Don Alberts, an extraordinary bop-influenced jazz pianist and a prolific writer in many veins – whether music, poetry, fiction,Â or cultural history, leads a dynamic trio that loves to swing and is ready to go in any direction afforded by the modern jazz idiom!
Drummer Ron Marabuto and bassist Larry Epstein are fully up to Don’s plans for an evening of jazz and be-bop-Bud Powell, Horace Silver, Dizzy Gillespie and a slew of Don’s 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