Finding Silver Man

It is with deep sadness that I acknowledge the passing of a teacher, mentor and collegue Mr. Chuck Silverman on May 1st 2014. Chuck was the first teacher I encountered at Musicians Institute. I’ll never forget that first day when he walked in to the classroom and said to a room full of 40 drummers …

Boogie on the Bluff

Boogie on the Bluff – SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel Presents Boogie on the Bluff benefiting United Way of San Luis Obispo County. Bring your family and friends out Sunday, October 27th for this fun filled afternoon! Featuring live music by Grammy Award winning artist, Louie Ortega, with his band, Rio Salinas (Randy Pybas, Frank Paredes, and …

Veterans Benefit

For the third year in a row Rio Salinas featuring Grammy Winner Louie Ortega were honored to play for the Veterans Express Shuttle benefit in Morro Bay CA. It was a great day for a great cause. Thanks to our local NBC affiliate KSBY for covering the event.