Trombonist Rick Brownâ€™s quartet features pianist Sharman Duran, with terrific colleagues Carl Herder on bass and Pepe Jacobo on drums â€” a marvelous aggregation of musicians sure to offer up a fascinating 90 minutes of jazz collaboration.
Weâ€™re on the hook for our traditional $600 quartet guarantee for this one. Step up to the extent you can to help us keep wonderful musicians adequately paid! Ask your rich jazz-loving uncle back east (you know, the one whoâ€™s crazy for Teagarden and Melba Liston) to tune in! Weâ€™ll give him a good pitch!
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