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California Town’s ‘Famous Jazz Artist Series’ Expands

Shoemake/Morgan jazz ensemble launches new monthly outing

Charlie Shoemake

The “Famous Jazz Artist Series,” in Cambria, Calif., will expand its audience to Solvang, with the first appearance set for February 18 at the Terrace Dinner Theatre. The announcement was made by Solvang businesswoman/producer Ruth Hoover and original Cambria-based series producers Charlie and Sandi Shoemake.

Alto saxophonist Lanny Morgan will be the first guest artist at the Solvang outings, joining the Shoemakes (Charlie on vibraphone and vocalist Sandi) along with Joe Bagg on piano, Tony Dumas on bass and drummer Steve Schaeffer.

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