Beach Boys’ children make music as California Saga

As The Beach Boys celebrate their 50th anniversary with a new album and an international tour, several of their children have come to together to write a new chapter in music history.

California Saga

California Saga is a musical project that brings the children of The Beach Boys together. Publicity photo.

California Saga explores The Beach Boys’ rarities catalog and brings the songs to life in a new way. Its members are: Carnie Wilson and Wendy Wilson, daughters of Brian Wilson and founding members of Wilson Phillips; Christian Love and Ambha Love, son and daughter of Mike Love; Justyn Wilson, son of Carl Wilson;  Carl B. Wilson, son of Dennis Wilson; and Matt Jardine and Adam Jardine, sons of Al Jardine and featured performers on their father’s solo album, “A Postcard from California.”

California Saga’s supporting musicians are Billy Hinsche, who toured with The Beach Boys for decades and was the founder of the group “Dino, Desi and Billy;” and Rob Bonfiglio, a singer-songrwriter-guitarist whose compositions are featured in films and on TV; he is also Carnie Wilson’s husband.

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