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WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING

Summertime has evolved into a happy pattern of camping, gathering with friends, and playing music with people from near and far. For each of the past several years Janet attended and helped produce two week-long sessions of California Coast Music Camp in July. CCMC was sandwiched between two long weekends (Memorial Day and Labor Day camping with great folks at the Strawberry Music Festival. As in the past 14 years, Janet (with Jeff) managed a the Webster Street stage for the 25th annual Palo Alto Art and Wine Festival. Our dear friend Nancy Cassidy usually hosts a wonderful potluck/jam and generously welcomed us into her home for the weekend. Major kudos for the success of this event go to my on- and off-stage partner, Jeff Davis, bass player extraordinaire.

Janet Lenore is deeply involved in the California Coast Music Camp (CCMC), an annual summertime event for adults. She has attended innumerable music camps weeks over the years, Janet has this enjoyed the opportunity to share the stage and study with a long list of acoustic music luminaries. Among them, she has studied guitar with Stevie Coyle, Ron Peters, Mike Dowling, Pat Donohue, Nina Gerber, Mike Wollenberg, and

Among others, Janet has studied mandolin with Rich Del Grosso, Tim Connell, and Mike Compton. She's taken classes in clawhammer banjo with Cathy Fink Evie Ladin and Steve Baughman.

Janet has taken week-long ukulele classes with James Hill Paul Hemmings Michelle Kiba Jere Canote and Casey MacGill.

Beyond camp, Janet has taken several class series from: Sylvia Herold, Suzy Thompson

Among others, she's shared the stage with James Hill Paul Hemmings Kristina Olsen, Keith Greeninger, Alice Stuart, and Missy Raines among others.

In addition to CCMC, Janet has been a teacher herself at Puget Sound Guitar Workshop (PSGW).