Hangtown Jazz Jubilee, Placerville, CA Jazz up Your Day


Hangtown Jazz Jubilee's

Enjoy jazz performances by these generous musicians
who are donating their time and talent.
All jazz bands will perform at Town Hall, 549 Main Street.

 Bob Ringwald's Fulton Street Jazz Band  1:00 - 2:15 PM
Bob Ringwald's Fulton Street Jazz Band is one of the West Coast's premier Classic Jazz and Swing bands. Over the past 40 years, they have headlined at many prestigious jazz festivals, been featured on over 25 Jazz cruises throughout the world, made many TV and radio appearances and most recently completed a very successful concert tour of Hungary.

Bob Ringwald's Fulton Street Jazz Band is a Chicago-style band that plays in the tradition of Eddie Condon's New York bands of the 40's and 50's. But they don't stop there. The band's extensive and varied repertoire combines elements of the music of New Orleans, with their own brand of exciting Jazz.

Under the leadership of Placerville resident Bob Ringwald, the Fulton Street Jazz Band has released 12 albums. The CDs may be purchased on the band's web site or wherever the band appears.

Band members:

Bob Ringwald - Piano & Leader
Bob Sakoi - Trumpet
Paul Edgerton - Clarinet and Sax
Bob Williams - Trombone
Darrell Fernandez- Bass
Vince Bartels Drums


Bob Ringwald's Fulton Street Jazz Band
Bob Ringwald's Fulton Street Jazz Band
 Dr. Bach And The Jazz Practitioners 12:30 - 3:30 PM and 4:45 - 6:00 PM

Dr. Bach and the Jazz Practitioners is an ultra high energy group of talented and experienced musicians who show their enjoyment while playing Dixieland, Swing, Dance, Blues, and Gospel. They perform with eight musicians.

They have a male vocalist in the band as well as a vivacious female vocalist. The band features a Tuba - Banjo sound for Trad tunes and a String Bass Guitar sound for Swing.

Dr. Bach and the Jazz Practitioners
have performed at the Jazz Clubs in Monterey, Sacramento, Redding, Stockton, Modesto, Santa Rosa, Pismo Beach, Three Rivers and Fresno. We also have played at the Nevada County Fair, the Auburn Fair, The Placer County Fair and the California State Fair.

They have played in the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee for the last seven years and have been in the Festivals in Modesto, Graeagle, and San Jose. They play Dixieland Church Services for several churches from Auburn to the Bay Area.

They are definitely tuned into playing FOR the audience.

Band members:
Charlie Gehlbach (Dr. Bach) - Trumpet & Leader
Bill Bua - Reeds
Jay Paulus - Trombone
Barbara Beland - Piano
Jim Elsaas - Banjo / Guitar / Vocals
Fredy Kinadeter - Tuba
Bruce Turley - Drums
Angela Elsaas - Vocalist


Dr. Bach and the Jazz Practitioners
 Dr. Bach and the Jazz Practitioners
 Razin' The Bar 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM
Razin' The Bar is a group of five musicians, ages 12-16, who have been playing together for 6 months under the direction of Jack Mootz. Each member attends a different school and lives in different cities, but they never miss a Monday night rehearsal in downtown Sacramento.

This energetic and talented band enjoys playing all types of jazz including traditional jazz, standards and swing.

This is Razin' The Bar's second performance, their first being the Traditional Jazz Society's Youth Band guest. Keep an eye on this young band, for they have just begun.
Band members:
Albert Yam - Piano
Nick Niebank
- Trumpet
Emery Mesich
-  Alto Sax
Taylor Mesich
- Clarinet
Dennis Johnston
- Drums

Jack Mootz -
Razin' The Bar
 Razin' The Bar
 Syncopating Sea-Monkeys 3:45 - 4:30 PM
The Syncopating Sea-Monkeys are an enthusiastic, energetic and fun-loving band based at River City High School in West Sacramento. This unique performing group is one of very few traditional jazz classes in the country.

The Sea-Monkeys have appeared at 11 Sacramento Jazz Jubilees and now boast alumni that are professional musicians, camp counselors, composers and gold card musicians.

Many of these kids are veterans of the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society youth camp and music lesson winners, as is their director.
Syncopating Sea-Monkeys
Syncopating Sea-Monkeys

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