Americano Social ClubÂ plays the perfect music for a sultry summer evening on the terrace of a beachside restaurant on the Adriatic, an idyll in Bahia,Â a midnight dalliance in a North Beach cafe… Â or a lazy afternoon in a cozy little bookshop on the outskirts of town.
Michael Zisman, mandolin, Jason Vanderford, guitar, and Joe Kyle, Jr., bass, effortlessly tease the romance from a repertoire that ranges from Brazilian sambas to Italian chestnuts to American pop confections to shimmering originals.
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