Sunday, January 3rd – 4:30-6:30 pm
which way west? Sunday concert series
Avotcja! and Modupue
Avotcja, named 2015 Jazz Hero by the Bay Area Chapter of the Jazz Journalists Association last July, is a jazz musician with deep roots, a riveting poet, an imaginative and ruminative prose writer, a pioneer, an individualist, a fierce champion of her fellow musicians, poets and artists. She leads the group named Best Jazz Group of the Year in 2005 and 2010 by the Bay Area Blues Hall of Fame, Modúpue (“graditude”) — a flexible ensemble with anywhere from four to fourteen musicians, a company that includes some of the Bay Area’s very best. This Sunday afternoon at Bird & Beckett, Avotcja will be joined by pianist Jon Jang, reed player Francis Wong and bassist Heshima Mark Williams — stellar musicians all with major careers and reputations in the music.
Read more about Avotcja and Modúpue on her site at http://www.avotcja.org/
BRING IN THE NEW YEAR RIGHT
WITH THE ANNUAL HEALING EVENING OF
POETRY, JAZZ & THE FIRE OF WORDSONG
it’s gonna be magic … come share the vibe!!!
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