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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.

‘Sonoma Songbirds’ return to Last Day Saloon

After headlining a “Sonoma Songbirds” show at the Last Saloon in September, transplanted Seattle singer and songwriter Jill Cohn returns there this week with a slightly different line-up. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Last Day Saloon, 120 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. The line-up includes: –  Jill Cohn, performing with Sonoma County guitarist Dave Sampson of the Old Jawbone band. – Katie Phillips, Sonoma County guitarist,  singer and songwriter, with drummer Mark Tarlton. – Jen… Read More »

Jen Tucker Band releases new CD

If you like your music homegrown, this is for you. Jen Tucker’s first CD is titled “Something I Didn’t Do,” but the new album is, in fact, something she did do. The album was produced by Tucker and Santa Rosa’s Doug Jayne, co-owner of the Last Record Store, and released under Jayne’s Jackalope Records label. The songs, with titles like “Bohemian Highway” and “Humboldt Fog,” definitely have a local flavor. There will be a CD release party Nov. 19 at… Read More »