music

Roseville teen musicians embrace throwback jazz sound

Their best show so far had to be the speakeasy-themed party in the penthouse of the historic Elks Tower in downtown Sacramento. "There were really, really cute cigarette girls," s ...

Cooley students master the ukulele

When Cooley Middle School teacher Stephanie Sugano was scheduled to teach "Music Appreciation" last year, she decided her students should learn a musical instrument and felt the uk ...

Youth orchestra plays for a cause

Placer County Youth Orchestra’s conductor Wayland Whitney taps his baton on his music stand to quiet the musicians and get their attention. “I think we’re playin ...

Centerpoint hosts renowned children’s choir from Africa

Watoto Children’s Choir will present “Beautiful Africa: A New Generation” on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Centerpoint Community Church (formerly First Presbyterian Church) in Rosevil ...

Teen with dyslexia doesn't let disability hold her back

A few years ago, Jordan Heald marched into the office of A Touch of Understanding and said she wanted to be a speaker for the organization. The Granite Bay nonprofit’s Execu ...

TV show creator hopes to ‘weird out’ audience

For Arjun Singh, weirder equals better. The Roseville resident is determined to make his new television series “The Public Access Show” as bizarre as possible. And with ...

Roseville band keeps it 'Simple'

Before they were Simple Creation, they were just a group of guys trying to form a legit band. They needed a name, something that reflected the feel-good reggae-rock music they pla ...

Singers give voice to the homeless

The founder of local choir Reconciliation Singers Voices of Peace is fulfilling her dream — and helping others in the process. Eleven years ago, Julie Adams awoke one mornin ...