Born in Chicago and now based in San Francisco, DJ and producer Mark Farina
is held in high regard in the acid jazz and downtempo house-music circles for his series of signature Mushroom Jazz releases. Since the mid-1990s, Farina has combined East Coast urban beats and West Coast organic jazz elements to create an accessible and universally loved sound. This week, local promoter jUkE jOiNt brings Farina to the North Bay to celebrate the release of his Mushroom Jazz 8 with a concert on Thursday, March 10, at HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. 9pm. $15. 707.829.7300.