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Sunday, April 30th – 8pm
Ben Goldberg/Sheldon Brown

Sheldon Brown – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet
Ben Goldberg – Bb and Bass Clarinets
John Wiitala – Bass
Tim Bulkley – Drums

$20 cash cover charge; byob.
Reservations, call 415-586-3733

Sheldon writes:

Ben and I have been playing together for longer than he or I can remember. We’ve played together with Clarinet Thing, with Darren Johnston’s groups, Graham Connah’s various ensembles, etc., etc., but one of our favorite settings is playing in the “chord-less quartet” format. We started doing that many years ago with an original music project called “Papa’s Midnight Hop” (after the Steve Lacy tune), and after that project ended we kept working in the quartet format doing music of Herbie Nichols and Thelonious Monk. For this show the focus will be on our own music, with a healthy dose of Nichols/Monk.

Joining us will be two of my favorite musicians, the extraordinary bassist John Wiitala and superlative drummer Tim Bulkley. Please join us for an intimate evening of original music and classic Monk/Nichols favorites.


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