Cal-Nevada UMCs host award-winning pianist

January 17, 2008

Four California-Nevada UMCs in the Sacramento area will play host, this month, to award-winning Oregon pianist John Nilsen. With 16 CDs and nearly one million copies in sales to his credit, he ranks as one of the most successful recording artists in the Northwest. 


Nilsen’s thoughtful combination of folk, jazz, and Classical originals is a melodic counterpoint to his inspiring stories of music, family, and touring the globe. (He maintains a performance schedule of more than 225 shows per year!). Don’t miss one of these performances:


Friday, January 25 at 7 p.m. at Dixon United Methodist Church, 209 N Jefferson St., Dixon, CA 95620, Ph. (707) 678-2191;


Saturday, January 26 at 3 p.m. at Jackson UMC, 120 Church St., Jackson, CA 95642, Ph. (209) 223-1884;


Saturday, January 26 at 7 p.m. at Fair Oaks UMC, 9849 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA 95628, Ph. (916) 961-6631; and


Sunday, January 27 at 5 p.m. at Rancho Cordova United Methodist Church, 2101 Zinfandel Dr., Rancho Cordova, CA 95670, Ph. (916) 635-4242. 


A free will offering will be taken at each concert. Visit for additional information or phone Magic Wing, John's record label, at (503) 657-4018.