Sunday, July 3rd – 4:30-6:30 pm:
A trad jazz celebration with the
Buena Vista Jazz Band!
To us, nothing suits the 4th of July weekend as well as a trad jazz party, and few can rival the Buena Vista Jazz Band in bringing that spirit to life. Singer Darlene Langston is featured, with Noel Weidcamp on cornet, John Hunt on trombone, Don Neely on clarinet, soprano sax and alto sax, Si Perkoff on piano, Duncan James on guitar, Al Obidinski on bass and Greg Gotelli on drums.
Some call it Dixieland and think of striped sport coats and straw hats and that’s surely part of it, but jazz musicians will tell you that trad jazz is all about the exuberance and intricate abandon of the New Orleans bands of Buddy Bolden, King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Kid Ory and many more. Come out to enjoy the music!
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