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Blue Street Jazz Band

Blue Street Jazz Band

Dave Ruffner – leader, trombone

Justin Au – trumpet

Sherri Colby-Bottel – vocals

Matt Bottel – banjo, guitar

Rich Canfield – drums

Jason Warner – piano

Sam Rocha – bass, saxophone

Parker Weiss – reeds

Friday: 1:30–2:30 Lions Arena; 9:00–10:00 Lions Arena

Saturday: 11:00 AM–12:00 Lions Arena; 1:30–2:30 Memorial;

4:00–5:00 St. Anthony Retreat

Sunday: 10:00–11:00 AM Community Presbyterian Church;

3:00–4:00 Lions Arena

Last year, we were thrilled to help Blue Street celebrate its 40 years of making music together. No other band can claim this honor other than High Sierra (who made it to 45 years). We consider them part of our local Jazz family. This innovative Traditional Jazz group started in Fresno, California, in 1983. Times have changed, and Blue Street musicians now live in Clovis, Los Angeles, San Diego, Virginia, and New Orleans. Mostly, all original members love getting together to rock, swing, and party! Welcome back, Blue Street.

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