Narada Michael Walden Foundation Christmas Benefit Concert

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

On December 14 the 142 Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley hosted the annual Narada Michael Walden Foundation Christmas benefit concert. Here are some of the best photos. A full review will be available shortly.

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Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Narada's Holiday Jam Dance Party 142 Throckmorton Mill Valley, CA December 14, 2013 (Ryan Selewicz)

Preview: Carlos Santana surprise performance with Narada Michael Walden

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It was a concert like none other. Dozens of famous musicians and vocalists from all over the country made their way to Mill Valley for Narada Michael Walden’s annual Holiday Jam Benefit Concert. The list of special guests was seemingly endless with names like Tony Lindsay, Tommy Johnston, Lara Johnston, Tevin Campbell, Jeanie Tracy, Dale “Satchmo” Powers, and many more. The unannounced special guest that made the night even more unforgettable was Carlos Santana. Disappearing from his seat during intermission and not returning for the second act, his wife still enjoying the music, anticipation began to grow for the idea that Carlos may be preparing to take the stage himself. When he finally emerged, guitar in hand, the crowd rose, he took charge of the stage, and the band started rocking for a finally that will continue to ring within the hearts of all in attendance for years to come. Continue reading

Narada Michael Walden’s Holiday Jam ft. Clarence Clemons – 12/17/10

Narada Michael Walden Holiday Jam 2010

It’s Christmas time and that means its time for Narada Michael Walden’s annual Holiday Jam Dance Party at the intimate 142 Throckmorton Theater benefiting the Narada Michael Walden Foundation which provides scholarships to young musicians. This was the annual benefit concert’s fourteenth year. This year patrons witnessed performances by The Big Man, Clarence Clemons, on saxophone (and a few vocals here and there), Jeanie Tracy, Sakai, Lydia Pense, Manuel Romero, Vernon Ice Black, the Narada Band, and of course, The Santa Babies. Continue reading