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Danny Coots jazz drummer

DANNY COOTS— JULY 19, 2015 "Jazz Sunday"
Youth band at noon: Trad Reputation (Nolan Cyr)

DANNY COOTS, trad jazz drummer – Nashville, TN
NOTE: This date is the THIRD SUNDAY of July.
Internationally renowned, Grammy Award-winner Danny Coots is a versatile percussionist and entertainer with a passion for people and jazz music. Perhaps you’ve seen him with Titan Hot 7, the Draga-Coots All-Stars, the Au Brothers, and others. Rhythm radiates through his body and into his drums.  It’s easy to “hear” his passion for music via the melodic beats of Traditional Jazz. Danny Coots has performed in 100 countries across the globe and has played drums on over 90 recordings with an array of talented artists!  Danny's website.

NEWS UPDATE:   STJS has moved Jazz Sundays back to
ELKS LODGE #6   6446 Riverside  at  Florin Rd. in Sacramento
Map to Elks No. 6 Sacramento

The STJS Office has moved as of Nov. 1, 2014
301 North 10th St.  •  Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 444-2004


STJS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of traditional jazz music. Its purpose is to educate STJS members and the public on matters concerning the preservation and promotion of traditional jazz music, and the study and playing of musical instruments associated with traditional jazz music.

STJS is proud to sponsor the annual Sacramento Music Festival every Memorial Day Wknd. since 1974.

On the 2nd Sunday of each month, everyone is welcome to attend our "Jazz Sunday" concerts for an afternoon of socializing and dancing to live music (in 3 rooms!) performed by jazz bands and special guest artists from around the country. Members get an admission discount.


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Photo IDs (above)
BANDS from left to right: The Bolden Band (1905), led by cornetist Buddy Bolden; the Original Dixieland Jass Band (1917) from New Orleans (then Chicago, then NY); King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band (1924) from Chicago, which included Lil Hardin-Armstrong and Louis Armstrong (third from right); Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers (1925), a session band led by cornetist Bix Beiderbecke of Davenport, Iowa.

INDIVIDUAL MUSICIANS from left to right: Jelly Roll Morton (piano), Joe Venuti (violin), Sidney Bechet (soprano sax), Billie Holiday (vocals), Benny Goodman (clarinet), Gene Krupa (drums), "Wild Bill" Davison (cornet), Duke Ellington (piano), Jack Teagarden (trombone), Lil Hardin-Armstrong (piano).



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