"Follow The Jim"

Upcoming Shows

"Levi Jack Trio"

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Wine Bar 107 @ Testarossa Winery, 300 College Ave, Los Gatos, CA. 95030

Marty, Rich, and our brother from another mother, Josh Baker, jam acoustic style for two sets at the beautiful Testarossa Winery. We mix it up with CJ tunes, new and old, along with some unique covers. Testarossa features some of the best wines in California and a menu chalk full of savory bites to munch on. No cover.....just drink up!

Please visit their website for additional information. http://www.winebar107.com/



"A CJ Christmas!"

Litte Lou's BBQ, 2455 . S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell, CA. 95008

It's our last show of the year as we celebrate the holiday season together at our favorite music spot in the south bay, Little Lou's BBQ.

Come in from the cold and warm your bones to three sets from your favorite lads! Happy holidays to you and yours...-Corduroy im



Testarossa Winery New Year's Party

Testarossa Winery, 300 College Avenue, Los Gatos, CA. 95030

From Testarossa's website:

It’s been an exciting year and we are looking forward to counting down to 2016 with you in our historic cellars.

We will be serving sparkling wine, Testarossa wines and beer. Come hungry and enjoy food stations and passed appetizers.

Dance the night away with the funky band, Corduroy Jim while you ring in the new year with your closest friends and neighbors.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Club discounts do apply. Please purchase your tickets by December 18th.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Ryan at clubt@testarossa.com or contact (408) 354-0797.



"Perfect texturing, brilliant solos, and robust musicality sets Corduroy Jim apart from your typical jam band. And while they're proficient in the ways of the traditional jam band, their talents lie beyond the apparent "groove". "Cinco" is a thoughtful, poetic take on the more soulful aspects of psychedelic, country, Americana, and funk." -Christopher Millard@San Francisco Examiner

Corduroy Jim is easing into the holiday season with a show at Little Lou's BBQ in Campbell on Friday, November 13th at 8pm.  Join us to start off your weekend with some tasty food, delicious brews and funky jams!!   Saffell Sproul opens the show at 8pm and you can expect "Soulful, fun and reflective" piano and vocals.

You can always catch the latest and greatest on all things Corduroy Jim by following us on Facebook and Twitter or just stop by the website, too.

In the meantime we invite you to check out our "Archive" page where you can listen to full live shows of CJ anytime your little heart desires. Full set lists and easy streaming/downloading available right at your fingertips. There are many of our live shows there now so check it out, yo!

Also, if you would like to read our latest glo wing review of "Cinco" from SF Examiner's Christopher just click here...really cool stuff!

We thank every single one of you who has continued to support us all these years.....so much gratitude and love to all of you.

-Marty, MP, Nick, Bear, Richie & Papa Jon
Corduroy Jim
"The Poor Man's Velvet"


Who is Corduroy Jim...?

Born of the musical evolution of numerous collaborations and an insatiable thirst for power, Corduroy Jim burst into being during the renowned Original Music Renaissance of fin de siècle San Jose. Marked by some provincial success with the release of their album 'Hanger' they are systematically parlaying that into a wider provincial success with their current sophomore effort 'Cinco'.

Corduroy Jim is a six piece unit featuring Martin Rodriquez and Rich Thomas on guitars, Nick Chargin on keyboards, Michael Palladino on drums, Jon "John" Hassan on saxophone, and Steve "Bear" Strom spanking the bass plank. Individually, members of the band have been involved in a myriad of musical conglomerations over the years – sharing the stage with such diverse artists as String Cheese Incident and Leftover Salmon to Greenday and Train to Johnny Guitar Watson and the Temptations. Together they combine the fluid excitement of live improvisation with the intricacy of innovatively structured originals and the economic shrewdness of atypically low cover charges. If you were to steal the band iPod you would find interests as diverse as Led Zeppelin, Frank Zappa, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, P-Funk, Genesis, Radiohead, Jeff Buckley and Phish, and could probably get yourself $40 on Craigslist to boot.

Forever staying true to their founding principles, based upon a sacred peyote fueled apprehension of the modern musical kibbutz and the overarching desire to reach into the souls of as many listeners as humanly possible, Corduroy Jim are fan favorites from Bridgeville to Barstow and beyond. Providing an eclectic mix of rock, soul, funk, and Americana, Corduroy Jim takes you on a musical safari with every performance - incorporating soaring three and four part harmonies, improvisational acrobatics and driving rhythms. Buckle up, put on your goggles and drink the kool-aid...this ain't your mama's jam band. 

Corduroy Jim was recently ranked #4 Singer-Songwriter in San Jose on Reverb Nation and their most recent record, "Cinco", has received terrific response from their fans, and a glowing review from
Jam Band Friendly Magazine.

Gaining buzz and new fans every day as they have begun branching out with regional tours, Corduroy Jim is proud to call San Jose, California home. Thanks for stopping by and we hope to see you very soon at one of our shows or just loitering in the park... -CJ

"The group combines all the best elements of contemporary pop-rock, from Neil Young folk harmonies to the soaring arena rock of U2"

-Garrett Wheeler, SJ Metro


Levi Jack....for smaller occasions!

Sometimes it is not possible for Corduroy Jim to play all the shows that we would like.  In this case we have alternate line-ups available to perform most of the same music with a slightly different personality...Levi Jack!  LJ is there when CJ is not; a group of taste, refinement and with excellent hair.  Levi Jack can be just the ticket when the Jim pickins' are slim.  Savvy? 

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