2020 JM Music News

Dear all,  

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. Here’s some exciting news from my front for the coming months.

Recording and Concert 1/29/2020 with John Stowell 

Portland based guitarist John Stowell and I are gearing up for a duo recording and concert this coming Wednesday January 29th 7pm. We will be performing a mix of originals and songs by Jobim, Strayhorn, Mancini, Steve Swallow and John Taylor.  Tickets available at the door. Gold Lion Arts 2733 Riverside Blvd. Sacramento $20/10 Facebook  Instagram


Chez Hanny in S.F March 1st

Looking forward to this show at Chez Hanny in San Francisco Sunday March 1st 4pm with Giulio Cetto-bass, Justin Rock-guitar, and Wolf Quigg-drums. It's always quality music with these SF young lions. Bay folk come check it out! Click here for more info: https://www.chezhanny.com/

Capital Jazz Project debuts at the B Street Theater May 9th

Can’t wait to play this nice theater with these great North Californian musicians. Having performed concerts featuring the music the likes of Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Mulgrew Miller, CJP looks to the past masters to bring new breath to the music. More info and tix available here: https://bstreettheatre.org/music/capital-jazz-project/

‘Cumulative’ CD Release Show May 29th

I’m super excited about sharing this music with you all. 2 years in the making the mastered tracks are sounding amazing and can’t wait for the first CD release show at the beautiful Sofia Theater in Sacramento May 29th.  Learn more or buy tix here: https://bstreettheatre.org/music/jacam-manricks-band/ Sample Cumulative here: https://jacammanricks.bandcamp.com/album/jm-band-2019

'Cumulative' Album Cover - Help Needed

In designing the artwork for ‘Cumulative’ I thought I’d ask you, the fan, to help me choose the best photo for the album cover/liner notes. So… which one of these three photos do you prefer? All participants get a free physical CD.

Album Cover Photos on Facebook

Album cover photos on instagram

Super Sax Project Returns to the Clara 12thof July

It was so fun writing and performing with this 8 piece ensemble we decided to record the material, which you can now hear here for free: http://jacammanricks.bandcamp.com/album/super-saxramento We will perform again live in concert 12thof July. Don’t miss the chance to hear this less conventional instrumentation performing exciting originals and arrangements for 5 saxes and rhythm section 

JMO Live Recording September 13th

On the heels of a successful debut the 19 piece Jacam Manricks Orchestra will do a live recording September 13th 2020. Hopefully they will check the signal path before recording this time LOL!. Hey band members, can you all do it? LOL! Here’s an interview on capital public radio discussing that project with a few bootleg recordings from rehearsal:  http://www.capradio.org/news/insight/2019/10/09/jacam-manricks-orchestra-previews-debut-performance-loaded-with-jazz-talent-from-northern-california/

Thanks for reading and hope to see you out and about.



1/29/20 6pm
John Stowell Jacam Manricks Duo
Gold Lion Arts

3/1/20 4pm
Chez Hanny, SF

5/9/20 7pm
Capital Jazz Project
Sofia B Street Theater 

5/29/20 7pm
Jacam Manricks Band
'Cumulative' CD RELEASE SHOW
Sofia B Street Theater 

7/12/20 6.30pm
Super Sacramento
Clara Auditorium 6.30pm
Sacramento, CA

9/13/20 6.30pm
Jacam Manricks Orchestra
Clara Auditorium 
Sacramento, CA