.org/

Modern Mandolin Quartet
http://www.modernmandolinquartet.com/

New Century Chamber Orchestra (San Francisco)
http://www.ncco.org/

New Esterhazy Quartet
http://www.newesterhazy.org

Noe Valley Chamber Music
http://www.nvcm.org/

Other Minds Festival
http://www.otherminds.org

Pacific Chamber Symphony (San Francisco Bay Area)
http://www.pacificchambersymphony.org/

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (San Francisco)
http://www.philharmonia.org/

Quartet San Francisco
http://quartetsanfrancisco.com/index.php

San Francisco Bach Choir
http://www.sfbach.org

San Francisco Bay Area Chamber Choir
http://www.sfbaychoir.org

San Francisco Boys Chorus
http://www.sfbc.org/index.html

San Francisco Choral Artists
http://www.sfca.org/

San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra
http://www.sfcco.org/

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players
http://www.sfcmp.org

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus
https://www.sfgmc.org

San Francisco Girls Chorus
http://www.sfgirlschorus.org

San Francisco Lesbian Gay Freedom Band
http://www.sflgfb.org

San Francisco Renaissance Voices
http://www.sfrv.org/

San Francisco Symphony
http://www.sfsymphony.org/

San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra
http://www.sfsymphony.org/community/youthorchestra/default.aspx?id=164

Schola Cantorum San Francisco
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Schola-Cantorum-San-Francisco/34041415984

sfSoundGroup
http://sfsound.org/group/

Rova Saxophone Quartet
http://www.rova.org/

San Francisco Taiko Dojo
http://www.taikodojo.org/

Soli Deo Gloria
http://www.sdgloria.org/

Stern Grove Festival
http://sterngrove.org/

Volti
http://www.voltisf.org

Wildcat Viols
http://magnatune.com/artists/wildcat_viols




Symphonies, Ensembles - East Bay, Contra Costa

Archetti
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Archetti/193923586619

Artists' Vocal Ensemble
http://www.artistsvocalensemble.org

Bay Area Chamber Symphony
http://www.myspace.com/bayareachambersymphony

The Berkeley Carillon Players
http://music.berkeley.edu/carillonstaff.html

Berkeley Chamber Performances
http://www.berkeleychamberperform.org/

Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra
http://www.bcco.org/

Berkeley New Music Project
http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/event/2008/03/14/berkeley_new_music_project

Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
http://www.berkeleysymphony.org/

Berkeley Festival & Exhibition
http://bfx.berkeley.edu/

California Symphony (Walnut Creek)
http://californiasymphony.org/

California Revels (Oakland)
http://www.calrevels.org/

Cançonièr
http://www.canconier.com

Cantare Con Vivo (Oakland)
http://www.cantareconvivo.org

Center for Contemporary Music (Mills College)
http://www.mills.edu/academics/undergraduate/mus/center_contemporary_music.php

Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (UC Berkeley)
http://www.cnmat.berkeley.edu/

Chora Nova
http://www.choranova.org/

Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra (Walnut Creek)
http://www.cccorch.org/

Contra Costa Chorale
http://www.ccchorale.org/

Contra Costa Wind Symphony (Walnut Creek)
http://ccwindsymphony.org/

Cornelius Cardew Choir
http://www.metatronpress.com/artists/cardewchoir/

Diablo Symphony Orchestra (Walnut Creek)
http://www.diablosymphony.org/

East Bay Recorder Society
http://www.symbolicsolutions.com/ebrs/

Eco Ensemble
http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/people/david_milnes

Ensemble Vermillian
http://magnatune.com/artists/vermillian

Feinsmith Quartet (Emeryville)
http://www.feinsmithquartet.com/

Andrea Fulton Productions
http://www.andreafultonproductions.com

Kensington Symphony Orchestra
http://www.kensingtonsymphonyorchestra.org

Gold Coast Players
http://www.gcplayers.org

Les grâces
http://www.lesgraces.com/

The Lost Trio
http://www.bayimproviser.com/artistdetail.asp?artist_id=236

Musica Pacifica
http://www.musicapacifica.org/

Novello Quartet
http://www.novelloquartet.org/index.html

The Mirage Ensemble
http://mirageensemble.com/

Oakland Active Orchestra
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Oakland-CA/oakland-active-orchestra/253070697948

Oakland East Bay Gay Men's Chorus
http://www.oebgmc.org/

Oakland East Bay Symphony
http://www.oebs.org/

Oakland Youth Orchestra
http://www.oyo.org/

Passamezzo Moderno (El Cerrito)
http://www.passamezzomoderno.com/index.php

Prometheus Symphony (Oakland)
http://www.prometheussymphony.org

Richmond Chamber Ensemble
http://www.eastbaycenter.org/ResidentCompanies/RichmondChamberEnsemble/tabid/74/Default.aspx

S. Chordae Consort of Viols
http://www.sfems.org/viols/

Sounds New
http://www.soundsnewus.org/

Tilden Trio
http://www.berkeleychamberperform.org/tilden.html

Trinity Chamber Concerts (Berkeley)
http://www.trinitychamberconcerts.com

University Baroque Ensemble (UC Berkeley)
http://music.berkeley.edu/performance/ensemble/baroque.php

University Chamber Chorus (UC Berkeley)
http://music.berkeley.edu/chchorus.html

University Symphony Orchestra (UC Berkeley)
http://music.berkeley.edu/symphony.html

Voci - Women's Vocal Ensemble
http://www.vocisings.com/

Voices of Music
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Voices-of-Music/32909998390?v=wall

WomenSing
http://www.womensing.org/

Women's Antique Vocal Ensemble(WAVE)
http://www.wavewomen.org/




Symphonies, Ensembles - Marin, Wine Country, Russian River

Agave Baroque
http://www.agavebaroque.org

American Philharmonic-Sonoma County
http://www.apsonoma.org/

California Redwood Chorale (Occidental)
http://californiaredwoodchorale.org

Consort Chorale
http://www.consortchorale.org

Green Music Festival (Sonoma State)
http://greenmusicfestival.sonoma.edu/

Los Californios, Alta California Orchestra
http://www.institutefortraditionalstudies.org/californios.html (The Institute For Traditional Studies)

Marin Symphony
http://www.marinsymphony.org/

Marin String Quartet
http://www.marinstringquartet.com/index.html
__ http://www.marinstringquartet.com/personnel.html

Mayflower Community Chorus (San Rafael)
http://www.mayflowerchorus.org

Mill Valley Chamber Music Society
http://www.chambermusicmillvalley.org/index.shtml

Mill Valley Philharmonic
http://www.millvalleyphilharmonic.org/home.html

Music in the Vineyards (Napa Valley)
http://www.musicinthevineyards.org/

Napa Valley Symphony
http://www.napavalleysymphony.org/

Russian River Chamber Music Society
http://www.russianrivermusic.org/

Santa Rosa Symphony
http://www.santarosasymphony.com/

Sing Napa Valley!
http://www.napavalleychoralsociety.org

Singers Marin
http://www.singersmarin.org

Sonoma Classical Music Society
http://www.sonomaclassical.com/

Sonoma County Chamber Singers (Windsor)
http://www.sonomacountychambersingers.org/

Sonoma State University Performing Arts
http://www.sonoma.edu/performingarts/music/prog_choral.shtml

Sonoma Valley Chorale
http://www.sonomavalleychorale.org

West Marin Music Festival
http://www.sonicstew.com/WMMF.html




Symphonies, Ensembles - Sacramento, Davis, Solano

Camellia Symphony (Sacramento)
http://www.camelliasymphony.org/

Curvd Aire
http://www.curvdaire.com

Empyrean Ensemble (Davis)
http://musdra.ucdavis.edu/empyrean/

Fair Oaks Woodwind Quintet
http://www.fair-oaks-woodwind-quintet.org/

Folsom Lake Symphony Orchestra
http://www.folsomsymphony.com/

Mersonacta Quartet (Sacramento)
http://www.sacramentoquartet.com/

Sacramento Baroque Soloists
http://sacramentobaroque.org

Sacramento Chamber Music Society
http://www.cmssacto.org/

Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra
http://www.sacramentochoral.com/

Sacramento Master Singers
http://www.mastersingers.org

Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra
http://www.sacphil.org/

Sacramento Youth Symphony
http://www.sacys.org/index.html

Solano Community Symphony
http://www.solanosymphony.org/

UC Davis Symphony Orchestra
http://music.ucdavis.edu/symphony

Vallejo Choral Society
http://www.vallejochoral.org/

Vallejo Symphony
http://www.vallejosymphony.org/




Symphonies, Ensembles - Central Valley, Desert

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra
http://www.ticketnetwork.com/tickets/bakersfield-symphony-orchestra-tickets.aspx

Fresno Choral Artists
http://www.fresnochoralartists.org

Fresno Philharmonic
http://www.fresnophil.org/

Indian Wells Desert Symphony
http://www.desertsymphony.org/

Merced Symphony Orchestra
http://www.mercedsymphony.org

Modesto Symphony Orchestra
http://www.modestosymphony.org

Palm Springs Friends Of The Philharmonic
http://www.psfp.org/en/default.asp

Stockton Chorale
http://www.stocktonchorale.org/

Stockton Symphony
http://www.stocktonsymphony.org/




Symphonies, Ensembles - Gold Country, Sierras

Bear Valley Music Festival
http://www.bearvalleymusic.org/

The Felici Trio (Mammoth Lakes)
http://www.felicitrio.com/index.html

High Sierra Music Festival
http://www.hsmusic.net/hsmf/

Lake Tahoe Music Festival
http://www.tahoemusic.org/

Music at Kirkwood
http://www.musicatkirkwood.com/

Music in the Mountains (Nevada City, Grass Valley)
http://www.musicinthemountains.org/

Sierra Symphony
http://www.sierrasymphony.org/

Tahoe Choir
http://www.tahoechoir.org

Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus
http://singttcc.org




Symphonies, Ensembles - North Coast and North Inland

Deep Valley Chamber Music Series (Ukiah)
http://www.ninetrees.com/dvcms/index.html

Eureka Symphony
http://www.eurekasymphony.com/

Mendocino Music Festival
http://www.mendocinomusic.com/

Music by the Mountain (Mt. Shasta)
http://www.musicbythemountain.com/

North State Symphony (Chico, Redding, Red Bluff)
http://www.northstatesymphony.org/

Symphony of the Redwoods (Fort Bragg)
http://www.symphonyoftheredwoods.org/

Ukiah Symphony
http://www.ukiahsymphony.org/



Makers of Musical Instruments

Ralph Ashmead (Historical Bows - Tuolumne)
http://www.ashmeadbows.com

Steven Beckley (Violin Bows - Little River)
http://www.beckley-violinbows.com

Gary Blaise (early keyboard instruments)
http://www.garyblaise.com

Ken Brodkey (Lutes - Santa Cruz)
http://www.luteworks.com/

James Brown (Violins - Claremont)
http://www.jbviolin.com

Andrew Carruthers (Violins - Santa Rosa)
http://www.andrewcarruthers.com/

Emile Cos (Classical Guitars, Cellos - Santa Rosa)
http://www.ecosluthier.com

Thomas Oliver Croen (Violins and Violas - Concord)
http://www.tomcroenviolins.com

Clark W Fobes (Clarinets - San Francisco)
http://www.clarkwfobes.com

Kevin Fryer (Harpsichords)
http://www.kevinfryer.net

Steuart Goodwin Pipe Organs (San Bernardino)
http://goodwinorgans.com

Joseph Grubaugh and Sigrun Seifert (Violins - Petaluma)
http://www.gsviolin.com/main.html

Greg Harrold (Organs- Culver City)
http://http://gregharrold.com/Organs.html

Harrison Violins (Redding)
http://www.harrisonviolins.com

Hill Guitar Company (Ben Lomond)
http://www.hillguitar.com

Devin Hough (String Instruments)
http://www.devinhoughviolins.com

Jay Ifshin (Violins - El Cerrito)
http://www.ifshinviolins.com/

Janine Johnson
http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Johnson-Janine.htm (Bach Cantatas Website)

Lazar's Early Music (Recorders, Violas da gamba, Violins, Violas, Cellos, Crumhorns, Roland C-30)
http://www.lazarsearlymusic.com

Lee T. Lovallo (Pipe Organs)
http://lovallo.org

Loveland Violin Shop (Santa Rosa)
http://www.lovelandviolinshop.com/aboutus.html

John Phillips Harpsichords (Berkeley)
http://www.jph.us

Bob Reeves (Basss Mouthpieces - Valencia)
http://www.bobreeves.com

Rosales (Organs - Los Angeles)
http://www.rosales.com

Jack Sanders (Classical Guitars)
http://sandersguitar.com/home.html

Alexandra Saur (Viols - Albany)
http://www.alexandrasaur.com

Schoenstein (Organs - Benicia)
http://www.schoenstein.com/home.html

Hans Weisshaar (Violins - Los Angeles)
http://www.hweisshaar.com



Associations, Portals, Classical Recording and Sheet Music Companies, Music Stores

19th-Century California Sheet Music
http://www.ischool.berkeley.edu/~mkduggan/neh.html

American Composers Forum of Los Angeles
http://www.composersforum.org

American Composers Forum - San Francisco Bay Area
http://www.composersforum.org

American Guild of Organists - San Francisco Chapter
http://www.sfago.org/index.html

Association of California Symphony Orchestras
http://www.acso.org/

Asphodel (San Francisco)
http://www.asphodel.com/

Bay Area Improviser's Network
http://www.bayimproviser.com/default.htm

Bonner Institute for the Advancement of Choral Music
http://www.bonnermusic.com/

California Association of Professional Music Teachers
http://www.capmt.org/site/admin.htm

Chamber Musicians of Northern California
http://www.cmnc.org/

Coleman Chamber Music Association
http://coleman.caltech.edu/about.shtml

Composers Inc, New American Music
http://www.composersinc.org/

Contra Costa Perfoming Arts Society
http://www.ccpas.org/index.html

Crowden Music Center (Berkeley)
http://www.crowden.org/cmc_home.htm

Edgetone Records
http://edgetonerecords.com/index.html

Evander Music
http://www.evandermusic.com/

G-Spot Records
http://www.gunnarspot.com/index.shtml

Musica Dulce
http://www.rcip.com/musicadulce/

The Musical Offering (Berkeley)
http://www.musicaloffering.com/

MusicSources (Berkeley)
http://www.musicsources.org

National Association of Church Musicians - California Chapters
http://www.nacmhq.org/chapters.htm

Music Teachers' Association of California
http://www.mtac.org/

Nevada County Composers Cooperative
http://www.nccomposerscooperative.org/

New Albion Records
http://www.newalbion.com/

Nine Winds Records
http://www.ninewinds.com/index.html

Northern California Composers
http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/librarylocations/main/art/nocacomposers.htm (San Francisco Public Library)

Other Minds (San Francisco)
http://www.otherminds.org/

Outsound (San Francisco)
http://www.outsound.org/

San Francisco Bay Area Choral Archive
http://www.choralarchive.org/index.html

San Francisco Early Music Society
http://www.sfems.org/

sfsound
http://sfsound.org/

SJSU Composers Forum
http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/composersforum/

Southern California Early Music Society
http://www.earlymusicla.org

Twin Cities Concert Association (Nevada City, Grass Valley)
http://tcca.net/index.php

Western Early Keyboard Association
http://www.wekaweb.org/










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Opera - Los Angeles Area, Orange County

The California State University, Northridge Opera Theater
http://www.csun.edu/~hfmus003/EnsembleOpera.htm

Center Stage Opera (San Fernando Valley)
http://www.centerstageopera.org

Los Angeles Opera
http://www.losangelesopera.com

Lyric Opera of Los Angeles
http://www.lyricoperala.org/

The Opera Buffs
http://www.operabuffs.org

Opera League of Los Angeles
http://www.operaleague.org

Opera Pacific
http://www.operapacific.org

Repertory Opera Company (Los Angeles)
http://www.repertoryoperacompany.org/

Southland Opera
http://www.southlandopera.org


Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities (Redondo Beach)
http://www.civiclightopera.com/index.html

Fullerton Civic Light Opera
http://www.fclo.com/

Musical Theatre West (Long Beach)
http://www.musical.org




Opera - Santa Barbara, Ventura

Opera Santa Barbara
http://www.operasb.com/

Ventura College Opera & Musical Theatre
http://www.venturacollege.edu/departments/academic/music/index.shtml




Opera - San Diego Area

San Diego Opera
http://www.sdopera.com/

SDSU Opera Theater
http://music.sdsu.edu/opera/index.html




Opera - Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey Peninsula, San Luis Obispo

Pacific Repertory Opera (San Luis Obispo)
http://pacificrepopera.blogspot.com/

UCSC Opera Theater (Santa Cruz)
http://music.ucsc.edu/ensembles




Opera - South Bay, Silicon Valley

Bay Shore Lyric Opera Company (Saratoga)
http://www.bslopera.com

California Chamber Opera (San Jose)
http://www.californiachamberopera.com/season.htm

Lyric Theatre of San Jose
http://www.lyrictheatre.org/

Mission City Opera (Santa Clara)
http://www.missioncityopera.org/

Opera Bravura
http://www.carlfranzen.com/carlspage2.html

Opera San Jose
http://www.operasj.org

West Bay Opera (Palo Alto)
http://www.wbopera.org/


American Musical Theatre of San Jose
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Musical_Theatre_of_San_Jose (Wiki)

Stanford Savoyards
http://www.stanford.edu/group/savoyards/default.html

West Valley Light Opera (Los Gatos)
http://www.wvlo.org/




Opera - San Francisco

Opera Academy of California
http://www.opera-academy.com/

Donald Pippin's Pocket Opera
http://www.pocketopera.org/

San Francisco Cabaret Opera
http://www.goathall.org/index.html

San Francisco Lyric Opera
http://www.sflyricopera.org/

San Francisco Opera
http://sfopera.com


42nd Street Moon
http://www.42ndstmoon.org

Emerald Rain Productions
http://www.emeraldrain.com/

Lamplighters Music Theatre
http://www.lamplighters.org/

Tonal Chaos
http://www.sexylilliputians.com/tc/




Opera - East Bay, Contra Costa

Berkeley Opera
http://www.berkeleyopera.org/

Martinez Opera
http://mtzo.com

Festival Opera (Walnut Creek)
http://www.festivalopera.com/

Fremont Opera
http://www.fremontopera.org

Oakland Lyric Opera
http://www.oaklandlyricopera.org/

Oakland Opera Theater
http://www.oaklandopera.org/


Diablo Light Opera Company (Walnut Creek)
http://www.dloc.org/



Opera - Marin, Wine Country

The Bay Area Summer Opera Theater Institute (San Rafael)
http://www.basoti.net

Golden Gate Opera (Sausalito)
http://www.goldengateopera.org/

Jarvis Conservatory (Napa)
http://www.jarvisconservatory.com/

Sonoma City Opera
http://sonomacityopera.org/




Opera - Sacramento, Davis, Solano Area, Gold Country

Capitol Opera Sacramento
http://www.capopera.com/

North Bay Opera (Fairfield)
http://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Bay-Opera/170426569667199

Sacramento Opera
http://www.sacopera.org/


Davis Musical Theatre Company
http://www.dmtc.org/default.htm

Light Opera Theatre of Sacramento
http://www.lightoperasac.org/

El Dorado Musical Theatre (El Dorado Hills)
http://www.edmt.info/




Opera - Central Valley/Desert

California Opera (Fresno)
http://www.calopera.org/

Fresno Grand Opera
http://www.fresnograndopera.org/

Livermore Valley Opera
http://www.livermorevalleyopera.com/

Palm Springs Opera Guild
http://palmspringsoperaguild.org/

Sierra Chamber Opera
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sierra-Chamber-Opera/176389311459

Stockton Opera
http://www.stocktonopera.org

Townsend Opera Players (Modesto)
http://www.townsendoperaplayers.com/




Opera - North Coast and North Inland

Opera Workshop - Chico State
http://www.csuchico.edu/mus/ensembles/opera.shtml


Gloriana Music Theatre (Mendocino)
http://www.gloriana.org

Humboldt Light Opera Company
http://www.hloc.org/



















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Composers, Musicians - Classical, New Music




Composers, Musicians - Historical

Kurt Adler
(1905-1988)
http://arts.enotes.com/music-encyclopedia/adler-kurt-herbert
(Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music)

George Antheil
(1900-1959)
http://www.antheil.org/

Ernst Bacon
(1898-1990)
http://www.ernstbacon.org/

Madi Bacon
(1906-2001)
http://www.ernstbacon.org/related.htm

George Barati
(1913-1996)
http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Barati-George.htm
(Bach Cantatas)

Bebe Barron
(1925-2008)
http://barryschrader.com/news.html (Barry Schrader)
__ http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/25/movies/25barron.html?8br
(The New York Times)

Louis Barron
(1920-1989)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_and_Bebe_Barron (Wikipedia)

Randall Behr
(1952-2005)
http://www.hiddenvalleymusic.org/randall_behr.htm (Hidden Valley)

Emily Bernstein
(1959 - 2005)
http://www.laweekly.com/2007-01-18/stage/emily-bernstein-benefit-concert/ (LA Weekly)

Ernest Bloch
(1880-1959)
http://www.schirmer.com/composers/bloch_bio.html (Schirmer)

Margaret Bonds
(1913-1972)
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/738/ Teacher_and_composer_Margaret_Bonds
(The African American Registry)

Louis A. Botto
(1952 (?) - 1997)
http://www.nytimes.com/1997/03/01/arts/louis-botto-45-choir-founder.html
(The New York Times)

Charles Wakefield Cadman
(1881-1946)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Wakefield_Cadman
(Wikipedia)

John Cage
(1912-1992)
http://www.newalbion.com/NA_Artists/Cage_J/Cage_J.htm (New Albion)

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
(1895-1968) http://library.csun.edu/igra/bios/text/tedesco.html
(International Guitar Research Archives)

Joe Catalano
(1952-1998)
http://www.deeplistening.org/memorial/joe-frame.html(Deep Listening Memorial)
"An Arc of Gathering: The Mississippi River" -- http://www.earthear.com/river/artists/catajo.html

Mark Chatfield
(d. 1998)
http://www.musicaangelica.org/index.php/about-us
(Musica Angelica)

Silvio Dante Claudio
Mary Hughson Claudio

http://www.sfcv.org/arts_revs/claudiotribute_11_25_03.php
(San Francisco Classical Voice)

Michel Colombier
(1939-2004)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michel_Colombier (Wikipedia)

Anne Crowden
(1928-2004)
http://www.sfcv.org/arts_revs/crowden_3_16_04.php (SF Classical Voice)

Henry Cowell
(1897-1965)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Cowell (Wikipedia)

Ingolf Dahl
(1912-1970)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingolf_Dahl (Wikipedia)

Michael Eagan
(d. 2004)
http://articles.latimes.com/2004/aug/14/local/me-eagan14 (LA Times)

Hanns Eisler
(1898-1962)
http://www.classical.net/music/comp.lst/acc/eisler.html (Classical Net)

Nicholas England
(1921-2003)
http://articles.latimes.com/2003/sep/27/local/me-england27 (LA Times)

Robert Erickson
(1917-1997)
http://www.sequenza21.com/102703.html (Sequenza21)
_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Erickson (Wikipedia)

Terry Fox
(1943-2008)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Fox_(artist) (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.otherminds.org/shtml/Ataraxia.shtml (Other Minds)

Rich Gold
http://richgoldmemorial.onomy.com/
__ http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/author/default.asp?aid=29006 (MIT Press)

Gideon Grau
(1922-2009)
http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11303
(Palo Alto Online)

Colin Hampton
(1911-1996)
http://www.cello.org/heaven/bios/champt.htm (Cello Heaven)

Johana Harris
(1912-1995)
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/gramophone/m2-1076-e.html
(The Virtual Gramaphone)

Roy Harris
(1898-1979)
http://www.schirmer.com/default.aspx?TabId=2419&State_2872=2&ComposerId_2872=632
(G. Schirmer)
__ http://www.royharrisamericancomposer.com/bio.html

Lou Harrison
(1917-2003)
http://www.newalbion.com/NA_Artists/Harrison_L/Harrison_L.htm (New Albion)
__Lou Harrison: Documentary Project -- http://www.harrisondocumentary.com/

Michael Hedges
(1953-1997)
http://www.nomadland.com
__ http://www.rootwitch.com/

Alfred Hertz
(1872-1942)
http://www.sfmuseum.org/bio/hertz.html - Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco

Glenn Horiuchi
(1955-2000)
http://music.calarts.edu/~wls/pages/glenn_2.html

Jim Horton
(1944-1998)
http://leonardo.info/lmj/horton.html (Leonardo)
__ http://o-art.org/history/

Lorraine Hunt
(1954-2006)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorraine_Hunt_Lieberson

Andrew Imbrie
(1921-2007)
http://www.schirmer.com/default.aspx?TabId=2419&State_2872=2&ComposerId_2872=759 (Schirmer)

Erich Wolfgang Korngold
(1897-1957)
http://www.korngold-society.org/
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erich_Wolfgang_Korngold
(Wikipedia)

Ernst Krenek
(1900-1991)
http://www.krenek.com/

Ethel Leginska
(1886-1970)
http://www.leginska.org/index.html

Mario Lanza
(1921-1959)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Lanza - Wikipedia

Emanuel Leplin
(1917-1972)
http://www.emanuelleplin.info/leplinbio.html

Jorge Liderman
(1957-2008)
http://berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2008/02/06_liderman.shtml (UC Berkeley)

Linda Martinez
(1975-2005)
http://articles.latimes.com/2005/may/26/local/me-martinez26 (LA Times)

Gaetano Merola
(1881-1953)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaetano_Merola (Wikipedia)

Donal Michalsky
(1928-1975)
http://composers-classical-music.com/m/MichalskyDonal.htm

Darius Milhaud
(1892-1974)
http://www.mills.edu/academics/library/special_collections/sc_milhaud.php (Mills College)

Mary Carr Moore
(1873-1957)
http://www.harvardsquarelibrary.org/unitarians/moore_mc.html

Stephen "Lucky" Mosko
(1947 - 2005)
http://luxstar.org/

Earl Bernard Murray
(1926-2002)
http://www.sfcv.org/arts_revs/murrayobit_3_5_02.php (San Francisco Classical Voice)

Thomas Nee
(1920-2008)
http://www.lajollasymphony.com/about/pressroom-08-07-14-nee.php (La Jolla Symphony)

Joaquin Nin-Culmell
(1908-2004)
http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2004/01/20_nin.shtml
(UCBerkeley News)

Harry Parch
(1901-1974)
http://www.composerjohnbeal.com/Partch.html (by John Beal)

Arnold Schoenberg
(1874-1951)
http://www.schoenberg.at/default_e.htm
(Arnold Schoenberg Center, Vienna)

David Schneider
(1918-2005)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/10/28/BAGOFFFCDD1.DTL&feed=rss.bayarea
(San Francisco Chronicle)

Charles Seeger
(1886-1979)
http://www.peteseeger.net/charless.htm

Isaac Stern
(1920-2001)
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/stern_i.html
PBS American Masters)

Allen Strange
(1943 - 2008)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_Strange (Wikipedia)

James Tenney
(1934-2006)
http://www.artsjournal.com/postclassic/2006/08/james_tenney_19342006.html
(Kyle Gann, ArtsJournal Weblog)

John Thow
(October 6, 1949- March 4, 2007)
http://www.johnthow.com
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Thow (Wikipedia)

Ernst Toch
(1887-1964)
http:/http://www.jewish-theatre.com/visitor/article_display.aspx?articleID=598
(All About Jewish Theatre)

Roger Wagner
(1914-1992)
http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Wagner-Roger.htm

Bruno Walter
(1876-1962)
http://www.brunowalter.org/ (Bruno Walter Memorial Foundation)

Elinor Remick Warren
(1900-1991)
http://www.elinorremickwarren.com/

Meredith Willson
(1902-1984)
http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/willson.html

Steven Witser
(1960-2009)
http://www.laphil.com/philpedia/artist-detail.cfm?id=3372
(LA Phil)



Composers, Musicians - Los Angeles Area, Orange County

Bill Alves
http://www2.hmc.edu/~alves/

Jacki Apple
http://www.jackiapple.com/
_One Word At A Time --
http://www.somewhere.org/NAR/work_excerpts/apple/main.htm
(New American Radio)

Elizabeth Baker
http://www.laphil.com/music/artist_detail.cfm?id=73 (LA Phil)

Margaret Batjer
http://www.usc.edu/schools/music/private/faculty/batjer.php (USC)

John Beal
http://www.composerjohnbeal.com/index2.html

David Benoit
http://www.benoit.com/

John Bergamo
http://www.talmala-bergamo.com/

Jeffrey Bernstein
http://www.pasadenalivingmagazine.com/newpages/Pasadena_Symphony_Jeffrey_Berns.html
(Pasadena Living Magazine)

William Bing
http://www.music.caltech.edu/williambio.html

Elizabeth Blumenstock
http://www.usc.edu/schools/music/private/faculty/blumenst.php (USC)

Roger Bourland
http://www.rogerbourland.com/v2/launch.php

Jenni Brandon
http://www.jennibrandon.com/

Carolyn Bremer
http://www.carolynbremer.com/

Michael Brewster
http://www.acousticsculpture.com/

Jane Brockman
http://www.janebrockman.org/

Jason Robert Brown
http://www.jasonrobertbrown.com/

Benedikt Brydern
http://www.consordino.com

Martin Chalifour
http://www.usc.edu/schools/music/private/faculty/chalifou.php (USC)

Clay Chaplin
http://music.calarts.edu/~cchaplin/

Barbie Chien
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=149827964

Billy Childs
http://www.billychilds.com/

James Conlon
http://www.operaonline.us/conlon_001.htm (OperaOnline.us)

The Concord Ensemble
http://www.concordensemble.com

Donald Crockett
http://www.donaldcrockett.com/

Don Davis
http://www.dondavis.net/

Marcia Dickstein
http://www.debussytrio.com/dickstein.html

Placido Domingo
http://www.placidodomingo.com

Tom Flaherty
http://tomflahertymusic.com/index.php

Stewart Wayne Foster
http://www.concertartists.com/SWF.html
(Phillip Truckenbrod Concert Artists)

Vinny Golia
http://www.ninewinds.com/Artists/golia.html (Nine Winds Records)

Juliana Gondek
http://www.music.ucla.edu/People/Faculty%20bios/JGondek.html (UCLA)

Midori Goto
http://www.gotomidori.com

Allen Robert Gross
http://www.dlwaldron.com/AllenGross.html

Elizabeth Harmetz
http://www.harmetz.com/

Stephen Hartke
http://www.stephenhartke.com/

Earl Howard
http://www.earlhow.com/

Giovanna Imbesi
http://www.tuttomedia.com

Jenny Olivia Johnson
http://www.jennyoliviajohnson.com/

Jeffrey Kahane
http://www.laco.org/artists/1/ (Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra)

Burton Karson
http://www.bmf-cdm.org/performers/conductors.php
(Baroque Music Festival)

John M. Kennedy
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/music/johnkennedy.php (CSULA)

Peter Knell
http://composers21.com/compdocs/knellp.htm (The Living Composers Project)

Amy Knoles
http://www.calarts.edu/faculty_bios/music/faculty/amyknoles/amyknoles (CalArts)

William Kraft
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Kraft (Wikipedia)

Veronika Krausas
http://www.veronikakrausas.com

Michael Lamkin
http://www.scrippscollege.edu/academics/faculty/michael-lamkin.php
(Scripps College)

Anne LeBaron
http://www.annelebaron.com/

Gwendolyn Lytle
http://www.music.pomona.edu/faculty/lytle.shtml (Pomona College)

Ron McFarland
http://www.mcfarlandmusic.com/

Pamela Madsen
http://faculty.fullerton.edu/pmadsen/artisticdirector.html
(CSU Fullerton)

Eric Mellencamp
http://www.ericmellencamp.com/

Mark Menzies
http://www.calarts.edu/faculty_bios/music/faculty/markmenzies/markmenzies (CalArts)

Jorge Mester
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jorge_Mester (Wikipedia)

Maggie Parkins
http://www.eclipsequartet.com/About/about_maggie.htm (Eclipse Quartet)

Sara Parkins
http://www.eclipsequartet.com/About/about_sara.htm
(Eclipse Quartet)

Anthony Parnther
http://www.ocsymphony.org/symphonyprofile.htm
(Orange County Symphony)

Michael Pisaro
http://www.calarts.edu/faculty_bios/music/faculty/michaelpisaro/michaelpisaro
(CalArts)

Elizabeth Pitcairn
http://www.elizabethpitcairn.com/index.asp

Jagan Ramamoorthy
http://www.linkedin.com/in/jaganramamoorthy

Carlos Rafael Rivera
http://riveramusic.net

Vicki Ray
http://www.calarts.edu/faculty_bios/music/faculty/vickiray/vickiray (CalArts)

Steve Roden
http://www.inbetweennoise.com/

David Rosenboom
http://music.calarts.edu/~david/

Rachel Rudich
http://www.rachelrudich.com/index.html

Adam Rudolph
http://www.metarecords.com/adam.html (Meta Records)

Carl St.Clair
http://www.pacificsymphony.org/main.taf?p=5
(Pacific Symphony)

Esa-Pekka Salonen
http://www.laphil.org/resources/performer_detail.cfm?id=1

Steve Schalchlin
http://www.bonusround.com/

Stephen Schultz
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=230596434

Barry Schrader
http://www.barryschrader.com/

Barry Silverman
http://www.southcoastsymphony.org/about_us.php
(South Coast Symphony)

Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith
http://music.calarts.edu/~wls/pages/bio.html (CalArts)

Dorothy Stone
http://www.earunit.org/DorothyStone.htm (Ear Unit)

Steven Stucky
http://www.stevenstucky.com/

Morton Subotnick
http://www.mortonsubotnick.com/

Rajeev Taranath
http://www.rajeevtaranath.com/

Michael Tilson Thomas
http://www.michaeltilsonthomas.com/
_ http://www.schirmer.com/composers/tilson_thomas_bio.html (Shirmer)

Sarah Thornblade
http://www.laco.org/artists/62/

Lao Tizer
http://www.laotizer.com/home.htm

Gary Todd
http://www.cortical.org/
_ http://www.laweekly.com/ink/01/50/music-mostrom.php (article by Tony Mostrom in the LA Weekly)

Mark Trayle
http://music.calarts.edu/~met/

Adriana Verdié de Vas-Romero
http://adrianaverdie.shutterfly.com/

Marty Walker
http://www.earunit.org/MartyWalker.htm(Ear Unit)

Bing Wang
http://www.laphil.com/philpedia/artist-detail.cfm?id=68 (LA Phil)

Nan Harrison Washburn
http://www.nanwashburn.com

Kubilay Üner
http://www.kubilayuner.com

John Williams
http://www.johnwilliams.org/

Daniel Wolf
http://home.snafu.de/djwolf/

Jesse Wright-FitzGerald
http://www.wrightfitzgerald.com

Andrew York
http://www.andrewyork.net/Home.php

Anne Diener Zentner
http://www.laphil.com/philpedia/artist-detail.cfm?id=338
(LA Phil)





Composers, Musicians - Santa Barbara Area

Susan Allen
http://www.ninewinds.com/Artists/allen.html
(Nine Winds Records)

Claudia Anderson
http://www.zawa.org/zawa!info.html (Zawa!)

Clarence Barlow
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_Barlow (Wikipedia)

Henry Brant
http://www.otherminds.org/shtml/Brantpulitzer.shtml (Other Minds)

Helen Callus
http://www.helencallus.com/

Robin Cox
http://www.robincoxensemble.com/bio/index.html (Robin Cox Ensemble)

Joel Feigin
http://www.joelfeigin.com/

Jill Felber
http://jillfelber.googlepages.com
__ http://www.zawa.org/zawa!info.html (Zawa!)

Steven Gross
http://www.ucsbhorns.net/ (UCSB)

Nir Kabaretti
http://www.thesymphony.org/Search.htm (Santa Barbara Symphony)

Steven Kronauer
http://www.music.ucsb.edu/NEW_MUSIC_SITE/FacultyPages/Kronauer.htm (UCSB)

JoAnn Kuchera-Morin
http://www.create.ucsb.edu/~musjkm/

Peter Madlem
http://www.thesymphony.org/PeterMadlem.HTML
(Santa Barbara Symphony)

Heiichiro Ohyama
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heiichiro_Ohyama (Wikipedia)

Susana Poretsky
http://www.susanaporetsky.com

Curtis Roads
http://clang.mat.ucsb.edu/clang/home.html

Geoffrey Rutkowski
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4210690847032893980#

Alex Shapiro
http://www.alexshapiro.org/

Adrian Spence
http://www.cameratapacifica.org/about/pop_bios/spence.html
(Camerata Pacifica)





Composers, Musicians - San Diego Area

Christopher Adler
http://members.cox.net/christopheradler/index.html

Lori Bell
http://www.loribellflute.com/

Fred Benedetti
http://www.odeumguitarduo.com/solo.html

David Borgo
http://music.ucsd.edu/~dborgo/David_Borgo/Home.html

Charles Curtis
http://www.squealermusic.com/catalog/curtis.html
(Squealer)

Anthony Davis
http://www.schirmer.com/default.aspx?TabId=2419&State_2872=2&ComposerId_2872=330
(G. Schirmer)

Mark Dresser
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/musician.php?id=2907 (all about Jazz)

Brent Dutton
http://music.sdsu.edu/newsite/index.php/faculty_bios/dutton (SDSU)

Tom Erbe
http://musicweb.ucsd.edu/~tre/

Kay Etheridge
http://kayetheridge.com/

Kellie Evans-O'Connor
http://music.sdsu.edu/newsite/index.php/faculty_bios/oconnor (SDSU)

Michael Fellinger
http://www.sdsomusicians.org/about/profiles/michaelfellinger.html (SDSO)

Marcos Fernandes
http://www.marcosfernandes.com/

John Fonville
http://roulette.org/noisy/cds/ein014.html (Roulette)

Aleck Karis
http://musicweb.ucsd.edu/people/people.php?cmd=fm_music_directory_detail&query_Full_Name=+Aleck+Karis
(UCSD)

Karen Keltner
http://www.fanfaire.com/keltner/keltnerbio.html (San Diego Opera)

Phillip Larson
http://music.ucsd.edu/people/people.php?cmd=fm_music_directory_detail&query_Full_Name=%20Philip%20Larson&query_Active_Status=Faculty
(UCSD)

Marian Liebowitz
http://www.marianliebowitz.com

Jahja Ling
http://www.sandiegosymphony.com/musicians_jahja.php (San Diego Symphony)

Brian Griffeath-Loeb
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewProfile&friendID=418466020

Colin McAllister
http://www.colinmcallister.com/

Susan Narucki
http://www.susannarucki.net

Laurinda Nikkel
http://music.sdsu.edu/newsite/index.php/faculty_bios/nikkel (SDSU)

Felix Olschofka
http://music.sdsu.edu/newsite/index.php/faculty_bios/olschofka
(SDSU)

Jonathan Piper
http://www.jonathanpiper.com

Roger Reynolds
http://www.rogerreynolds.com/

Jason Robinson
http://www.jasonrobinson.com/

Katharina Rosenberger
http://www.krosenberger.ch

Steven Schick
http://musicweb.ucsd.edu/people/people.php?cmd=fm_music_directory_detail&query_Full_Name=+Steven+Schick
(UCSD)

Kartik Seshadri
http://www.soundingsrecords.com

Ravi Shankar
http://www.ravishankar.org/

Rand Steiger
http://rand.info/

Jeff Thayer
http://www.musicacademy.org/school/faculty-guests/faculty/instrumental-programs/strings/jeff-thayer
(Music Academy of the West)

Randall Tweed
http://www.grossmont.edu/gso/musical_director.asp
(Grossmont College)

Erik Ulman
http://www.potoweb.org/index.html (Poto)

David Ward-Steinman
http://www.tritone-tenuto.com/ward-steinman.htm
(Tritone Press)

Joseph Waters
http://www.josephwaters.com/

Angela Yeung
http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/music/faculty/biography.php?ID=196 (USD)




Composers, Musicians - South Bay, Silicon Valley, Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey Peninsula

Lee Actor
http://www.leeactor.com

Kathryn James Adduci
http://www.music.sjsu.edu/music/faculty-and-staff/dr-kathryn-james-adduci
(SJSU)

Mark Applebaum
http://www.markapplebaum.com/

Giancarlo Aquilanti
http://www.giancarloaquilanti.com/

Janet Averett
http://www.music.sjsu.edu/music/faculty-and-staff/dr-janet-averett
(SJSU)

Richard Bains
http://music.csumb.edu/site/x3510.xml (CSUMB)

Ashwin Batish
http://www.batish.com

John Beeman
http://www.classical-composers.org/comp/beeman
(Classical Composers Database)

Jonathan Berger
http://ccrma.stanford.edu/~brg/

Hans Boepple
http://www.portlandpiano.org/festival/2008/artists/01_hans.html
(Portland Piano)

Craig Bohmler
http://www.craigbohmler.com/

Linda Burman-Hall
http://arts.ucsc.edu/faculty/Burman-Hall/ (UCSC)

Jindong Cai
http://sso.stanford.edu/conductors/ (Stanford Symphony Orchestra)

David Canright
https://home.comcast.net/~dcanright/

Chris Chafe
http://ccrma.stanford.edu/~cc/

Sondra Clark
http://www.sigmaalphaiota.org/home/ComposersBureau/ClarkSondra/tabid/286/Default.aspx (Sigma Alpha Iota)

George Wolfgang Cleve
http://www.midsummermozart.org/2007/abouttheartists.htm (Midsummer Mozart Festival)

Philip Collins
http://www.newmusicworks.org/about_nmw/artistic_director.html (New Music Works)

David Cope
http://arts.ucsc.edu/faculty/cope/

Laura Dahl
http://www.stanford.edu/~fit/

Paul Davies
http://www.foothill.edu/music/davies/ (Foothill College)

Claudia Bloom
http://www.scu.edu/cas/music/facultyandstaff/claudia_bloom.cfm (SCU)

Nancy Bloomer Deussen
http://www.nancybloomerdeussen.com/

Tom Djll
http://www.bayimproviser.com/artistdetail.asp?artist_id=137 (Bay Area Improvisers Network)

Peter Elsea
http://arts.ucsc.edu/EMS/Music/PQE/About_Peter_Elsea.html
(UCSC Electronic Music Studio)

Brian Ferneyhough
http://composers21.com/compdocs/ferneyhb.htm (The Living Composers Project)

Carl Franzen
http://www.carlfranzen.com/

Pablo E. Furman
http://www.music.sjsu.edu/music/faculty-and-staff/dr-pablo-furman (SJ State)

Robin Hansen
http://www.classicalsinger.com/sites/index.php?pt=1&user_id=78647 (Classical Singer)

Robert Hartwell
http://www.foothill.edu/music/hartwell/ (Foothill College)

Alva Henderson
http://www.jessemerlin.com/alva/

Walter B. Hewlett
http://www.ccarh.org/(Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities)
_ http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/author/default.asp?aid=2536 (MIT Press)

Edward Houghton
http://arts.ucsc.edu/faculty/Houghton/index.html (UCSC)

Daniel Hughes
http://www.danielhughesmusic.com/
_ http://www.choralproject.org/Director.html (The Choral Project)

David Evan Jones
http://arts.ucsc.edu/faculty/Jones/

Hi Kyung Kim
http://artsites.ucsc.edu/faculty/Kim/index.html

JungHae Kim
http://www.junghaekim.com

Jason Klein
http://www.saratogasymphony.com/about.html
(Saratoga Symphony)

Mitchell Sardou Klein
http://www.peninsulasymphony.org/conductors.html
(Peninsula Symphony)

Ann Krinitsky
http://www.novavista.org/index.php?page=pages/musicdirector.php (Nova Vista Symphony)

Eric Kujawsky
http://www.redwoodsymphony.org/kujawsky/index.htm (Redwood Symphony)

Teresa McCollough
http://www.teresamccollough.com

Leta Miller
http://artsites.ucsc.edu/faculty/Miller/index.html

Be'eri Moalem
http://www.beeri.org/

Hafez Modirzadeh
http://www.otherminds.org/shtml/Modirzadeh.shtml (Other Minds)

Gwendolyn Mok
http://www.gwendolynmok.com

Henry Mollicone
http://www.henrymollicone.com/

Paul Nauert
http://arts.ucsc.edu/faculty/nauert/ (UCSC)

Pamela Quist
http://www.pamlquist.com

Emily Ray
http://www.missionchamber.org/cat_director.shtml
(Mission Chamber Orchestra)

Jesse Rodin
http://www.cutcircle.com/Rodin.html (Cut Circle)

Sandor Salgo
http://www.stanfordalumni.org/news/magazine/1997/sepoct/departments/saacorner.html
(Stanford Magazine)

Stephen Sano
http://www.stanford.edu/~sano/

Thomas Shoebotham
http://www.paphil.org/thomasshoebotham.html (Palo Alto Philharmonic)

Leland C. Smith
http://www.o-art.org/history/70's/Composers/Smith/NR2Smith.html (Orima)

Patricia Strange
http://payplay.fm/artist/Patricia+Strange (payplay.fm)

Barbara Day Turner
http://www.sjco.org/director.html (San Jose Chamber Orchestra)

Ray Wang
http://wireless.stanford.edu/~rayw/piano.html

James Welch
http://www.welchorganist.com/

William Winant
http://arts.ucsc.edu/faculty/Winant/willie_home.htm

John Wineglass
http://www.johnwineglass.net/mainpage.html




Composers, Musicians - San Francisco, East Bay, Contra Costa, North Bay

Bruce Ackley
http://www.rova.org/about-us/bruce-ackley.html (Rova)

John Adams
http://www.earbox.com/index.html

Steve Adams
http://www.bayimproviser.com/artistdetail.asp?artist_id=10
(Bay Area Improvisors Network)

Jean Ahn
http://www.sejongsociety.org/2006silkroad/bio_jean_ahn.htm
(Sejong Cultural Society)

Mark Alburger
http://sfcco.org/personnel.html
(San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra)

Alexis Alrich
http://www.alexisalrich.com/

Charles Amirkhanian
http://www.otherminds.org/shtml/Amirkhanian.shtml

Sylvia Anderson
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/anderson.aspx
(San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

Elinor Armer
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/armer.aspx
(San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

Robert Ashley
http://www3.uakron.edu/ssma/composers/Ashley.shtml
(Sylvia Smith Archives)

Kenneth Atchley
http://www.katch.com/

John Kendall Bailey
http://www.oebs.org/page/bailey.htm (Oakland East Bay Symphony)

Alexander Barantschik
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/barantschik.aspx (San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

Mason Bates
http://www.masonicelectronica.com

Terrie Baune
http://www.oebs.org/page/roster/baune.html
(Oakland East Bay Symphony)

Dan Becker
http://www.danbecker.org/

Franck Bedrossian
http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/people/franck_bedrossian (CNMAT)

Jenny Bent
https://bent.musicteachershelper.com

Karen Bentley
http://www.kbentley.com/

Mark Berger
http://archive.dailycal.org/article/108855/uc_berkeley_professor_mixes_sound_for_award-winnin (UC Berkeley Daily Cal)

David Bernstein
http://www.mills.edu/academics/faculty/mus/davidb/davidb.php
(Mills College)

Emily Bezar
http://www.emilybezar.com/

Tom Bickley
http://www.myspace.com/tbickley
__ http://www.metatronpress.com/artists/tbickley/

Herbert Bielawa
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/%7ehbielawa/index.html (SFSU)

John Bischoff
http://www.johnbischoff.com/

Joanna Blendurf
http://www.americanbach.org/Artists/BlendulfJoanna.htm
(American Bach Soloists)

The Bobs
http://www.bobs.com/

Robin Bonnell
http://www.ncco.org/orchestra/Bonnell.htm
(New Century Chamber Orchestra)

Grayson Braxton
http://graysonbraxton.blogspot.com/

Charlene Brendler
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=52 (UC Berkeley)

Terrence Brewer
http://www.terrencebrewer.com/

Hope Briggs
http://www.hopebriggs.com/The_Official_Website_of_Soprano_Hope_Briggs/Home.html

Amy Brodo
http://www.oldfirstconcerts.org/artists/651/ (O1C)

George Brooks
http://www.georgebrooks.com/

Chris Brown
http://www.cbmuse.com/

Thomas Buckner
http://www.thomasbuckner.com/

Marcia Burchard
http://www.marinij.com/opinion/ci_3166496
(Marin IJ)

Sarah Cahill
http://www.sarahcahill.com/

Edmund J. Campion
http://www.edmundcampion.com/
_ http://music.berkeley.edu/Campion.html (CNMAT)

Joana Carneiro
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joana_Carneiro
(Wikipedia)

Louise Carslake
http://magnificatbaroque.com/2010-2011/louise-carslake/ (Magnificat)

Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri
http://www.aacm.org/school_faculty_psc.html
(Ali Akbar College of Music)

Eugene Chukhlov
http://www.crowden.org/TCS/faculty/EugeneChukhlov.htm (Crowden)

Karen Clark
http://new.karenrclark.com/

Dmitry Cogan
http://www.oaklandlyricopera.org/BIO_dmitry_Cogan.html
(Oakland Lyric Opera)

Laurie Cohen
http://www.millvalleyphilharmonic.org/home.html
(Mill Valley Philharmonic)

Common Sense
http://www.commonsensecomposers.org

Cindy Cox
http://cacox.com
__ http://ls.berkeley.edu/dept/music/Cox.html

George Cremaschi
http://www.bayimproviser.com/artistdetail.asp?artist_id=33
(Bay Area Improvisers Network)

Alvin Curran
http://www.alvincurran.com/

Beth Custer
http://www.bethcuster.com/

Rebecca Tout d’Alessio
http://clarinet-lessons.blogspot.com

Christy Dana
http://www.christydana.com

Jeff Davis
http://music.berkeley.edu/carillonstaff.html
(The Berkeley Carillon Players)

Timothy Day
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/day.aspx
(San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

Steven Dibner
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/dibner.aspx
(San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

Paul DiMarinis
http://www.well.com/~demarini/

Tom Djil
http://www.bayimproviser.com/artistdetail.asp?artist_id=137
(Bay Area Improvisers Network)

John Dornenburg
http://magnificatbaroque.com/2010-2011/john-dornenburg/ (Magnificat)

Dawn Dover
http://www.violinist.com/directory/bio.cfm?member=ddviolin (Violinist.com)

Paul Dresher
http://www.dresherensemble.org/about/aboutPDBio.html (Paul Dresher Ensemble)

Anna Carol Dudley
http://music.berkeley.edu/dudley.html (UC Berkeley)

Sivan Eldar
http://www.sivaneldar.com/sivan/welcome.html

David Daniel Feinsmith
http://www.otherminds.org/shtml/Feinsmith.shtml (Other Minds)

James Fei
http://www.jamesfei.com

Richard Felciano
http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/people/richard_felciano (CNMAT)

Bruno Ferrandis
http://www.santarosasymphony.com/artistic_staff_bios/bio_bruno_ferrandis.asp
(Santa Rosa Symphony)

Evelyn Ficarra
http://www.evelynficarra.com

Paul Flight
http://www.paulflight.com/Site/Welcome.html

Scott Foglesong
http://www.scottfoglesong.com/

Andrew Frank
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/andrew-frank-1 (UC Davis)

Cynthia Miller Freivogel
http://www.americanbach.org/Artists/FreivogelCynthia.htm
(American Bach Soloists)

Fred Frith
http://www.fredfrith.com

Chris Froh
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/chris-froh (San Francisco Contemporary Music Players)

Pamela Freund-Striplen
http://www.gcplayers.org

Andrea Fullington
http://www.americanbach.org/Artists/FullingtonAndrea.htm (ABS)

Geoffrey Gallegos
http://www.kensingtonsymphonyorchestra.org/music_director.htm
(Kensington Symphony Orchestra)

David Garner
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/garner.aspx (SFCM)

Nolan Gasser
http://www.nolangasser.com/

Robert Geary
http://www.voltisf.org/staff_geary.html (Volti)

Philip Gelb
http://www.philipgelb.com/

Gordon Getty
http://www.loyno.edu/newsandcalendars/release.php?id=111 (Loyola University)

Matthew Goodheart
http://www.matthewgoodheart.com

Greg Goodman
http://www.bayimproviser.com/artistdetail.asp?artist_id=207 (Bay Area Improvisers Network)

Geoffrey Gordon
http://geoffreygordon.com/index.html

David Granger
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/david-granger (UC Davis) David Graves
http://www.classical-composers.org/comp/graves
(Classical Composers Database)

Phillip Greenlief
http://www.evandermusic.com/artist_detail.asp?artist_id=117 (Evander Music)

Lisa Grodin
http://www.crowden.org/TCS/faculty/LisaGrodin.htm (Crowden)

Marcia Gronewold
http://www.marciagronewold.com/

Miles Graber
http://www.crowden.org/TCS/faculty/MilesGraber.htm (Crowden)

Mario Guarneri
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/guarneri.aspx
(San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

Susan Gundunas
http://www.susangundunas.com

Michael Halaas
http://www.birdscanfly.com/

Dawn Harms
http://dawnharms.com/

Richard Harrell
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/harrell.aspx
(San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

David Harrington
http://www.kronosquartet.org/

Katherine Heater
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=64 (UC Berkeley)

Matt Heckert
http://www.mattheckert.com/

Jake Heggie
http://www.jakeheggie.com

Naut Humon
http://www.asphodel.com/artists/view.php?Id=21 (Asphodel)

Zakir Hussain
http://www.momentrecords.com/zakir.html (Moment Records)

Matt Ingalls
http://www.sfsound.org/matt.html/

David Jaffe
http://www.jaffe.com

Jan Jang
http://www.otherminds.org/shtml/Jang.shtml (Other Minds)

Joan Jeanrenaud
http://www.jjcello.org/

Corey Jamason
http://www.sfbach.org/artistic-director (San Francisco Bach Choir)

Alden Jenks
http://www.geocities.jp/jendo_a/index.html

Barry Jekowsky
http://www.barryjekowsky.com

Sara Jobin
http://www.hughkaylor.com/Jobin-Sara-Bio.html (KMI)

Candace Johnson
http://www.cjsings.com/home.php

Peter Josheff
http://www.dresherensemble.org/concertmusic/electroacoustic/performers/peterjosheff.html
(Paul Dresher Ensemble)

Ali Akbar Khan
http://www.aacm.org/school_faculty_aak.html (Ali Akbar College of Music)

Henry Kaiser
http://www.henrykaiser.net/

Bill Kalinkos
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=329 (UC Berkeley)

Michael Kaulkin
http://www.aboutthecomposer.com

Stephen Kent
http://stephenkent.net/

Carla Kihlstedt
http://www.carlakihlstedt.com

Michael and Edith Kimbell
http://www.kimbellmusic.com/

Lucy Carolyn Kinchen
http://www.laney.edu/wp/music/music-faculty/lucy-kinchen/ (Laney College)

Kano Konishi
http://blogs.myspace.com/kanokonishi

Marika Kuzma
http://music.berkeley.edu/Kuzma.html (UC Berkeley)

Kati Kyme
http://sarasamusic.org/aboutus/musician-bios/KatiKyme.shtml (Sarasa Ensemble)

CK Ladzekpo
http://home.comcast.net/~dzinyaladzekpo/index.html

Frank La Rocca
http://www.franklarocca.com/

Cheryl E. Leonard
http://www.allwaysnorth.com/

Kirby Leong
http://www.kirbyleong.com/

Peter Scott Lewis
http://www.lapisisland.com/

Daniel Lockert
http://www.oaklandlyricopera.org/BIO_daniel_lockert.html (Oakland Lyric Opera)

Carla Lucero
http://www.wuornos.org/CARLALUCERO.html (Wuornos)

Ray Lynch
http://www.raylynch.com

Thollem Mcdonas
http://www.thollem.com/
_ http://cdbaby.com/cd/thollem (CD Baby)

Sharon Mann
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/manns.aspx
(San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

Larry Marietta
http://www.crowden.org/CCMC/Faculty/LarryMarietta.htm (Crowden)

Ingram Marshall
http://www.ingrammarshall.com/

Anthony Martin
http://www.crowden.org/CCMC/Faculty/AnthonyMartin.htm (Crowden)

Miya Masaoka
http://www.miyamasaoka.com/

Gilbert Martinez
http://www.musicsources.org/about_who_gilbert.html (MusicSources)

Heather Mathews
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/carolo.aspx

Michael McNabb
http://www.mcnabb.com/music/index.html

Lisa Mezzacappa
http://www.lisamezzacappa.com/

David Milnes
http://ls.berkeley.edu/dept/music/Milnes.html (UC Berkeley)
__ http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/people/david_milnes (CNMAT)

Roscoe Mitchell
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roscoe_Mitchell (Wikipedia)

Andrew Mogrelia
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/mogrelia.aspx (San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

Polly Moller
http://pollymollerjournal.blogspot.com/

Carla Moore
http://www.americanbach.org/Artists/MooreCarla.htm (American Bach Soloists)

Michael Morgan
http://www.oebs.org/page/michael.htm (Oakland East Bay Symphony)

Davitt Moroney
http://music.berkeley.edu/Moroney.html (UC Berkeley)
__ http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Moroney-Davitt.htm (Bach Cantatas)

Lynne Morrow
http://www.pacificmozart.org/view-others?id=25 (PME)

Colin Murdoch
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/murdoch.aspx
(San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

Kent Nagano
http://www.kentnagano.com/

Annie Nalezny
http://www.crowden.org/CCMC/Faculty/AnnieNalezny.htm (Crowden)

Bruce Nalezny
http://www.finepiano.com/bruce_nalezny.html

Alasdair Neale
http://www.alasdairneale.com

Amy X Neuberg
http://www.isproductions.com/amy/

Roger Nixon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Nixon (Wikipedia)
_ http://www.marineband.usmc.mil/learning_tools/hall_of_composers/nixon.htm (US Marine Band)

Larry Ochs
http://www.ochs.cc/

Sarn Oliver
http://sarnoliver.com

Pauline Oliveros
http://paulineoliveros.us/

Rufus Olivier
http://sfopera.com/Profile-Bios/Orchestra/Rufus-Olivier.aspx (SF Opera)

Colm Ó Riain
http://www.wordandviolin.com/wav/bios.html

Nicole Paiement
http://www.nicolepaiement.com/

Chloe Pang
http://www.chloepang.com/bio.html

Maggie Payne
http://www.voxnovus.com/composer/Maggi_Payne.htm (Vox Novus)

Kathy Roberts Perl
http://www.kathyrobertsperl.com

Tim Perkis
http://www.perkis.com/wpc/index.php

Nik Phelps
http://niksprocket.org/

Dan Plonsey
http://www.plonsey.com/

Asher Raboy
http://www.puc.edu/news/archives/2006/asher-raboy-to-direct-the-puc-wind-ensemble
(PUC)

Jane Randolph
http://www.sfcm.edu/faculty/randolph.aspx (SFCM)

Elisabeth Reed
http://www.americanbach.org/Artists/ReedElisabeth.htm
(American Bach Soloists)

Daniell Revenaugh
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE3D8163CF93BA35751C1A961958260
(New York Times)

Belinda Reynolds
http://www.belindareynolds.com/

Gino Robair
http://www.ginorobair.com
__ http://www.rastascan.com/gino.html

Kurt Rohde
http://kurtrohde.com/

Rent Romus
http://www.romus.net/

Karen Rosenak
http://music.berkeley.edu/Rosenak.html (UC Berkeley)

Diana Rowan
http://www.sirenharp.com

Donald Runnicles
http://www.donaldrunnicles.com/

Loren Rush
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loren_Rush (Wikipedia)

Gabriel Sakakeeny
http://www.apsonoma.org/html/our-music-director.html
(American Philharmonic - Sonoma County)

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
http://www.nadjasalernosonnenberg.com

Alexandra Saur
http://www.alexandrasaur.com/index.html

John Schott
http://www.johnschott.com/

Stephen Schultz
http://www.americanbach.org/Artists/SchultzStephen.htm
(American Bach Soloists)

Rebecca Seeman
http://www.rebeccaseeman.com

Laura Serper
http://www.crowden.org/TCS/faculty/LauraSerper.htm (Crowden)

Allen Shearer
http://music.berkeley.edu/ashearer.html (UC Berkeley)

Charles Shere
http://www.shere.org/CS/CSBio.htm

Ruth Kahn Siderman
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=328 (UC Berkeley)

Gang Situ
http://www.kqed.org/arts/programs/spark/profile.jsp?essid=8640 (KQED Spark)

William Skeen
http://www.crowden.org/TCS/faculty/WilliamSkeen.htm (Crowden)

David Slusser
http://www.bayimproviser.com/artistdetail.asp?artist_id=63 (Bay Area Improvisers Network)

Damon Smith
http://www.balancepointacoustics.com/damon.html

Laetitia Sonami
http://www.sonami.net/

Sandra Soderlund
http://people.mills.edu/ssoderl/biography.html (Mills College)

Warren Stewart
http://blog.magnificatbaroque.com

Carl Stone
http://www.sukothai.com/

Nathaniel Stookey
http://www.schirmer.com/Default.aspx?TabId=2419&State_2872=2&composerId_2872=3094 (Schirmer)

Axel Strauss
http://www.axelstrauss.com/

Donald Swearingen
http://www.otherminds.org/shtml/Swearingen.shtml (Other Minds)

Ruth Ann Swenson
http://www.associatedentertainment.com/aec/National-Acts/Music-Category-1/Ruth-Ann-Swenson

Jeffrey Sykes
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=258 (UC Berkeley)

Michel Taddei
http://www.crowden.org/TCS/faculty/MichelTaddei.htm (Crowden)

Jeffrey Thomas
http://www.americanbach.org/JeffreyThomas.htm (American Bach Soloists)

Nadya Tichman
http://www.gualalaarts.org/Groups/Concert/2008-02Tichman-Shapiro.html
(Gualala Arts)

Tanya Tomkins
http://tanyatomkins.com

Ken Ueno
http://www.kenueno.com

Dan VanHassel
http://www.danvanhassel.com

Frederica Von Stade
http://www.fredericavonstade.com/

Deborah Voigt
http://www.deborahvoigt.com/

Narada Michael Walden
http://www.naradamichaelwalden.com

David Wessel
http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/people/david_wessel
_ http://ls.berkeley.edu/dept/music/Wessel.html (CNMAT)

Patricia Whaley
http://www.oebs.org/page/roster/whaley.html (Oakland East Bay Symphony)

Liza White
http://www.lizawhitemusic.com

David Wilson
http://www.philharmonia.org/about/orchestra/david-wilson/
(Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra)

Erling Wold
http://www.erlingwold.com

Alicia Yang
http://www.americanbach.org/Artists/YangAlicia.htm (American Bach Soloists)

Annie Yeh
http://www.annieyeh.com

Michael Ferriell Zbyszynski
http://www.mikezed.com/

Pamela Z
http://www.pamelaz.com

Z'ev
http://wlt4.home.mindspring.com/adventures/articles/zev.htm (Adventures in Sound)

Joe Zitt
http://www.josephzitt.com




Musicians, Composers - Solano, Sacramento, Davis Central Valley,
Gold Country, Mountains, Desert

William Barbini
http://www.csus.edu/music/faculty/barbini.html (CSUS)

Ross Bauer
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/ross-bauer (UC Davis)

Robert Bloch
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/robert-bloch (UC Davis)

Richard Cionco
http://www.csus.edu/music/faculty/cionco.html (CSUS)

Renée Coulombe
http://www.music.ucr.edu/people/faculty/coulombe/index.html
(UC Riverside)

Leo Eylar
http://www.csus.edu/music/faculty/eylar.html (CSUS)

Dan Flanagan
http://www.sacphil.org/dan_flanagan_concertmaster
(Sacramento Philharmonic)

Donald Kendrick
http://www.scholacantorum.com/conductor.html
(Schola Cantorum)

Claudia Kitka
http://www.csus.edu/music/faculty/kitka.html (CSUS)

Mathew Krejci
http://web.pacific.edu/x2348.xml (UOP)

Anna Kruger
http://www.csus.edu/music/faculty/kruger.html (CSUS)

Scott Macomber
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/scott-macomber (UC Davis)

Nancy Metzger
http://www.rcip.com/musicadulce/nancy_metzger.html
(Musica Dulce)

Kenneth Morris
http://www.kennethmorris.com/

Sam Nichols
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/sam-nichols (UC Davis)

Giulio M. Ongaro
http://web.pacific.edu/x30391.xml (UOP)

Pablo Ortiz
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/pablo-ortiz (UCD)

Bob Ostertag
http://bobostertag.com/

Mika Pelo
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/mika-pelo

Lorna Peters
http://www.csus.edu/music/faculty/peters.html

Deborah Pittman
http://www.csus.edu/music/faculty/pittman.html (CSUS)

Rebecca Plack
http://www.rebeccaplack.com

David Ramadanoff
http://www.vallejosymphony.org/Maestro.htm (Vallejo Symphony)

Cassandra Lynne Richburg
http://www.ncco.org/orchestra/Richburg.htm
(New Century Chamber Orchestra)

Terry Riley
http://www.terryriley.com/

Timm Rolek
http://harwood-management.com/rolek.html (Harwood Management)

Jerome Rosen
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/jerome-rosen (UC Davis)

Laurie San Martin
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/laurie-san-martin (US Davis)

Wayne Slawson
http://music.ucdavis.edu/people/wayne-slawson (UC Davis)

Frederick Swann
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Swann (Wikipedia)

William Jay Sydeman
http://www.williamjaysydeman.com/

Kris Tiner
http://www.kristiner.com/

Lisa Weiss
http://www.philharmonia.org/performers/weiss.html
(Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra)

Laurel Zucker
http://www.laurelzucker.com

















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Rock, Pop, Rap, Hip Hop, Soul



Rock - Historical

Sonny Bono
(1935-1998)
http://www.travellady.com/Issues/Issue69/69L-Sony-Bono-Palmsprings.htm
("It's Forever Sonny in Palm Springs!")
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonny_Bono (Wikipedia)

D. Boon
(1958-1985)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._Boon (Wikipedia)

Karen Carpenter
(1950-1983)
http://www.karencarpenter.com/
__ http://www.leadsister.com/index.php (Leadsister.com)

Mama Cass
(1941-1974)
http://www.casselliot.com/

Ray Charles
(1930-2004)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Charles (Wikipedia)

John Cipollina
(1943-1989)
http://www.johncipollina.com

Gene Clark
(1944-1991)
http://www.geneclark.com

Nat King Cole
(1919?-1965)
http://www.natkingcole.com/
__ http://www.gale.com/free_resources/bhm/bio/cole_n.htm (Thomson Gale)

Tommy Collins
(1930-2000)
http://www.rockabillyhall.com/TommyCollins1.html (Rockabilly Hall of Fame)

Michel Colombier
(1939-2004)
http://www.michelcolombier.com/

Papa John Creach
(1917-1994)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papa_John_Creech (Wikipedia)

Bing Crosby
(1903-1977)
http://www.bingcrosby.com
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bing_Crosby (Wikipedia)

Xavier Cugat
(1900-1990)
http://www.spaceagepop.com/cugat.htm (Space Age Pop)

Dennis Danell
(1961-2000)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Danell (Wikipedia)

Sammy Davis, Jr.
(1925-1990)
http://www.sammydavis-jr.com/
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sammy_Davis_Jr. (Wikipedia)

Dennis Doherty
(1940-2007)
http://www.dennydoherty.com/
("Dream a Little Dream, the nearly true history
of the Mamas and the Papas")

Mac Dre
(1970-2004)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_Dre (Wikipedia)

Tom Fogerty
(1941-1990)
http://www.rockabilly.nl/references/messages/tom_fogerty.htm
(by Phil Davies on the Black Cat Rockabilly website)

Jerry Garcia
(1942-1995)
http://jerrygarcia.com/
__ http://www.dead.net/band/jerry-garcia (The Grateful Dead)
__Obituaries for Jerry Garcia
http://www.hoboes.com/pub/Fenario/Jerry/News.html

Bruce Gary
(1951-2006)
http://www.knack.com/brucegary.htm (The Knack)

Keith Godchaux
(1948-1980)
http://www.dead.net/band/keith-godchaux (The Grateful Dead)
__ http://shopping.yimg.com/p:Keith%20Godchaux:1927063877:page=biography (Yahoo)

Frank Allen Howren
(1928-2003)
http://www.thehi-los.com/meet/ (The Hi-Lo's)

Janis Joplin
(1943-1970)
http://www.officialjanis.com/

Arthur Lee
(1945-2006)
http://www.thelovesociety.com/
__ http://www.thelovesociety.com/ (The Love Society)

Ron "Pigpen" McKernan
(1945-1973)
http://www.dead.net/band/ron-pigpen-mckernan (The Grateful Dead)

Henry Mancini
(1924-1994)
http://www.henrymancini.com/

Johnny Mercer
(1909-1976)
http://www.johnnymercerfoundation.com/intro.html (Johnny Mercer Foundation)

Jim Morrison
(1943-1971)
http://www.americanlegends.com/morrison/index.html (American Legends)
__ http://www.thedoors.com/ (The Doors)

Bob Morse
(1923-2001)
http://www.thehi-los.com/meet/ (The Hi-Lo's)

Gram Parsons
(1946-1973)
http://www.gramparsons.com/

John Phillips
(1935-2001)
http://www.papajohnphillips.com
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Phillips_(musician) (Wikipedia)

Billy Preston
(1946-2006)
http://www.billypreston.net/

Louis Prima
(1910-1978)
http://www.louisprima.com/

Steve Rivera (Cartoon)
http://www.brownpride.com/articles/article.asp?a=84 (brownpride.com)

Randy Rhoads
(1956 - 1982)
http://home.flash.net/~ulknatme/

Tupac Shakur
(1971-1996)
http://www.tupacfans.com/bio.php

Dinah Shore
(1916-1994)
http://www.dinahshorefanclub.com/

Frank Sinatra
(1915-1998)
http://www.franksinatra.com/

Skip Spence
(1946-1999)
http://www.salon.com/people/obit/1999/04/19/spence/ (Salon)

Bob Strasen
(1928-1994)
http://www.thehi-los.com/meet/ (The Hi-Lo's)

Richie Valens
(1941-1959)
http://www.ritchievalens.com/

Dino Valenti
(1937-1994)
http://www.dinovalenti.com/
__ http://www.penncen.com/quicksilver/valente/ (Quicksilver)

Vince Welnick
(1951-2006)
http://www.vincewelnick.com
__ http://www.dead.net/band/vince-welnick (Grateful Dead)

Clarence White
(1944-1973)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_White (Wikipedia)

Frank Zappa
(1940-1993)
http://www.zappa.com/warning-page/noflash.html


Rock Bands - Historical

Azteca
http://www.myspace.com/aztecaband

The Bags
http://www.artifixrecords.com/bags.htm
_Alice Bag
http://www.alicebag.com/

The Beau Brummels
http://www.beaubrummels.com/

The Belairs
http://www.pjmoto.com/specialty/vintage.php (Paul Johnson)

Black Flag
http://www.ipass.net/jthrush/rollflag.htm

The Blasters
http://www.davealvin.com/blasters/bbioshort.html

Buffalo Springfield
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_Springfield (Wikipedia)

The Byrds
http://ebni.com/byrds/

Captain Beefheart
http://www.beefheart.com/

Country Joe and The Fish
http://www.well.com/~cjfish/

Creedence Clearwater Revival
http://www.creedence-online.net/ (Creedence Online)

Cruzados
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cruzados (Wikipedia)

The Doors
http://www.thedoors.com/

The Great Society
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Society (Wikipedia)

Isocracy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isocracy_%28band%29 (Wikipedia)

The Jackson 5
http://www.vocalgroup.org/inductees/jackson_five.html
(The Vocal Group Hall of Fame Foundation)

Jan and Dean
http://www.jananddean.com/

Jefferson Airplane
http://www.jeffersonairplane.com/

Paul Johnson
http://www.pjmoto.com/
_Vintage Surf
http://www.pjmoto.com/specialty/vintage.php

Love
http://blogs.usatoday.com/listenup/2006/08/arthur_lee_love.html (Listenup)

The Mamas and the Papas
http://www.rockhall.com/hof/inductee.asp?id=147 (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)

The Minutemen
http://www.theminutemen.com/

Moby Grape
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moby_Grape (Wikipedia)

The Mutants
http://www.sfmutants.com/

N.W.A.
http://www.nwalegacy.com/

Quicksilver Messenger Service
http://www.penncen.com/quicksilver/

Rhythm & Noise
http://undergroundmusiclibrary.blogspot.com/2006/07/rhythm-and-noise-naut-humon-zev.html (Industrial::Music::Library)

The Seeds
http://web.tiscalinet.it/wrongway/sky/

Sonny and Cher
http://www.tvparty.com/sonnycher.html
_Sonny Bono -- http://elvispelvis.com/bono.htm

Spirit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirit_(band) (Wikipedia)


Rock, Pop, Rap, Hip Hop, Soul - Contemporary

5th Battalion
http://www.5thbattalion.com/

The Ace of Cups
http://www.theaceofcups.com

The A.I.M. - Blue Eagle
http://sdam.com/cgi/artists/prpInd?id=1931

Akwid
http://www.akwid.com/

John Allair
http://www.johnallair.com/JohnAllair_May_2009/index.html

Terry Allen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Allen_(country_singer) (Wikipedia)

Dave Alvin
http://www.davealvin.com/blasters/bbioshort.html

Christina Aguilera
http://www.christinaaguilera.com/

Arabian Prince
http://www.myspace.com/arabianprince

Aztlan Nation
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=112849242

Gwen Avery
http://www.gwenavery.net/index2.html

Bad Religion
http://badreligion.com/

The Beach Boys
http://thebeachboys.com/

Jeff Becerra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Becerra (Wikipedia)

Beck
http://www.beck.com/

Tony Bennett
http://www.tonybennett.net/

Marc Biedermann
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Biedermann

Big Brother and the Holding Company
http://www.bbhc.com/

Blackalicious
http://www.blackalicious.com/

Karla Bonoff
http://www.karlabonoff.com/

Terry Bozzio
http://terrybozzio.com

Bracket
http://www.myspace.com/bracket

Jackson Browne
http://www.jacksonbrowne.com

Buckethead
http://www.bucketheadland.com/index_main.html

John Cain
http://johncain.info

Cannibal and the Headhunters
http://www.cannibalandtheheadhunters.com/

Eddie Cano
http://www.spaceagepop.com/cano.htm (Space Age Musicmaker)

Mariah Carey
http://www.mariahcarey.com/splash/index.html

Matthew_Larkin_Cassell
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Larkin_Cassell

Exene Cervenka
http://www.exenecervenka.com/

The Chantays
http://www.jimfacey.com/chantays.htm

Bill Champlin
http://www.billchamplin.net

Cher
http://www.cher.com/

El Chicano
http://www.elchicanomusic.com/

Circle Jerks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circle_Jerks (Wikipedia)

Les Claypool
http://www.lesclaypool.com/

Rosemary Clooney
http://www.rosemaryclooney.com
__ http://www.npr.org/programs/jazzprofiles/archive/clooney.html (NPR)

The Coasters
http://www.thecoasters.com/

Priscilla Coolidge
http://www.walela.com/ (Walela)

Rita Coolidge
http://ritacoolidge.com/index.shtml
___Walela
http://www.walela.com/

Counting Crows
http://www.countingcrows.com/

Creedence Clearwater Revisited
http://www.creedence-revisited.com

David Crosby
http://crosbycpr.com/

Crosby, Stills & Nash
http://www.crosbystillsnash.com/

Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young
http://csny.com/

Cypress Hill
http://www.cypresshill.com/

Dago Braves
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=21877443

Dick Dale
http://www.dickdale.com/

Dead Kennedys
http://www.deadkennedys.com/

Sugar Pie DeSanto
http://www.jasmanrecords.com/index.html (Jasman Records)

Digital Underground
http://www.shockg.com/

Doobie Brothers
http://www.doobiebros.com/

Dr Dre
http://www.dre2001.com/

Bob Dylan
http://www.bobdylan.com

E-40
http://www.e-40.com/

The Eagles
http://www.eaglesband.com/

Exodus
http://www.exodusattack.com/

Fabulous Thunderbirds
http://www.fabulousthunderbirds.com/index2.html

Flipper
http://www.myspace.com/flipper
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flipper_(band) (Wikipedia)

Flipsyde
http://www.flipsyde.com/

Flogging Molly
http://www.floggingmolly.com/

Lysa Flores
http://www.tdrsmusic.com/lysa.htm
(TDRS Music)

John Fogerty
http://www.johnfogerty.com/

Kid Frost - La Raza
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z4tsc1nbWI

David Gans
http://www.trufun.com/
__ http://www.gdhour.com/host.html (The Grateful Dead Hour)

Donna Jean Godchaux MacKay
http://www.heartofgoldband.com
__ http://www.dead101.com/donna.htm (Grateful Dead Timeline)

Goapele
http://www.goapele.com/bio.php

Grateful Dead
http://www.dead.net/

Green Day
http://www.greenday.com

Tommy Guerrero
http://www.tommyguerrero.com/

Sammy Hagar
http://www.redrocker.com/

Terry Haggerty
http://www.terryhaggerty.com

MC Hammer
http://www.myspace.com/mchammer
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MC_Hammer (Wikipedia)

Kirk Hammett
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirk_Hammett (Wikipedia)

Mickey Hart
http://www.mickeyhart.net/

Clay Hawkins
http://www.infinitesymphony.com/

Bonnie Hayes
http://www.bonniehayes.com

Don Henley
http://www.donhenley.com/

Chris Hillman
http://www.chrishillman.com/

David Holster
http://www.sevensouth.com/recordshop/HolsterD/bio.php (Seven South)

Bruce Hornsby
http://www.brucehornsby.com/

Whitney Houston
http://www.whitneyhouston.com/

Robert Hunter
http://www.dead.net/band/robert-hunter (Grateful Dead)

Ice Cube
http://www.icecube.com/

Ice-T
http://www.icet.com/

Iron Butterfly
http://www.ironbutterfly.com/

The Jackson Family
Michael, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Joseph
http://www.jacksonfamily-database.de/ (Jacksons Database - fan site)

Etta James
http://www.etta-james.com/

Joan Jett
http://www.joanjett.com/

JGB
http://www.jgbband.com/blog/

Alvon Johnson
http://www.alvon.org/

Booker T. Jones
http://www.bookert.com/

Rickie Lee Jones
http://www.rickieleejones.com/

Kaura
http://www.kaura.com

John Kay
http://www.steppenwolf.com/

Carole King
http://www.caroleking.com/

King Tee
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Tee (Wikipedia)

Klymaxx
http://www.klymaxx.com/

The Knack
http://www.knack.com/

Bill Kreutzmann
http://www.billkreutzmann.net/

Kris Kristofferson
http://www.kriskristofferson.com
__ http://www.ohboy.com/kris.html (Oh Boy Records)

Ler LaLonde
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ler_LaLonde (Wikipedia)

Bishop Lamont
http://www.bishoplamont.com/

David Lauser
http://www.davidlauser.com/index.html

Phil Lesh
http://www.phillesh.net/

Huey Lewis and the News
http://www.hueylewis.com/

Lil' Rob
http://www.lilrob.com/

David Lindley
http://www.davidlindley.com

Lipstick Conspiracy
http://www.lipstickconspiracy.com/

Litefoot
http://litefoot.com/

Los Lobos
http://www.loslobos.org/site/index.html

Dr. Loco
http://www.drloco.com/

Kenny Loggins
http://www.kennyloggins.com/

Jennifer Lopez
http://www.jenniferlopez.com/

Trini Lopez
http://www.trinilopez.com/home.htm

L-Rey
http://lreymusic.vpweb.com

Lorna Luft
http://www.lornaluft.com

Lyrics Born
http://www.lyricsborn.com

Michael McClure
http://www.mcclure-manzarek.com/manzarek.html

Barry McGuire
http://www.barrymcguire.com/

Roger McGuinn
http://www.ibiblio.org/jimmy/mcguinn/info.html

Scott Mckenzie
http://www.scottmckenzie.info/

Madonna
http://www.madonna.com/

Malo
http://www.malomusic.com/

Ray Manzarek
http://www.mcclure-manzarek.com/manzarek.html

Master P
http://www.trutanksoldiers.com/

Mick Martin and The Blues Rockers
http://www.mickmartinblues.com/

Mellow Man Ace
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mellow_Man_Ace

Barry Melton
http://www.counterculture.net/thefish/

Metallica
http://www.metallica.com/index.asp

Asha Mevlana
http://www.ashamevlana.com

Joni Mitchell
http://jonimitchell.com/

Viggo Mortensen
http://www.viggophile.net/

Hani Naser
http://www.haninaser.com

Graham Nash
http://www.grahamnash.com/

Negativland
http://www.negativland.com/

David Nelson Band
http://www.nelsonband.com/

New Found Glory
http://www.newfoundglory.com/

Randy Newman
http://www.randynewman.com/

Stevie Nicks
http://rockalittle.com

No Doubt
http://www.nodoubt.com/

NOFX
http://www.nofxofficialwebsite.com/

Operation Ivy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ivy_(band)

Orixa
http://cdbaby.com/cd/orixa (CD Baby)

Ozomatli
http://www.ozomatli.com/

Pablo Cruise
http://www.pablocruiseband.com/home.html

Lydia Pense and Cold Blood
http://www.coldblood.biz/

The Persistence
http://www.myspace.com/thepersistence420

P!nk
http://www.pinkspage.com/us/home

Possessed
http://www.myspace.com/666possessed
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Possessed_%28band%29 (Wikipedia)

Primus
http://www.primusville.com/

Rage Against the Machine
http://www.ratm.com/

Psycho Realm
http://www.psychorealmonline.com/

Bonnie Raitt
http://www.bonnieraitt.com/

Red Hot Chili Peppers
http://www.redhotchilipeppers.com/

Road Side Attraction
http://www.roadsideattraction.com/

Rogue Wave
http://roguewavemusic.com/

Linda Ronstadt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linda_Ronstadt (Wikipedia)
__ http://www.ronstadt-linda.com/

Saccharine Trust
http://www.saccharinetrust.com/

Samiam
http://www.myspace.com/samiam

Annie Sampson
http://www.globerecords.com/anniesampson/index.shtml
(Globe Records)

Carlos Santana
http://www.santana.com/frameset.html

Salvador Santana Band
http://www.santana.com/frameset2.html

Laura Satterfield
http://www.walela.com/

Boz Scaggs
http://www.bozscaggs.com

The Section Quartet
http://www.thesection.net

Shredmistress Rynata
http://www.shredmistress.com

Lynn Carey Saylor
http://lynncareysaylor.com

Stephen Stills
http://www.stephenstills.com/

Nancy Sinatra
http://www.nancysinatra.com

Sir Dyno & Darkroom Family
http://www.brownpride.com/latinrap/latinrap.asp?a=sirdyno/index (Brownpride.com)

Sistas in the Pit
http://www.sistasinthepit.com/

Megan Slankard
http://www.meganslankard.com/

Grace Slick
http://www.jeffersonairplane.com/grace.html (Jefferson Airplane)

Sly and the Family Stone
http://www.phattadatta.com/
_ http://www.slystonemusic.com/

Keely Smith
http://arts.enotes.com/contemporary-musicians/smith-keely-biography (eNotes.com)

The Smothers Brothers
http://www.smothersbrothers.com/

Snoop Dogg
http://www.snoopdogg.com/

Social Distortion
http://www.socialdistortion.com/

Sons of Champlin
http://www.sonsofchamplin.com

Sopwith Camel
http://www.sopwithcamel.com/

The Start
http://www.thisisthestart.com/

Steppenwolf
http://www.steppenwolf.com/
_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steppenwolf_(band) (Wikipedia)

Stoneground
http://www.stoneground.us/

Surf City Allstars
http://www.surfcityallstars.com/index.html

The Surfaris
http://thesurfaris.com/

System of a Down
http://www.systemofadown.com/

Tea Leaf Green
http://tealeafgreen.com

Tempest Music
http://www.tempestmusic.com/

Tierra
http://www.tierramusic.com/

Too Short
http://www.tooshortworld.com/

John Trudell
http://www.johntrudell.com

Tower of Power
http://www.towerofpower.com/

The Tubes
http://www.thetubes.com
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tubes (Wikipedia)

Teresa Tudury
http://teresatudury.net

Union 13
http://www.epitaph.com/artists/artist/82

Van Halen
http://www.van-halen.com/

Tom Waits
http://www.tomwaits.com/

Narada Michael Walden
http://www.naradamichaelwalden.com

Walela
http://www.walela.com/

Joe Walsh
http://www.joewalsh.com/

War
http://www.wartheband.com/intro.html

Mike Watt
http://www.hootpage.com/

The Watts Prophets
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Watts_Prophets (Wikipedia)

Bob Weir and ratdog
http://www.rat-dog.com

Brian Wilson
http://www.brianwilson.com/

Wilson Phillips
http://www.wilsonphillipsonline.com/

Winterhawk
http://cdbaby.com/cd/winterhawkmusic (CD Baby)

WithOut Rezervation
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=47718053

Stevie Wonder
http://www.steviewonder.net/

X
http://www.xtheband.com/index.html

Neil Young
http://www.neilyoung.com/













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Bluegrass, Country Western, Bakersfield Sound


Bluegrass, Country Western, Bakersfield Sound - Historical

Gene Autry
(1907-1998)
http://www.geneautry.com/

Chip Dunbar
(d. 2006)
http://bohemian.com/bohemian/02.21.07/chip-dunbar-0708.html (bohemian.com)

Dale Evans
(1912-2001)
http://www.royrogers.com/dale_evans_bio.html
_ http://www.cowgirls.com/dream/cowgals/daleevans.htm (Cowgal's Home on the Web)

Tennessee Ernie Ford
(1919-1991)
http://www.ernieford.com/
_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee_Ernie_Ford (Wikipedia)

Buck Owens
(1929-2006)
http://www.buckowens.com/

Ray Park
(1933-2002)
http://www.cbaontheweb.org/cba_news.asp?newsid=213
(California Bluegrass Association)
_Vern & Ray
http://www.arhoolie.com/titles/524.shtml (Arhoolie)

Don Rich
(1941-1974)
http://www.slidestation.com/Don%20Rich/Don%20Rich.htm (Tribute)
__ http://www.rissystreasures.com/heehaw/don.htm (Tribute)

Roy Rogers
(1911-1998)
http://www.royrogers.com/
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Rogers (Wikipedia)

Wynn Stewart
(1934 -1985)
http://www.wynnstewart.com/

Vern Williams
(d. 2006)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/10/BAGS4JBSQB1.DTL (San Francisco Chronicle)
__Vern & Ray
http://www.arhoolie.com/titles/524.shtml (Arhoolie)

Bill Woods
(1924-2000)
http://www.rockabillyhall.com/BillWoods1.html (Rockabilly Hall of Fame)



Bluegrass, Country Western, Bakersfield Sound - Contemporary

Alhambra Valley Band
http://www.alhambravalleyband.com/

Caren Armstrong
http://www.carenarmstrong.com/

Bare Foot Nellies
http://www.barefootnellies.com

Bean Creek Bluegrass
http://www.beancreekbluegrass.com/

Mike Beck
http://www.mikebeck.com

Ray Bierl
http://www.raybierl.com/

Blame Sally
http://www.blamesally.com/

Bluegrass Intentions
http://bluegrassintentions.com/

Border Radio
http://www.border-radio.com/

Monty Byrom
http://www.montybyrom.com/

Cabin Fever
http://www.cabinfeverbluegrass.com/index.html

California
http://www.thunderation.com/Artists/California/

California Cowboys
http://www.californiacowboys.com/

Dan Crary
http://www.dancrary.com/

Joe Craven
http://www.joecraven.com/index.html

Diana and the Yes Ma'ams
http://www.doowaaa.com/

The Dillards
http://www.the-dillards.com/

Doug Dillard
http://hillbillyhollywood.com/dougdillard/
(Hillbilly Hollywood)

Due West
http://www.duewest.com/

Barry and Annie Ernst - Ain't Misbehavin'
http://barryandannie.com/

Bill Evans
http://www.nativeandfine.com/

Peter Feldmann and the Very Lonesome Boys
http://www.bluegrasswest.com/verylb.htm (Bluegrass West)

Peter Feldmann & The Pea Patch Quintet
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/feldmann (CD BABY)

Victoria George
http://www.victoriageorgemusic.com/index.html

David Grisman
http://www.acousticdisc.com/dgq_splash.html

Merle Haggard
http://www.merlehaggard.com/

High Country
http://highcountrybluegrass.com/

J. D. Hobbs
http://www.a1artists.net/artists/jdhobbs/

Rita Hosking
http://ritahosking.com/

Hot Buttered Rum
http://www.hotbutteredrum.net

Ferlin Husky
http://www.ferlinhusky.com/

Houston Jones
http://www.houstonjones.com/

Jimmy Chickenpants
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=282610848

The Kathy Kallick Band
http://www.kathykallick.com/

Keystone Crossing
http://www.carltone.com/kc.html

Keystone Station
http://www.carltone.com/ks.htm

Kris Kristofferson
http://www.kriskristofferson.com

Lariats of Fire
http://www.benevolent-tech.com/ee/index.php/LoF/home/

Laurie Lewis
http://www.laurielewis.com/

Lighthouse
http://www.waynerice.com/lighthouse/

David Lindley
http://www.davidlindley.com/index.html

Kenny Loggins
http://www.kennyloggins.com/

Loggins and Messina
http://www.logginsandmessina.com/

Leroy Mack
http://www.leroymack.com/

The Maddox Brothers & Rose
http://www.cowgirls.com/dream/cowgals/maddox.htm (Cowgirl's Dream)

Rose Maddox
http://www.rockabillyhall.com/MaddoxRoseTRIB.html (Rockabilly Hall of Fame)

Mercury Dimes
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=62989578

Michael Mendelson
http://www.slidingscalemusic.com/

Jim Messina
http://www.jimmessina.com/

Gene Moles
http://www.rockabillyhall.com/bakersfieldtales.html (Rockabilly Hall of Fame)

Joni Morris
http://jonimorris.com/index.html

Michael Martin Murphey
http://www.michaelmartinmurpheymusic.com

Josh Needleman
http://www.joshneedleman.net/

New Riders of the Purple Sage
http://www.nrpsmusic.com/

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
http://www.nittygritty.com/

David Parmley and Continental Divide
http://www.davidparmleyandcontinentaldivide.com/Personnel%20Pg.htm

Herb Pedersen
http://www.herbpedersen.com/home.html

The Pine Needles
http://www.myspace.com/thepineneedles

Poco
http://www.poconut.com/

Andy Rau Band
http://www.andyrauband.com/

Wayne Rice
http://www.kson.com/bluegrass/ (KSON)

Roadoilers
http://www.sonic.net/~mdrayton/roadoilers/

Sandy Rothman
http://www.well.com/user/smarcus/sr/Sandy.html

Tom Rozum
http://www.tomrozum.com/

Sidesaddle & Co.
http://www.sidesaddleandco.com/

Red Simpson
http://www.virtualtruckroute.com/music_simpson.html (The Virtual Truck Route)

Sons of the San Joaquin
http://www.thesons.com/

Sourdough Slim
http://www.sourdoughslim.com/

Stairwell Sisters
http://www.stairwellsisters.com/

The Stardust Cowboys
http://stardustcowboys.com/

Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin
http://www.oldtimemusic.org/stecher.html

Terra Nova
http://www.terranovatunes.com/

Eric and Suzy Thompson
http://www.bluegrassintentions.com/ericandsuzy.htm

Three Mile Grade
http://www.threemilegrade.com/

Thunderation Music
http://thunderation.com/default.htm

True Blue
http://www.truebluegrass.com/

The Warblers
http://www.carltone.com/warblers.html

The Waybacks
http://www.waybacks.com/

Joyce Woodson
http://joycewoodson.com/index.html





Bluegrass, Country Western, Bakersfield Sound - Festivals and Organizations

American River Music Festival (Columa)
http://www.americanrivermusic.org

Ashkenaz (Berkeley)
http://www.ashkenaz.com/

Bluegrass Association of Southern California
http://www.socalbluegrass.org/bascinfo.html

Bluegrass for the Greenbelt (Kensington)
http://www.greenbelt.org/getinvolved/events/bluegrass/index.html

Bluegrass West
http://www.bluegrasswest.com/index.html

Brookdale Bluegrass Festival (Santa Cruz Mountains)
http://www.brookdalebluegrass.com

California Bluegrass Association - Grass Valley Bluegrass Festival<
http://www.cbaontheweb.org/
_California Bands --
http://www.cbaontheweb.org/bands.aspx

Carltone Music
http://www.carltone.com

Freight & Salvage (Berkeley)
http://www.thefreight.org/

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (San Francisco)
http://www.strictlybluegrass.com/

Huck Finn's Jubilee (Victorville)
http://www.huckfinn.com/

Humboldt Hills Hoedown
http://www.mateel.org/humhoedown.php

Northern California Bluegrass Society
http://www.scbs.org/

Old-Time Fiddlers' Convention and Festival (Santa Barbara)
http://fiddlersconvention.org/dpage.php?page_id=1

Redwood Bluegrass Associates
http://www.rba.org/

San Diego Bluegrass Society
http://www.socalbluegrass.org/sdbsinfo.html

San Francisco Blue Grass & Old-Time Festival
http://www.sfbluegrass.org/

Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association
http://www.scvfa.org/index.shtml

Strawberry Music Festival (Yosemite)
http://www.strawberrymusic.com/home.asp

Studio E (Sebastopol)
http://www.northbaylive.com/

Summergrass San Diego
http://www.summergrass.net/





Folk, Native, Chicano, Salsa, Celtic, Calypso, Reggae
Zydeco, Klezmer, Polka, and More

Folk Musicians - Historical

Francisco Aguabella (1925 - 2010)
http://www.franciscoaguabella.com
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francisco_Aguabella (Wikipedia)

Hoyt Axton
(1938-1999)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoyt_Axton (Wikipedia)

Richard Fariña
(1937-1966)
Mimi Fariña
(1945-2001)
http://www.richardandmimi.com

Xavier Cugat
(1900-1990)
http://www.spaceagepop.com/cugat.htm (Space Age Pop)

Nicholas England
(1921-2003)
http://articles.latimes.com/2003/sep/27/local/me-england27 (LA Times)

Woody Guthrie
(1912-1967)
http://www.woodyguthrie.org/biography.htm

Lalo Guerrero
(1916-2005)
http://markguerrero.net/8.php

Johnny Horton
(1925-1960)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Horton

Babatunde Olatunji
(1927-2003)
http://www.olatunjimusic.com

Utah Phillips
(1935-2008)
http://www.utahphillips.com/

Malvina Reynolds
(1900-1978)
http://www.harvardsquarelibrary.org/unitarians/reynolds.html

Charles Seeger
(1886-1979)
http://www.peteseeger.net/charless.htm

Robert Donovan Thomas
(1938-1993)
http://www.institutefortraditionalstudies.org/rdt.html (ITS)
_ http://rtgarden.com/toad/atoad.htm (rtgarden)

Floyd Red Crow Westerman
(1936-2007)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floyd_Red_Crow_Westerman (Wikipiedia)

Kate Wolf
(1942-1986)
http://www.katewolf.com
__ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Wolf (Wikipedia)



Folk, Salsa, Calypso, African, Reggae, Zydeco, Klezmer, Polka, and More

African Music Ensemble (UC Berkeley)
http://music.berkeley.edu/performance/ensemble/african.php

Marc Anthony
http://www.marcanthonyonline.com/

ASWAT
http://www.zawaya.org/aswat.html

Audrey Auld
http://www.audreyauldmezera.com/

Francis Awe and the Nigerian Talking Drum Ensemble
http://www.nitade.com/html/info1.html

Aurora Mandolin Orchestra
http://auroramandolin.com/

Aux Cajunals
http://www.bluegrassintentions.com/auxcajunals.htm

Joan Baez
http://www.joanbaez.com/

Ashwin Batish
http://www.batish.com/ashwin/

Harry Belafonte
http://www.belafonte-asiteofsites.com/

Fernando Benadon - Argentina
http://www.ferbenadon.com/

Big Lou
http://www.accordionprincess.com/

Black Song and Poetry (Contra Costa College)
http://www.contracosta.cc.ca.us/BSAP/index.html

Karla Bonoff
http://www.karlabonoff.com/

Christine Bonner
http://www.unclerob.com/index.html (Rainbow Music Company)

Border Radio
http://www.border-radio.com/

Brass Menažeri - Balkan Romani, Bay Area
http://brass.menazeri.com/

Los Californios, Alta California Orchestra - early California
http://www.institutefortraditionalstudies.org/californios.html

Los Californios - Mexican-era California, San Diego
http://www.beardshampoo.com/Loscalifornios/index.html

Sandii Castleberry
http://www.sandiicastleberry.com/default.htm

Gladys "Bobi" Cespedes
http://www.bobicespedes.com/

Chaskinakuy - Edmond Badoux and Francy Vidal - Andean music, Santa Rosa
http://www.chaskinakuy.com/
_"Music of the Andes"
http://www.chaskinakuy.com/education.htm

Chico Band
http://www.chicoband.com/

Chico Bavarian Band
http://www.bavarianband.org

Lucia Comnes
http://www.luciacomnes.com/ontheway.html

Conquista Musical
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/conquista (CD Baby)

Ry Cooder
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry_Cooder (Wikipedia)

Stevie Coyle
http://www.steviecoyle.com

Cuban Cowboys
http://www.cubancowboys.com/

Cumbeley - Colombian music, Los Angeles
http://cdbaby.com/cd/cumbeleyjoecumbe (CD Baby)

Bob Dylan
http://www.bobdylan.com/index.html

Kenny Edwards
http://www.kennyedwards.com/

Ellis Island Old World Folk Band
http://www.musikers.com/

Bill Evans
http://www.nativeandfine.com/

Ernie Lee Fischbach
http://www.institutefortraditionalstudies.org/elf_music_history.htm

William Florian
http://www.florianmusic.com

Fotia - Greek, San Francisco
http://www.fotiamusic.com/

Fua Dia Congo
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=57221558933

Funky Nixons
http://www.directaction.org/nixon/pic2.html

Gator Beat
http://www.gatorbeat.com/

Nina Gerber
http://www.ninagerber.com/

German-American Brass Band of Southern California
http://www.alemanniamusic.org/dab.html

Jesus Diaz
http://www.bombomusic.com/html/qba.html
(Bombo Music)

Kelly Fitzgerald
http://www.kellyfitzgerald.net

Tito Gonzalez
http://www.titoysusondecuba.com

Geoffrey Gordon
http://geoffreygordon.com/index.html

Kraig Grady - North American Embassy of Anaphoria Island
http://www.anaphoria.com

Pete Grant
http://www.petegrant.com

Keith Greeninger
http://www.keithgreeninger.com/

Haunted by Waters
http://xdot25.com/artists/haunted.html (Xdot25)

Linda Hirschhorn
http://www.lindahirschhorn.com/

Hollywood Klezmer
http://www.hollywoodklezmer.com/

Joshua Horowitz
http://www.rainloresworldofmusic.net/Artists/Artists_E-K/Horowitz_Joshua.html
(Rainlore's World of Music)

Hyim
http://www.hyimvibe.com/

Jonah and the Whalewatchers
http://www.jonahreggae.com/

The Kingston Trio
http://www.kingstontrio.com/

Klez California
http://www.klezcalifornia.org

Klezmorim
http://klezmo.com

Kwashi
http://africanmusic.org/artists/kwashi.html (Afircan American Music Encyclopedia)

CK Ladzekpo
http://home.comcast.net/~dzinyaladzekpo/index.html

Georges Lammam Ensemble
http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.channel&contributorid=9737701

Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca
http://www.makinaloca.com/

The Los Angeles-St. Petersburg Russian Folk Orchestra
http://www.russianstrings.com

L-Rey
http://lreymusic.vpweb.com

Country Joe McDonald
http://www.countryjoe.com/

Barry McGuire
http://www.barrymcguire.com/

Roger McGuinn
http://www.ibiblio.org/jimmy/mcguinn/info.html

Malo - Latin Rock
http://www.malomusic.com/

Rebeca Mauleón
http://www.rebecamauleon.com

Joni Mitchell
http://jonimitchell.com/

Maria Muldar & Her Louisana Hot Band
http://www.mariamuldaur.com/

Naser Musa
http://www.nasermusa.net

Hani Naser
http://www.haninaser.com

Nattergal
http://www.bluerose.karenlmyers.org/MusiciansNattergal.html

Holly Near
http://www.hollynear.com/

New Christy Minstrels
http://www.thenewchristyminstrels.com/

NOKA - Basque, Chino
http://www.chinoka.com/

Valerie Orth
http://www.valerieorth.com

John Pappas - Greek
http://www.greekfolkmusicanddance.com/index.php
(Greek Folk Music & Dance)

La Pena Commnity Chorus
http://www.lapenachorus.org/

Queen Ida - Zydeco
http://www.tradarts.com/qi/qi.html (Traditional Arts Services)

Jagan Ramamoorthy
http://www.spundana.org

Oscar Reynolds
http://www.karumanta.com/index.html

Ramón Romero
http://cdbaby.com/cd/rromero2 (CD Baby)

SambaDá
http://www.sambada.com/

San Francisco Taiko Dojo
http://www.taikodojo.org/

San Jose Taiko
http://www.taiko.org

Tom Schnabel
http://www.netropolitan.org/schnabel/tommain.html (Artsconversations)

Terry Scott
http://www.terryscott.net/index.html

Pellejo Seco
http://www.pellejoseco.com

Eliyahu Sills and Qadim
http://www.eliyahusills.com

Mariee Sioux
http://www.grassrootsrecordco.com/artists/mariee_sioux.html
(Grass Roots Record Co)

Sweet Crude Bill
http://www.sweetcrudebill.com/

Taikoproject
http://www.taikoproject.com/

Tawanda muChinyakare
http://www.chinyakare.com

Tour de France
http://keithmusic.com/TdF.html

Ivan Varimezov - Music of the Balkans ensemble
http://www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu/people/varimezi.htm

Vocolot
http://www.vocolot.com/

Vox Maids
http://www.voxmaids.com/

Tom Waits
http://www.tomwaits.com/

Elisabeth Waldo
http://www.elisabethwaldomusic.com

Ya Elah
http://magnatune.com/artists/ya_elah (Magnatune)

Miena Yoo - Korean
http://www.mienayoo.com/

Pegi Young
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=177299645

Daniel Zamalloa - music of Peru, Andes
http://www.danielzamalloa.com/home.html



American Indian

Jesse Edwin Davis (Kiowa)
(1944-1988)
http://theband.hiof.no/albums/ululu.html (The Band)

Floyd Red Crow Westerman
(1936-2007)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floyd_Red_Crow_Westerman (Wikipedia)


The A.I.M. - Blue Eagle
http://sdam.com/cgi/artists/prpInd?id=1931

Sharon Burch (Navaho)
http://www.hanksville.org/jpoet/burch.html

Priscilla Coolidge
http://www.walela.com/ (Walela)

Rita Coolidge
http://ritacoolidge.com/index.shtml

Jeremy Goodfeather
http://www.myspace.com/jeremygoodfeather

Frank LaPena (Wintu)
http://oyate.manykites.org/artists/lapena43/lapena06.html (Oyate)

John-Carlos Perea
http://www.myspace.com/johncarlosperea

Redbird Giving
http://www.redbirdgiving.com

Redbone
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redbone_(band) (Wikipedia)

Laura Satterfield
http://www.walela.com/ (Walela)

Mariee Sioux
http://www.grassrootsrecordco.com/artists/mariee_sioux.html
(Grass Roots Record Co)

John Trudell (Santee Sioux)
http://www.johntrudell.com

Walela (Cherokee)
http://www.walela.com/

Winterhawk
http://cdbaby.com/cd/winterhawkmusic (CD Baby)

Johnny Whitehorse
http://johnnywhitehorse.com/

Mary Youngblood (Seminole and Aleut)
http://www.maryyoungblood.net

Linda Yamane (Rumsian Ohlone, Monterey)
http://www.oyate.com/artists/yamani27/yamani06.html (Oyate)


American Indian Trading Company (Calistoga)
http://www.aitcoc.com

Gathering Tribes (Berkeley)
http://www.gatheringtribes.com/


Celtic

John McLean Allan
http://www.bagpipetamer.com/

Avalon Rising
http://www.avalonrising.com/

Patrick Ball
http://www.patrickball.com/

Black Irish Band
http://www.blackirish.com/

Bog Savages
http://www.bogsavages.com/

David Brewer
http://www.mollysrevenge.com/davidbio.shtml
(Molly's Revenge)

The Browne Sisters and George Cavanaugh
http://www.brownesisters.com/

Danny Carnahan
http://www.dannycarnahan.com/

Chris Caswell
http://www.caswellharps.com

William Coulter
http://www.williamcoulter.com/

Culann's Hounds - Irish American Roots Music
http://www.sfhounds.com/

Peter Daldry
http://www.peterdaldry.com/

Dennis Doyle - Celtic Harp
http://english.glendale.edu/doyle.a.html

Driving with Fergus
http://www.drivingwithfergus.com

Éamonn and the Ravens
http://www.myspace.com/eamonnandtheravens

The Fenians
http://www.thefenians.com/flashintro.html

Robin Flower and Libby McLaren
http://www.flowerandmclaren.com

Alasdair Fraser - Scottish Fiddler, Nevada City
http://www.alasdairfraser.com/

Joann Gilmartin
http://www.glasgowgirl.com/

Anne Goess
http://anne.goess.org/Site/Fiddle.html

Golden Bough
http://www.goldenboughmusic.com/

Hugh
http://www.hughmusic.com/home.html

Alan J. Keith
http://www.keithmusic.com/

Paul Machlis
http://www.culburnie.com/artists/machlis.htm (Culburnie)

The Marin Irish Ceili
http://www.marinirishmusic.com

Neil O'Neill
http://www.neiloneill.org/

Sean O’Nuallain
http://events.berkeley.edu/?event_ID=40961&date=2011-03-17&tab=all_events

Melanie O'Reilly
http://www.mistletoemusic.com/

Men of Worth
http://www.menofworth.com

Molly's Revenge
http://www.mollysrevenge.com

Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers
http://www.thefiddlers.com/home.html

Pladdohg
http://www.pdogmusic.com/

Plaid Attitude
http://www.plaidattitude.com

Prince Charles Pipe Band
http://www.pcpb.org/

The Pub Scouts
http://web.mac.com/pubscouts/THE_PUB_SCOUTS/THE_PUB_SCOUTS.html

Colm Ó Riain
http://www.wordandviolin.com/wav/bios.html

Clarelynn Rose
http://www.heartwoodmusic.com/

Gordon Rustvold
http://www.gordonrustvold.com/

San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
http://www.sfscottishfiddlers.org/

Sligo Rags
http://www.sligorags.com

Standing Stones
http://www.standingstones.com

Tempest
http://www.tempestmusic.com/

Tipsy House - traditional Irish music
http://www.tipsyhouse.com/

John Trimble
http://www.marinij.com/ci_13406997 (Marin IJ)

Wake the Dead
http://www.wakethedead.org/

Wicked Tinkers
http://www.wickedtinkers.com/


Chicano/a

Eddie Cano
(1927-1988)
http://www.descarga.com/cgi-bin/db/archives/Profile47

Danny Flores
(1929-2006)
http://www.xispas.com/blog/2006/09/tequila-singer-danny-flores-rip.html

Lalo Guerrero
(1916-2005)
http://markguerrero.net/8.php

Don Tosti
(1923-2004)
http://cemaweb.library.ucsb.edu/tosti_news.html (CEMA)

Richie Valens
(1941-1959)
http://www.ritchievalens.com/


Ersi Arvizu
http://www.myspace.com/ersiarvizu

Los Cenzontles
http://www.themockingbirds.info/index.php

El Chicano
http://www.elchicanomusic.com/

Los Compas
http://www.loscompas.com/

Ry Cooder
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry_Cooder (Wikipedia)

Cruzados
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cruzados (Wikipedia)

Lila Downs
http://www.liladowns.com/

La Familia Peña-Govea
http://www.loscompas.com/
_Miguel Govea
http://www.loscompas.com/

Mark Guerrero
http://markguerrero.net/main.php

Tommy Guerrero
http://www.tommyguerrero.com/

Los Lobos
http://www.loslobos.org/site/index.html

Dr. Loco
http://www.drloco.com/

Trini Lopez
http://www.trinilopez.com/home.htm

Malo
http://www.malomusic.com

Mariachi Cardenal de Stanford
http://www-leland.stanford.edu/group/mariachi/

Mariachi Divas
http://www.mariachidivas.com/

Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano
http://www.corporateartists.com/loscamperosnaticano.html (The Bazel Group)

Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles
http://www.reynadelosangeles.com/

Carmencristina Moreno
http://www.carmencristina.com/

Nativadad Cano
http://www.laobserved.com/archive/2006/12/mariachi_gets_some_respec.php (LA Observed)

Ozomatli
http://www.ozomatli.com/

Linda Ronstadt
http://www.ronstadt-linda.com/

Jerry Salas
http://www.jerrysalas.com/

Poncho Sanchez
http://www.ponchosanchez.com/flashed.html

Quetzal
http://www.myspace.com/quetzal

Carlos Santana
http://www.santana.com/frameset.html

Sol de Mexico
http://www.soldemexicoonline.com

Suenos
http://cdbaby.com/cd/suenos

Tierra
http://www.tierramusic.com/

Las Tres
http://www.alicebag.com/lastres.html

Danny Valdez
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/ida/daniel.html (Stanford)


Folk, Native, Chicano/a, Salsa, Celtic, Calypso, Reggae, Zydeco, Klezmer, Polka, and More - Organizations and Venues

Arhoolie
http://www.arhoolie.com/

Armando's (Martinez)
http://armandosmartinez.com

Ashkenaz (Berkeley)
http://www.ashkenaz.com/

Bread and Roses
http://www.breadandroses.org/

Becketts Irish Pub (Berkeley)
http://www.beckettsirishpub.com/

California Friends of Louisiana French Music
http://www.californiafriends.org/

California Traditional Music Society
http://www.ctmsfolkmusic.org/

Caltech Folk Music Society
http://folkmusic.caltech.edu/

Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center (San Pablo)
http://www.loscenzontles.com/

Chicano Music Chronicles(CRN)
http://www.chicanomusicchronicles.com

Culburnie Records
http://culburnie.com/

The Dance Palace (Point Reyes Station)
http://www.dancepalace.org/event.html

Down Home Music
http://www.downhomemusic.com/

Eternal Groove Productions
http://eternalgroove.net/

Flag of Freedom Productions
http://www.flagoffreedom.com/

Folk Music Center & Museum (Claremont)
http://www.folkmusiccenter.com/index.php

Freight & Salvage (Berkeley)
http://www.thefreight.org/

Grass Roots Record Co (Nevada City)
http://www.grassrootsrecordco.com

Huck Finn Jubilee (Victorville)
http://www.huckfinn.com/

Gourd
http://www.gourd.com/

Hen House Studios
http://www.henhousestudios.com/

The Institute for Traditional Studies
http://www.itsArt.org

Jewish Music Festival (Berkeley)
http://www.jewishmusicfestival.org/

Karibbean City (Oakland)
http://karibbeancity.com/

Korean Music Festival (Los Angeles)
http://www.koreanmusicfestival.com

McCabe's Guitar Shop (Santa Monica)
http://www.mccabes.com/

McGrath's Pub (Alameda)
http://www.mcgrathspub.com/

Molly Malones (Los Angeles)
http://www.mollymalonesla.com

Music Research Institute
http://www.music-research-inst.org/

Northern California Spelmanslag
http://www.norcalspelmanslag.org/

Oakland Scottish Highland Games
http://www.dunsmuirgames.com/

The Ojai Concert Series
http://www.ojaiconcertseries.com/

Pirkadat - Hungarian Music and Dance in San Diego
http://www.pirkadat.org

The Plough and Stars (San Francisco)
http://www.theploughandstars.com/

Polish Music Center (USC)
http://www.usc.edu/dept/polish_music/

Rancho Nicasio
http://www.ranchonicasio.com/

San Francisco Folk Music Club
http://www.sffmc.org/

San Francisco Free Folk Festival
http://www.sffolkfest.org/2007/index.html

Santa Monica Traditional Folk Music Club
http://www.santamonicafolkmusicclub.org/

Scottish Highland Games - The Caledonian Club Of San Francisco
http://www.caledonian.org/games.html

sfcelticmusic.com/
http://www.sfcelticmusic.com/

Starry Plough Pub (Berkeley)
http://www.starryploughpub.com/

Strawberry Music Festivals (Yosemite)
http://strawberrymusic.com/home.asp

West Coast Musician Referral Service
http://www.institutefortraditionalstudies.org/its_musician_referral.html

X DOT 25 Music
http://xdot25.com/index.htm

Zawaya
http://www.zawaya.org/index.html











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Blues


Blues Musicians - Historical

Buddy Ace
(1936-1994)
http://www.soulbluesmusic.com/buddyace.htm (Soul Blues Music)

Charles Brown
(1922-1999)
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/806/Charles_Brown_was_a_smooth_blues_singer
(The African American Registry)

Ray Charles
(1930-2004)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Charles (Wikipedia)

Pee Wee Crayton
(1914-1985)
http://afgen.com/crayton.html (The Bluesmen and Women)

Papa John Creach
(1917-1994)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papa_John_Creech (Wikipedia)

Floyd Dixon
(1929-2006)
http://www.floyddixon.com/

Lowell Fulson
(1921-1999)
http://www.john-meekings.co.uk/lfulson.html
(blues and Two J's website)

John Lee Hooker
(1917-2001)
http://www.virginrecords.com/hooker/ (Virgin Records)

Ivory Joe Hunter
(1914-1974)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivory_Joe_Hunter
(Wikipedia)

Pork Pie Phillips
(1948-2006)
http://www.the-blindman.com/porkpie.htm

Lou Rawls
(1933-2006)
http://www.lourawls.com/

Cool Papa Sadler
(1935-1994)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haskell_Robert_Sadler

George "Harmonica" Smith
(1924-1983)
http://www.blindpigrecords.com/index.cfm?section=artists&artistid=57

René Solis
http://www.sfblues.net/ReneSolis/index.html (Blind Pig Records)

"Big Mama" Thornton
(1924-1984)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Mama_Thornton (Wikipedia)

T-Bone Walker
(1910-1975)
http://www.rockhall.com/hof/inductee.asp?id=206 (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)

Mercy Dee Walton
http://www.arhoolie.com/titles/369.shtml (Arhoolie)

Johnny "Guitar" Watson
(1935-1996)
http://www.soulwalking.co.uk/Johnny%20Guitar%20Watson.html (soulwalking)



Blues Musicians - Contemporary

Aunt Kizzy'z Boyz
http://www.auntkizzyzboyz.com

Gwen Avery
http://www.gwenavery.net/index2.html

Phil Berkowitz
http://www.philberkowitz.com/

Big Belly Blues Band
http://www.chumpchange.com/index.php/roster/big-belly-blues-band.html
(Chumpchange)

Big Bones
http://www.bigbonesblues.com/

Elvin Bishop
http://www.alligator.com/index.cfm?section=artists&artistid=21
(Alligator Artists

The Blues Burners
http://www.bluesburners.com/index.html

The Blues Monsters
http://www.thebluesmonsters.com

Rick Boogs
http://www.rickboggs.com/

Barry Big B Brenner
http://www.bigbbrenner.com/

Cafe R&B
http://www.caferandb.com/

Caravan of All Stars
http://www.bayareabluessociety.net/caravanofallstars.html

Tia Carroll
http://www.tiacarroll.com/

Tommy Castro Band
http://www.tommycastro.com/

The Coasters
http://www.angelfire.com/mn/coasters/

Cowboy Surfer (Stu Shulman)
http://seedlessrecords.com/
__ http://cdbaby.com/cd/cowboysurfer2 (CD Baby)

Debbie Davies
http://www.debbiedavies.com/

Delta Wires
http://www.deltawires.com/htm/index.htm

Sugar Pie DeSanto
http://www.jasmanrecords.com/index.html (Jasman Records)

Shane Dwight
http://www.shanedwight.com/

Margie Evans
http://www.los-angeles-music-week.com/music.html (Los Angeles Music Week)

Fabulous Thunderbirds
http://www.fabulousthunderbirds.com/index2.html

Willie G
http://www.willieg.com/home.html

Roy Gaines
http://www.roygaines.com/

Geree
http://www.gereeandthegroove.com/

Hollis Gilmore
http://www.southsidela.net/4.html (South Side Records)

Graywolf Blues Band
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=195676803

Guitar Mac
http://www.guitarmac.com/

James Harman
http://www.jamesharman.com

Edwin Hawkins
http://www.myspace.com/edwinhawkins

Johnny Heartsman
http://www.vh1.com/artists/az/heartsman_johnny/artist.jhtml (VH1)

Michael Hawkeye Herman
http://www.hawkeyeherman.com/

Archie Lee Hooker Jr.
http://www.bluesdejour.com/Archie/Archie_Lee_Hooker.html

Mark Hummel
http://www.markhummel.com/

Etta James
http://www.etta-james.com/

Alvon Johnson
http://www.alvon.org/

Juke Joint Band
http://www.jukejointband.com/

Candye Kane
http://www.candyekane.com/

Lady Bianca
http://www.ladybianca.com/

Lady Star
http://www.ladystarblues.com/

Jimmy McCracklin
http://www.jimmymccracklin.com/

John Mayall
http://www.johnmayall.com/

The Mannish Boys
http://www.themannishboys.com

Mick Martin and The Blues Rockers
http://www.mickmartinblues.com/

Gary Mendoza Band
http://www.garymendozaband.com/

Amos Milburn
http://www.amosmilburn.com/

Coco Montoya
http://www.cocomontoya.com/

Charlene Moore
http://www.charlenemoore.com

Barbara Morrison
http://www.barbaramorrison.com/

Gail Muldrow
http://www.gailmuldrow.com/

Charlie Musselwhite
http://www.charliemusselwhite.com/

Mark Naftalin
http://www.bluespower.com/

Nite Cry
http://www.nitecry.com/home.html

Henry Oden
http://www.henryoden.com

Johnny Otis
http://www.johnnyotisworld.com/

Lydia Pense
http://www.coldblood.biz/

Lara Price
http://www.laraprice.com/

Red Beans & Rice
http://www.redbeans.com/

Rev. Rabia
http://www.associatedentertainment.com/aec/Music/Blues/Rev-Rabia
(Associated Entertainment)

Kenny Blue Ray
http://www.myspace.com/kennyblueray

Sonny Rhodes
http://www.sonnyrhodes.net

Annie Sampson
http://www.globerecords.com/anniesampson/index.shtml
(Globe Records)

Boz Scaggs
http://www.bozscaggs.com

Mighty Mike Schermer
http://www.mighty-mike.com/

E.C. Scott
http://www.ecscott.com/

B. J. Sharp
http://www.bjsharp.com/

South Side Slim
http://www.southsidela.net/slim/

JL Stiles
http://www.jlstiles.com/new/web/

Angela Strehli
http://www.mc-records.com/html/angela_strehli.html (M. C. records)

Earl Thomas
http://www.earlthomasmusic.com/

Tower of Power
http://www.towerofpower.com/

Joe Louis Walker
http://joelouiswalker.com/

Donnie Williams
http://www.chumpchange.com

Smokey Wilson
http://www.blindpigrecords.com/index.cfm?section=artists&artistid=65 (Blind Pig Records)

Wingnut Adams Blues Band
http://www.wingnutblues.com/

Rusty Zinn
http://www.baddaddy.com/artists_zinn.html (Bad Daddy)



Blues Festivals, Clubs, and Organizations

Arhoolie
http://www.arhoolie.com/

The Bay Area Blues Society
http://www.bayareabluessociety.net/newhome2.html

Biscuits and Blues (San Francisco)
http://www.biscuitsandblues.com/

Blakes on Telegraph (Berkeley)
http://www.blakesontelegraph.com/

Blind Pig Records
http://www.blindpigrecords.com

Blues by the Bay (Eureka)
http://www.bluesbythebay.org/index2.html

Boom Boom Room (San Francisco)
http://www.boomboomblues.com/

Central Valley Blues Festival (Merced)
http://www.centralvalleybluesfestival.com/

Central Valley Blues Society
http://www.cvblues.org/

Coloma Blues Live!
http://colomablueslive.com/

Doheny Blues Festival (Dana Point)
http://www.omegaevents.com/dohenyblues/default.asp

Golden Gate Blues Society
http://www.tggbs.org

Hayward-Russell City Blues Festival
http://www.bayareabluessociety.net/haywardrussellcity.html

JJ's Blues (San Jose)
http://www.jjsblues.net/

Monterey Blues Festival
http://www.montereyblues.com/

Pasadena Blues Festival
http://www.pasadenabluesfestival.com/

Rancho Nicasio
http://www.ranchonicasio.com/

Redwood City Blues Jam
http://www.rwcbluesjam.com/home.cfm

Sacramento Blues Society
http://www.sacblues.com/index.php

The Saloon (San Francisco)
http://www.sfblues.net/Saloon.html

San Francisco Blues Festival
http://www.sfblues.com/

Santa Barbara Blues Society
http://www.sbblues.org/index.html

SFblues.net
http://www.sfblues.net/index.html

Slim's (San Francisco)
http://www.slims-sf.com/content.shtml

Sonoma County Blues Festival
http://www.sonomacountyfair.com/

South Side Records
http://www.southsidela.net/
South Side Slim, Mary Dukes, Hollis Gilmore,
J.T. Ross, South Side Slim,
Harmonica Shah, Smokey Wilson

Southern California Blues Society
http://www.socalblues.org

Uptown (Oakland)
http://www.uptownnightclub.com/

Virtual Oakland Blues and Jazz
http://7thstreet.org/




Jazz


Jazz Musicians - Historical

Louie Bellson
(1924-2009)
http://louiebellson.info/home.html

Beryl Booker
(1923-1978)
http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/article.cfm?archiveDate=10-18-05&storyID=22562
(Berkeley Daily Planet)

Eddie Cano
(1927-1988)
http://www.descarga.com/cgi-bin/db/archives/Profile47

Hoagy Carmichael
(1899-1981)
http://www.hoagy.com/bio.htm#

Nat King Cole
(1919?-1965)
http://www.nat-king-cole.org/ (Nat King Cole Society)
_ http://www.gale.com/free_resources/bhm/bio/cole_n.htm (Thomson Gale)

Michel Colombier
(1939-2004)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michel_Colombier (Wikipedia)

Curtis Counce
(1926-1963)
http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:5zkqoawabijm~T1 (allmusic)

Junius Courtney
http://juniuscourtneybigband.com/about.html

Paul Desmond
(1924 - 1977)
http://www.puredesmond.ca/

Ella Fitzgerald
(1917-1996)
http://www.ellafitzgerald.com/

Dexter Gordon
(1923-1990)
http://www.dextergordon.com

Vince Guaraldi
(1928-1976)
http://www.spaceagepop.com/guaraldi.htm (Space Age Musicmaker)

Earl Hines
(1903-1983)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Hines (Wikipedia)

Bill Johnson
(1872-1972)
http://www.redhotjazz.com/johnson.html
(The Red Hot Jazz Archive)

Sid LeProtti
(b. 1886)
http://www.sftradjazz.org/sid2.html
(San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation)

Susannah McCorkle
(1946-2001)
http://susannahmccorkle.home.mindspring.com/bioSM.html

Henry Mancini
(1924-1994)
http://www.henrymancini.com/

"Jelly Roll" Morton
(1890-1941)
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_morton_jelly_roll.htm (Jazz - PBS)

"Kid" Ory
(1886-1973)
http://www.redhotjazz.com/ory.html (Red Hot Jazz Archive)

Charlie Mingus
(1922-1979)
http://www.mingusmingusmingus.com/
_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Mingus (Wikipedia)

Turk Murphy
(1915-1987)
http://www.sftradjazz.org/collection.html (San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation)

Peacock Melody Strutters
http://www.sftradjazz.org/peacock.html (San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation)

Hal Stein
http://www.halsteinjazz.com/

Horace Tapscott
(1934-1999)
http://www.posi-tone.com/tapscott/

Art Tatum
(1909-1956)
http://www.duke.edu/~njh3/index.html

Cal Tjader
(1925-1982)
http://www.spaceagepop.com/tjader.htm
(Space Age Musicmaker)
__ http://www.caltjader.com/

Mel Tormé and the Mel-Tones
(1925-1999)
http://www.singers.com/jazz/vintage/meltones.html (singers.com)
_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel_Torm%C3%A9 (Wikipedia)

Joe Zawinul
(1932-2007)
http://www.zawinulmusic.com/

Lu Watters
(1911-1989)
http://www.parabrisas.com/d_wattersl.php (Solid!)


Jazz Musicians - Contemporary

Acoustic Jazz Quartet
http://www.acousticjazzquartet.com/

Gerald Albright
http://www.geraldalbright.com

Howard Alden
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Alden (Wikipedia)

Herb Alpert
http://www.herbalpert.com/

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
http://www.tijuanabrass.com/

Scott Amendola
http://www.scottamendola.com

Keith Andrew
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/musician.php?id=16040
(All About Jazz)

Ernie Andrews
http://www.ernieandrews.com/

Peter Apfelbaum
http://www.peterapfelbaum.com/

Roy Ayers
http://www.royayers.com/

Nicolas Bearde
http://www.nicolasbearde.com

Bill Bell
http://www.jazzprofrecords.com/

Fernando Benadon
http://www.ferbenadon.com/

Wayne Bergeron
http://www.waynebergeron.com/home.html

Will Bernard
http://www.willbernard.com/default.htm

Lisa Bernstein aka Lisa B
http://www.lisabmusic.com/
__ http://www.myspace.com/lisablisabernstein

Emily Bezar
http://www.emilybezar.com/

William Bing
http://www.music.caltech.edu/williambio.html

Terence Blanchard
http://www.terenceblanchard.com/

Wil Blades
http://www.wilblades.com/main.html

Blue Street Jazz Band
http://www.bluestreetjazzband.com/

Jason Bodlovich,
http://www.jasonbodlovich.com

Sandra Booker
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/musician.php?id=5179
(All About Jazz)

Bob Boss
http://jazz.sdsu.edu/faculty/boss (SDSU)

Alison Brown
http://www.alisonbrown.net/

Anthony Brown
http://www.anthonybrown.org/index.htm

Dave Brubeck
http://dave-brubeck.com/

Clora Bryant
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clora_Bryant (Wikipedia)

Alex Budman
http://www.alexbudman.com/

Kenny Burrell
http://www.vervemusicgroup.com/kennyburrell (Verve)

John Cain
http://johncain.info

Gilbert Castellanos
http://www.myspace.com/gilbertcastellanos

Craig Chaquico
http://www.craigchaquico.com/

Billy Childs
http://www.billychilds.com/

Buddy Collette
http://www.buddycollette.com/
_ http://www.npr.org/programs/jazzprofiles/archive/collette.html (NPR Jazz Profiles)

Contemporary Jazz Orchestra
http://www.alexbudman.com/cjo/index.htm

Paul Contos
http://www.dciny.org/2009-guest-artists/paul-contos.html
(Distinguished Concerts International New York)

Joyce Cooling
http://www.joycecooling.com/

Junius Courtney Big Band
http://juniuscourtneybigband.com/

Crosspulse
http://www.crosspulse.com

S. Kwaku Daddy
http://www.skwaku.com/

Christy Dana
http://www.christydana.com

Don Davis
http://www.dondavis.net/

Anna de Leon
http://www.annasjazzisland.com/CD.html

Mz Dee
http://www.mzdee.com

Rosanne Drago
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/rosannedrago

Mark Dresser
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/musician.php?id=2907 (all about Jazz)

George Duke
http://www.georgeduke.com/

Echo Beach Band
http://www.echobeachband.com/

Taylor Eigsti
http://www.tayjazz.com

Pete Escovedo
http://www.peteescovedo.com/home.html

Kevin Fellezs
http://facultyexperts.ucmerced.edu/Faculty/SSHA/Fellezs/Kevin/

Broun Fellinis
http://www.myspace.com/brounfellinis

Bruce Forman
http://www.bruceforman.com/

Mimi Fox
http://www.mimifoxjazzguitar.com/

Full Spectrum Jazz
http://www.fsjazz.com/

Vinny Golia
http://www.ninewinds.com/Artists/golia.html (Ninewinds Records)

David Gonzalez
http://www.sfjazzmex.com/

Paul Gormley
http://www.talkingdogmusic.com/ (Talking Dog Music)

Jerry Grant - Nujazz Alternative
http://www.nujazzalternative.com/mainpage.html

Phillip Greenlief
http://www.evandermusic.com/artist_detail.asp?artist_id=117 (Evander Music)

Lloyd Gregory
http://riovida.net/channels/multi-kulti/lloyd/lloyd_gregory_official.asp

Chico Hamilton
http://www.joyousshout.com/

Herbie Hancock
http://www.herbiehancock.com/

John Handy
http://www.johnhandy.com

High Sierra Jazz Band
http://www.highsierrajazzband.com/

Holly Hofmann
http://www.hollyhofmann.com/

Red Holloway
http://www.redholloway.com/

Lena Horne
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/horne_l.html
(PBS American Masters

Bobby Hutcherson Quartet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Hutcherson (Wikipedia)

Incendio
http://www.incendiomusic.com/

Paul Ingram Trio/Quartet
http://www.monsterjazz.org

Frank Jackson
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/musician.php?id=1236 (all about jazz)

Etta James
http://www.etta-james.com/

Natasha James
http://www.natashajames.com

Jazz Mafia
http://www.jazzmafia.com

Noel Jewkes
http://www.noeljewkes.com/

Stompy Jones
http://www.stompyjones.com/

Henry Kaiser
http://www.henrykaiser.net/

Robert Kyle
http://www.robertkyle.com/

Jennifer Leitham
http://www.jenniferleitham.com/

Tony Lindsay
http://www.tonylindsay.com

Aaron Lington Quintet
http://www.aaronlington.com/

Kitty Margolis
http://www.kittymargolis.com/

Eddie Marshall
http://www.eddiemarshall.com/

Hirth Martinez
http://www.hirthmartinez.com/

Rebeca Mauleón
http://www.rebecamauleon.com

Myra Melford
http://www.myramelford.com

Roscoe Mitchell
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roscoe_Mitchell (Wikipedia)

Maria Muldar & Her Louisana Hot Band
http://www.mariamuldaur.com/

Kim Nalley
http://www.kimnalley.com/

Mo'Rockin Project
http://www.morockinproject.com/home.html

James Newton
http://www.jamesnewtonmusic.com

The Night Blooming Jazzmen
http://www.nightbloomingjazzmen.com

Oakland Jazz Choir
http://www.oaklandjazzchoir.com/

Melanie O'Reilly
http://www.mistletoemusic.com/

BJ Papa
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/musician.php?id=13791 (all about jazz)

Kat Parra
http://www.katparra.com

John Carlos-Perea
http://www.myspace.com/johncarlosperea

Denise Perrier
http://www.wireonfire.com/deniseperrier/deniseperrierhome.html

Quartet San Francisco
http://www.quartetsanfrancisco.com

Raul Ramirez
http://raulramirezmusic.com/bio.php

Joyce Randolph
http://www.joycerandolph.com/

Phil Ranelin
http://www.ranelin.com/

Joshua Redman
http://www.emeraldev.net/

Nika Rejto
http://www.nikarejto.com/

Lee Ritenour
http://www.leeritenour.com/

Dante Roberson
http://www.pearldrum.com/artists/all-artists.aspx?id=232 (Pearl)

Rent Romus
http://www.romus.net/ (Edgetone Records)

Darryl Rowe
http://www.rowemusic.com/

Patrice Rushen
http://www.patricerushen.com/

RWH & The Jazz Triad
http://www.rwhthejazztriad.com

Joe Sample
http://www.vervemusicgroup.com/joesample (Verve Records)

Richard Simon
http://www.ufo-bass.com/

San Andreas Singers
http://sanandreassingers.com/

John Santos
http://www.johnsantos.com/

Bob Schulz
http://www.bobschulzjazz.com/

Khalil Shaheed
http://www.morockinproject.com/bios.html

Jack Sheldon
http://www.jacksheldon.com/

Richard Simon
http://www.ufo-bass.com/

Sister Swing
http://www.sisterswing.com/index.html

Damon Smith
http://www.balancepointacoustics.com/damon.html

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
http://www.lavaysmith.com

René Solis
http://www.renesolis.com/

Sons and Daughters of Lite
http://www.dustygroove.com/item.php?id=6yjczmcvtc (Dusty Grove)

SoVoSo
http://www.sovoso.com/

Bud Spangler
http://www.spangbang.com/

"Reb" Spikes
http://www.blacknla.com/news/prnews/0123Jazz.asp (BlackNLA)

Mary Stallings
http://www.jazzwest.com/directory/members/mary_stallings.html (JazzWest)

Tierney Sutton
http://www.tierneysutton.com

Kris Tiner
http://www.kristiner.com/

Lao Tizer
http://www.laotizer.com/home.htm

Hideaki Tokunaga
http://japaneseguitarist.com/

Trio M
http://www.myspace.com/triom

David Valdez
http://davidvaldez.blogspot.com

Mike Vax
http://www.mikevax.net/

Claudia Villela and Ricardo Peixoto
http://www.claudiavillela.com

Baron von Remmel
http://www.baronvonremmel.com/home

Narada Michael Walden
http://www.naradamichaelwalden.com

Cathi Walkup
http://www.cwalkup.com/

E.W. Wainwright
http://www.africanrootsofjazz.com/resume.html (African Roots of Jazz)

Ernie Watts
http://www.erniewatts.com/

Paula West
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/musician.php?id=1573 (All About Jazz)

The West Valley Jazz Orchestra
http://www.westvalleyjazz.com/

Howard Wiley
http://www.howardwiley.com/

Al Williams Jazz Society
http://www.alwilliamsjazzsociety.com/

Jessica Williams
http://www.jessicawilliams.com/

Gerald Wilson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Wilson (Wikipedia)

Mike Wofford
http://www.mikewofford.com/

Bill Yeager
http://jazz.sdsu.edu/faculty/yeager
(San Diego State)


Jazz Festivals, Clubs and Organizations

Anna's Jazz Island (Berkeley)
http://www.annasjazzisland.com/

Armando's (Martinez)
http://www.armandosmartinez.com

The Baked Potato (Studio City)
http://www.thebakedpotato.com/

Berkeley Jazz Festival
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Berkeley-Jazz-Festival/138766982814748

Black Hat Records
http://www.blackhatrecords.com/

Catalina Bar and Grill (Hollywood)
http://www.catalinajazzclub.com/

Central Avenue Jazz Festival (Los Angeles)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Avenue_Jazz_Festival (Wikipedia)

Charlie O's (Valley Glenn)
http://www.charlieos.com/

Club Anton (Oakland)
http://www.clubanton.com/

Comcast San Jose Jazz Festival
http://www.sanjosejazz.org/festival2008/home.html

Cotati Jazz
http://www.cotatijazz.com/

Fifth Stream Music
http://www.anthonybrown.org/fifth_stream.html

Folsom Jazz Festival
http://folsommusic.org

Friends of Big Band Jazz
http://www.bigbandjazz.net

Hangtown Jazz Jubilee (Placerville)
http://www.hangtownjazzjubilee.com/index.html

Healdsburg Jazz Festival
http://www.healdsburgjazzfestival.org

Jazz at Filoli (Woodside)
http://www.filoli.org/index.html

The Jazz Bakery (Los Angeles)
http://www.jazzbakery.com/

Jazz Mafia
http://www.jazzmafia.com/

Jazzaffair (Three Rivers)
http://www.jazzaffair.info/

Jazzschool (Berkeley)
http://www.jazzschool.com/

JazzWest.com/
http://www.jazzwest.com/
_JazzWest Directory
http://www.jazzwest.com/directory/index.htm

JP Jazz Entertainment Group
http://www.jpjazz.com/

Knitting Factory (Hollywood)
http://www.knittingfactory.com/index.php

Long Beach Jazz Festival
http://www.longbeachjazzfestival.com/LBJF2007/index.html

Los Angeles Jazz Society
http://www.lajazz.org/

Monterey Jazz Festival
http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org/

North Beach Jazz Festival
http://nbjazzfest.com/

Oaktown Jazz Workshops
http://www.oaktownjazz.org/index.html

Pasadena Jazz Institute
http://www.pasjazz.org/

Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival
http://www.facebook.com/RussianRiverFestivals

Sacramento Music Festival
http://www.sacjazz.com/

Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society
http://www.sacjazz.org/

San Diego Thanksgiving Dixieland Jazz Festival
http://www.dixielandjazzfestival.org/festival.html

San Diego Jazz Party
http://www.sdjp.org/index.shtml

San Francisco Jazz Festival
http://www.sfjazz.org

San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation
http://www.sftradjazz.org/

San Jose Jazz
http://www.sanjosejazz.org

Santa Barbara Smooth Jazz Festival
http://santabarbarasmoothjazzfestival.com/

Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation
http://www.sbvocaljazz.org/

SF Noir
http://www.sfnoir.org/

Sonoma Jazz
http://www.sonomajazz.org/

Stanford Jazz Festival
http://www.stanfordjazz.org/events/festival.html

Stanford Jazz Workshop
http://www.stanfordjazz.org/

Steamers (Fullerton)
http://www.steamerscafe.com/

Sweet & Hot Jazz Festival (Los Angeles)
http://www.sweethot.org/

Sweetwater (Mill Valley)
http://millvalley.patch.com/articles/sweetwater-music-hall-set-to-open-this-month

Vaca Jazz Society
http://www.vacajazzsociety.org/

Yoshi's (Oakland)
http://www.yoshis.com/

Zoey's Cafe (Ventura)
http://www.zoeyscafe.com/


Gospel, Sacred Music


Gospel, Sacred Music - Historical

Rev. James Cleveland
(1932-1991)
http://www.jcchorus.com/RevCleveland.htm
(The James Cleveland Gospel Chorus)

Tennessee Ernie Ford
(1919-1991)
http://www.ernieford.com/
_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee_Ernie_Ford (Wikipedia)

Bessie Griffin
(1922-1989)
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/1928/Mahalias_protg_Bessie_Griffin
(The African American Registry)

Pilgrim Travelers
http://afgen.com/pilgrim.html (Traditional Gospel Music)

Clara Ward
(1924-1973)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clara_Ward (Wikipedia)



Choirs, Sacred, Spirit - Contemporary

Lenore Alford
http://www.lenorealford.com

Angeles Chorale
http://www.angeleschorale.org

Galina Barskaya
http://www.emersonuuc.org/ministries/choir.htm
(Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church)

Gary Bonner
http://www.bonnermusic.com/

Kimasi Browne
http://www.apu.edu/music/faculty/kbrowne/ (Azusa Pacific University)

Cabrillo Symphonic Chorus(Aptos)
http://www.topsy.org/chorus/

California Baptist University Choir & Orchestra
http://www.calbaptist.edu/music/default.aspx?id=526
_ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjBXHaXpzUg (audio on YouTube)

California International Choral Festival (San Luis Obispo)
http://www.californiachoral.org/

The California Lutheran University Choir
http://www.callutheran.edu/schools/cas/programs/music/tour/about.php

Cantor Ilene Keys
http://www.jewishsf.com/content/2-0-/module/displaystory/story_id/1922/edition_id/29/format/html/displaystory.html (Jewish News Weekly)

Chanticleer (San Francisco)
http://www.chanticleer.org/

Choir of St. James (St. James' in the City)
http://www.saintjamesla.org/default.aspx?Id=50&subId=68

Chora Nova (Berkeley)
http://www.choranova.org/

Chorus Breviarii (San Diego)
http://sandiegooratorians.blogspot.com/

The Contra Costa Chorale
http://www.ccchorale.org/

Dan Damon
http://www.damonstuneshop.com/record.htm

Rudy De Vos
http://www.catholicvoiceoakland.org/2009/08-10/inthisissue3.htm
(Catholic Voice of Oakland)

East Bay Anointed Voices
http://www.ebav.net/

George A. Emblom
http://cdsp.edu/faculty_detail.php?id=4(Church Divinity School of the Pacific)

Robert Fabing, S.J.
http://www.jrclosaltos.org/About/spiritualdirectors/fabing.html (Jesuit Retreat Center)

Faithful Central Bible Church Music Ministries
http://www.faithfulcentral.com/index2_11.php

Stewart Wayne Foster
http://www.concertartists.com/SWF.html
(Phillip Truckenbrod Concert Artists)

Paul Gibson
http://paulgibsonmusic.com/

Greater Los Angeles Cathedral Choir
http://www.glaccsings.com/

Greek Orthodox Church Annunciation Choir (Sacramento)
http://www.annunciation.ca.goarch.org/ministries/choir.php

Jeanette Gross - Sacred Hebrew Chant
http://www.sacredhebrewchant.com/

Hawkins Family and the Love Center Choir
http://hawkinsmusiclive.blogspot.com/

James Earle Hines
http://www.gospelflava.com/reviews/jamesearlehines.html (Gospelflava.com)

Robert M. Istad
http://www.iucc.org/music_ministry.html
(Irvine United Congregational Church)

Richard Kaplan
http://www.kaplanmusic.com/

Donald Kendrick
http://www.scholacantorum.com/conductor.html
(Schola Cantorum)

The Lucy Kinchen Chorale
http://cdbaby.com/cd/lkchorale (CD Baby)

The Lian Ensemble
http://www.lianrecords.com/index.html

Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale
http://www.lazc.org/home/

L-Rey
http://lreymusic.vpweb.com
__Martin Cantu
http://www.martincantu.com/Martins_Testimoney.html

Barry McGuire
http://www.barrymcguire.com/

Ken Malucelli
http://www.kenmalucelli.com

Larry Marietta
http://www.crowden.org/CCMC/Faculty/LarryMarietta.htm (Crowden)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Choir (San Diego)
http://www.mlkccsd.org/

Hazaan Keith Miller
http://www.km-synagogue.org/aboutus_leaders_cantor.html
(Kehillat Ma'arav, The Westside Congregation)

Charlene Moore
http://www.charlenemoore.com/

Wyant Morton
http://www.callutheran.edu/schools/cas/faculty_profile.php?minor_id=25&profile_id=87
(California Lutheran University)

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
http://www.oigc.org/

The Opus Handbell Ensemble (Modesto)
http://www.opushandbell.org/

Pasadena Presbyterian Church Music Program
http://www.ppc.net/music/homemusic.html

Philippine Chamber Singers
http://www.pcsla.org

Rise
http://risefan.com/

James Roberson
http://www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu/people/roberson.htm (UCLA)

St. Albans Choir (St. Albans Episcopal Church, Los Angeles)
http://www.stalbanswestwood.com/choir.htm

St. Mark's Choir (St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley)
http://www.stmarksberkeley.org/music.html

Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra
http://www.sacramentochoral.com/index.html

San Diego Chorus
http://www.sdchorus.org/

San Diego Women's Chorus
http://www.sdwc.org/

Saint Cecilia Productions (San Diego)
http://www.saint-cecilia.com/index.php

Santa Barbara Quire of Voyces
http://www.sbcc.edu/music/website/choir/qv.main.htm

Saved By Grace - USC
http://www-scf.usc.edu/~gospel/

Schola Adventus (Church of the Advent of Christ the King, San Francisco)
http://www.advent-sf.org/schola_adventus.htm

Schola Cantorum (Sacred Heart Church, Sacramento)
http://www.scholacantorum.com

Soli Deo Gloria
http://www.sdgloria.org/

Southern California Morman Choir
http://www.socalmormonchoir.org/

The Spirit Chorale of Los Angeles
http://www.spiritchorale.com/

Stanford Gospel Choir
http://www.stanfordgospelchoir.com/

Frederick Swann
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Swann (Wikipedia)

Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir
http://www.culturalheritagechoir.com/

UC Berkeley Gospel Choir
http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2005/04/21_gospel.shtml

Voices of Musica Sacra (Walnut Creek)
http://www.vmschorus.org/

Vox Musica (Sacramento)
http://www.voxmusica.net/

James Welch
http://www.welchorganist.com/

Welsh Choir of Southern California
http://www.welshchoir.com/

Westwood Presbyterian Church Music Ministry
http://www.westwoodpres.org/music.html

Don Lee White
http://www.csudh.edu/adsmm/dlwhite.htm (ADSMM)

Doniel Mark Wilson
http://music.berkeley.edu/people/profile.php?person=174



Gospel - Contemporary

Eddie Baltrip & Fulfillment
http://www.alliantmusicgroup.com/eddieb1.html (Alliant)

Victor Bell and Halel
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=83445319

Daryl Coley
http://www.gospelflava.com/articles/darylcoley2.html
(GospelFlava.com)
_ http://www.metroactive.com/papers/metro/11.30.95/coley-9548.html(Metroactive)

Mary Dukes
http://www.southsidela.net/2.html

East Bay Anointed Voices
http://www.ebav.net/

John Fluker
http://www.johnfluker.com/

GODFEAR Movement
http://www.godfearmovement.com/

Gospel Hummingbirds
http://www.berkeleyagency.com/html/gospel.html (The Berkeley Agency)

Sherrie Keys
http://www.sherriekeys.com

The Gospel Travelers
http://www.kqed.org/arts/programs/spark/profile.jsp?essid=4410 (KQED)

Virginia Groce-Roberts
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=292621776

Edwin Hawkins
http://www.myspace.com/edwinhawkins

Walter Hawkins
http://www.walterhawkins.org

Debra Henderson
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=163450882

James Earle Hines
http://www.gospelflava.com/reviews/jamesearlehines.html (Gospelflava.com)

Henry Jackson
http://www.lamusicagency.com/henryjackson.htm
(Los Angeles Music Agency)

Priscilla Jones
http://www.vocaltechniquesmusic.com/home.html

The Lighthouse Boys
http://www.thelighthouseboys.org/

Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers
http://www.amjsla.org/home.html

Fred Martin & The Levite Camp
http://www.concordmusicgroup.com/artists/Fred-Martin-The-Levite-Camp/ (Concord Music Group)

Mary Mary
http://www.mary-mary.com/

Mighty Clouds of Joy
http://www.mightycloudsofjoy.com/home.html

Charlene Moore
http://www.charlenemoore.com/

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
http://www.oigc.org/

Emmit Powell and The Gospel Elites
http://www.associatedentertainment.com/aec/Music/Gospel/Emmit-Powell-&-the-Gospel-Elites
(Associated Entertainment.com)

Rev. Rabia
http://www.aecdfw.com/aec/Music/Blues/Rev-Rabia
(Associated Entertanment Consultants)

Ami Rushes
http://www.amirushes.com/Home.aspx

San Jose State Gospel Ensemble
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=292621776

Avery Stafford
http://www.averystafford.com/

Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir
http://www.culturalheritagechoir.com/

Willie G
http://www.willieg.com/home.html

D. Mark Wilson
http://www.soulsounds.org/mark.php (Soul Sounds)



Gospel, Sacred Music - Organizations and Venues

All Faiths Gospel Music Festival (Grace Lutheran Church, Palo Alto)
http://www.inchelp.org/GospelFest/GospelFestMap.html

American Guild of Organists - San Francisco Chapter
http://www.sfago.org/index.html

California Choirs
http://www.californiachoirs.com/

Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum (Los Angeles)
http://www.wsbrec.org/

Fes Festival of World Sacred Music (UC Riverside)
http://www.fesfestival.com/en07/index.htm

GALA - Gospel Archiving in Los Angeles
http://www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu/archive/previous_site/gala.htm (UCLA)

GospelFest (University of the Pacific, Stockton)
http://web.pacific.edu/x5420.xml

Great Western Southern Gospel Fan Festival (Fresno)
http://www.thefanfest.com/

Heritage Music Foundation
http://hmfgospel.com/

Hollywood Inter-Faith Choir Festival
http://www.hollywoodchoirfestival.org/index.htm

Lian Records
http://www.lianrecords.com/index.html

Monterey Gospel Festival
http://www.montereygospelfest.com/

San Francisco Bay Area Choral Archive
http://www.choralarchive.org/Directory/aboutdirectory.html

Spirit West Coast Monterey
http://www.spiritwestcoast.org

World Festival of Sacred Music (Los Angeles)
http://www.festivalofsacredmusic.org/



Marching Bands

Universities and Schools

Bob Briggs
(1927-2008)
http://berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2008/09/19_briggs.shtml (UC Berkeley)


Cal Aggie Marching Band - UC Davis
http://camb.ucdavis.edu/cms/internal.aspx?uid=61629b23-ca07-49b7-ac3f-ea96027cc01f

Los Angeles All City Marching Band
http://www.laallcityband.com/

Stanford University Marching Band
http://lsjumb.stanford.edu/home/

University of California Marching Band - Berkeley
http://www.calband.berkeley.edu/calband/

University of California at Los Angeles UCLA Bruin Marching Band
http://www.uclaband.com/

University of Southern California Trojan Marching Band
http://www.usc.edu/dept/band/


Military

Band of the Wild West - Dublin
http://www.liggett.army.mil/91divband/home.html

40th Infantry Division Band
http://www.40thidband.com

Marine Band San Diego
http://www.mcrdsd.usmc.mil/Band/index.htm


Pipe Bands

Cabar Feidh Pipe Band
http://www.cabarfeidh.org

Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band of San Diego
http://www.camerons.org/info.html

Piedmont Highlanders Drums & Pipes
http://www.piedmonthighlanders.org

Prince Charles Pipe Band - San Rafael
http://www.pcpb.org/

San Francisco Irish Pipers
http://ipbsf.org/

University of California Riverside Pipe Band
http://www.pipeband.ucr.edu











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Associations, Record Producers, Recording Studios, Zines, and Producers

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Associations, Classical Recording and Sheet Music Companies


Dirk Dirksen
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/11/22/BAGCJMHQ8B1.DTL
(SF Chronicle)

Bob Geddins
(1913-1991)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Geddins (Wikipedia)

Bill Graham -- http://www.billgrahamfoundation.org
_Seth Rogovoy, "Remembering Bill Graham", Seth Rogovoy's Berkshire Beat -- http://www.berkshireweb.com/rogovoy/interviews/graham.html


Ahead Behind Music
http://www.aheadbehind.com/

All World Music
http://www.allworldmusic.net/

Arhoolie
http://www.arhoolie.com/

Asian Improv aRs
http://www.asianimprov.org

Bad Daddy
http://www.baddaddy.com/index.html

Balladyre Productions
http://www.balladyre.com/

Black Hat Records
http://www.blackhatrecords.com/

Blind Pig Records
http://www.blindpigrecords.com

Bombo Music Productions
http://www.bombomusic.com/html/info.html

Bread and Roses
http://www.breadandroses.org/

Break Records
http://www.break-records.com/
Artists include Lalo Guerrero, Pelvis Easley, and Justo Almario

Camel Records
http://www.camelrecords.net/

Capitol Records
http://www.capitolrecords.com

Tom Corwin Music Productions
http://tcmproductions.com/

Culburnie Records
http://culburnie.com/

DJ Slip
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DJ_Slip (Wikipedia)

Edgetone Records
http://www.edgetonerecords.com/

Epitaph Records
http://www.epitaph.com/

Eternal Groove Productions
http://eternalgroove.net/

Evander Music
http://www.evandermusic.com/

Gold Star Recording Studios
http://www.goldstarrecordingstudios.com/

Golden Horn Records
http://www.goldenhorn.com/display.php4

Gourd
http://www.gourd.com/

Hacktone Records
http://www.hacktone.com/

Laurel Village Association (Oakland)
http://www.laurelvillage.org/

Lookout! Records
http://www.lookoutrecords.com/index.php3

Los Cenzontles
http://www.loscenzontles.com/

Tom Mazzolini
http://www.sfblues.com/producer/ (San Francisco Blues Festival)

Jack Mullin
http://www.scu.edu/scm/summer2006/sound.cfm (Santa Clara Magazine)

National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
The Grammy Awards

http://www.grammy.com/

New Albion Records
http://www.newalbion.com/

The Owl Mag
http://www.theowlmag.com/index.asp

Pandacide Records
http://www.pandacide.com/

Pleasant Valley Music
http://www.pleasantvalleymusic.com

Primarily A Cappella
http://www.singers.com/

The Rainbow Music Company
http://www.unclerob.com/rainbowmusic/

Rastascan Records
http://www.rastascan.com/

Real Music
http://www.realmusic.com

Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
http://www.riaa.com

Renegade Productions
http://www.renegadeshows.com/index.html

Rhino
http://www.rhino.com/

Russian River Records
http://www.riverrox.com/index.shtml

San Diego Songwriter's Guild
http://www.sdsongwriters.org/

Silent Records
http://www.silentrecords.net/

Songwriters Guild of America
http://www.songwritersguild.com/

South Side Records
http://www.southsidela.net/ -- South Side Slim, Mary Dukes, Hollis Gilmore, J.T. Ross, South Side Slim, Harmonica Shah, Smokey Wilson

Chris Strachwitz
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Strachwitz
(Wikipedia)

Danny Sugerman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Sugerman (Wikipedia)

Talking Dog Music
http://www.talkingdogmusic.com/

TuttoMedia
http://www.tuttomedia.com/

UFO Bass
http://www.ufo-bass.com/

The Unknown DJ
http://www.globaldarkness.com/articles/unknown_dj_techno_hop_808_beats_x-men.htm
(Global Darkness)

Vision Guild
http://www.visionguild.com/

Watts Records
http://www.wattsrecords.com/

West Coast Songwriters
http://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/

Whirlwind Studios
http://www.whirlwindstudios.com/



Music Stores

Amazing Grace Music (San Anselmo)
http://www.amazinggracemusicmarin.com/

Amoeba Music (Hollywood, San Francisco, Berkeley)
http://www.amoeba.com/

Bear Paw Fiddles (Alameda)
http://web.mac.com/ironbear_/bearpawfiddles/Welcome.html

Benway Records (Venice)
http://www.aboutvenicebeach.com/Benway_Records.shtml
(AboutVeniceBeach)

Berigan's Jazz (Oakland)
http://www.berigansjazz.com/

Berkeley Musical Instument Exchange
http://www.berkeleymusic.com/

California Albums (Hollywood)
http://www.californiaalbums.com/

Countrywood Music (Walnut Creek)
http://www.countrywoodmusic.com/

Down Home Music (El Cerrito)
http://www.downhomemusic.com

Downtown Music (Martinez)
http://www.downtownmusiconline.com/

Dr Strange Records (Alta Loma)
http://www.drstrange.com/index.html

A Drummers Tradition (San Rafael)
http://www.adrummerstradition.com/

The 5th String (Berkeley)
http://www.5thstringberkeley.com/

The Fifth String (Sacramento)
http://www.thefifthstring.com/

Folk Mote Music & Harp Store (Santa Barbara)
http://www.folkmote.com/

The Fret House (Covina)
http://www.covina.com/frethouse/

Gliga Violins (Pasadena)
http://www.violinslover.com/

Green Apple Books and Music (San Francisco)
http://www.greenapplebooks.com/cgi-bin/mergatroid/index.html

Gryphon Stringed Instruments (Palo Alto)
http://www.gryphonstrings.com/

Guitar Center
(Hollywood, Bakersfield, El Cerrito, Modesto,
Roseville, San Bernadino, Fresno, Gilroy, Brea, and other locations)
http://www.guitarcenter.com/

Guitar Solo (San Francisco)
http://www.gspguitar.com/

Hendrickson's Turlock Music (Turlock)
http://www.turlockmusic.com/

Ifshin Violins (El Cerrito)
http://www.ifshinviolins.com/

Jordan Electric Violins (Concord)
http://www.jordanmusic.com/

La Jolla Music (La Jolla)
http://www.lajollamusic.com/

Lark in the Morning (San Francisco, Mendocino)
http://www.larkinam.com/default.asp

Last Record Store (Santa Rosa)
http://www.the-last-record-store.com/

McCabes (Santa Monica)
http://www.mccabes.com/

Mad About Music (South Lake Tahoe, Kings Beach)
http://www.myspace.com/southshoremadaboutmusic

The Magic Flute (San Rafael)
http://www.themagicflute.com

Metzler Violin Shop (Glendale)
http://www.stringsheetmusic.com/default.aspx

Mountain Music (Tehachapi)
http://www.mtnmusic.com/

Music Central (San Diego)
http://www.musiccentralwebsite.com/

Music Village (San Jose)
http://www.musvil.com/

The Musical Offering (Berkeley)
http://www.musicaloffering.com/

The Musicians' Warehouse (San Jose)
http://www.musicianswarehouse.com/tmwmain.shtml

Napa Music Supply (Napa)
http://www.napamusicsupply.com/

Palo Alto Violins
http://www.paloaltoviolins.com

People's Music (Sebastopol)
http://peoplesmusicontheweb.com/

Rasputin Music (Berkeley)
http://www.rasputinmusic.com/events.html

Red Rooster Records (Mendocino)
http://www.mendocino.com/pages/redrooster.lasso

Seven South (Santa Barbara)
http://www.sevensouth.com/index.htm

Sonoma Valley Music & Klein Guitars (Sonoma)
http://www.kleinguitars.com/

Starbucks Entertainment
http://www.starbucksstore.com/entertainment/

Sylvan Music (Santa Cruz)
http://www.sylvanmusic.com/

Tall Toad Music (Petaluma)
http://www.talltoadmusic.com/

Village Music (Mill Valley)
http://www.villagemusic.com/



Art, Wine, and Music Festivals

Art & Soul (Oakland)
http://www.artandsouloakland.com/

Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival
http://www.winecountryfestivals.com
(Wine Country Festivals)

Festival del Sole (Napa)
http://www.festivaldelsole.com/main.html

First Night Martinez
http://firstnightmartinez.org/

Millbrae Art & Wine Festival
http://www.miramarevents.com/millbrae/

Napa Valley Mustard Festival
http://www.mustardfestival.org/index.html

Point Richmond Music Festival
http://www.pointrichmond.com/prmusic/

Sacramento Heritage Festival
http://sacheritagefest.com/HeritageFest/index.htm

Santa Barbara Festival of the Arts
http://www.meifestivals.com/sba.html

Sonoma Salute to the Arts
http://www.salutetothearts.com/

Street Scene (San Diego)
http://www.street-scene.com/


American Federation of Musicians - California Locals

American Federation of Musicians
http://www.afm.org/public/home/index.php

Musicians Union Local 6, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, Alameda, Oakland, Berkeley, Piedmont,
Emeryville, Albany, Marin County, and San Mateo County
http://www.afm6.org/

American Federation of Musicians, Local 7, Orange County, CA
http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/7

American Federation of Musicians, Local 47, Los Angeles, CA
http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/47

Local 308, American Federation of Musicians Santa Barbara, CA
http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/308

American Federation of Musicians, Local 424, Richmond, CA
Contra Costa County
http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/424

Long Beach Area Musicians Association
http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/353

Musicians' Association of San Diego County
http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/325

Musicians' Mutual Protective Association
Local 292, American Federation of Musicians Santa Rosa, CA

http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/292

Musicians' Mutual Protective Association
Local 581, American Federation of Musicians Ventura, CA

http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/581

Musicians' Protective Union
Local 367, American Federation of Musicians Vallejo, CA

http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/367

Professional Musicians of Central California
http://www.afm.org/325/ http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/12

San Jose Federation of Musicians
http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/153

Stockton Musicians' Association, Local 189
http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/189




The list is in progress. Artists are selected for creative vision, professional accomplishment on a national level, and/or contribution to California culture, and/or web site presentation of their work. Many more artists will be added.