Sunday, November 7 – 5pm
Tomorrow’s Jazz Today!
Young Players, Testing the Traditions
SFCM Student Combo + Jam Session
led by the Keith Saunders Trio
The San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Roots, Jazz and American Music (RJAM) program sends another stellar ensemble our way this Sunday! This evening’s combo has been growing strong under the tutelage of local jazz tenor sax titan, Patrick Wolff. Prepare to be stunned by their talents!
The SFCM combo will perform a set starting at 5pm,
then will clear the way for a set by
the Keith Saunders Trio
and a jam session led by the trio.
Keith Saunders, piano
Eric Markowitz, bass Akira Tana, drums
All Bay Area students of the music are invited
to participate in the jam session.
Sign up at 6pm!
Want to just come to hear the musicians?
Call to reserve a seat! 415-586-3733
Doors open at 4:50pm for the 5pm show
Please bring proof of vaccination and a mask.
Free to attend Free to play!
We’re very grateful the many individuals in the community who donate to our nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the “BBCLP”) and to the fiscally sponsored Jazz in the Neighborhood to help each of our organizations to build up a general fund from which we augment audience revenues to pay guarantees and cover expenses. Your donations allow Bird & Beckett to consistently offer a guaranteed “fair wage” of $150 per performer to the professional musicians who perform for you here, a standard we have adhered to without subsidy since the pandemic began. Pushing for a decent minimum guarantee for gigging musicians is an important part of our mission, and is an effort we pursue in concert with the Independent Musicians Alliance and Jazz in the Neighborhood.
Your donations are crucial. Small monthly recurring donations are particularly helpful.
To learn more, please email [email protected] or call us at 415-586-3733
We also thank and gratefully acknowledge
the City & County of San Francisco’s Grants for the Arts
and the California Arts Council
for operating support of the
Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site