Charlie Gurke, baritone saxophone
Marcus Stephens, alto and tenor saxophones
Josh Tower, bass
Isaac Schwartz, drums
Who doesn’t love the bari sax in jazz?
One of San Francisco’s foremost bari practitioners will be in the house this Friday!
Charlie Gurke is a keystone of the local jazz scene, leader of the famed Gurkestra — an elastic concept that puts many San Francisco talents to brilliant use in a variety of lovely settings!
To our small stage, he brings a quartet once again for your pleasure. Jazz chamber music most pleasing to the senses.
Your donations help fund the stream and, even more importantly,
help us pay the musicians a guaranteed fair wage. Thanks for supporting jazz in SF!
Here’s a taste of Charlie on his visit just a few months ago at Bird & Beckett:
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