Sunday, September 15th, 4:30-6:30
Pianist/Vocalist Frank Jackson
with the John Clark Quartet
featuring Noel Jewkes on reeds
Pianist and vocalist Frank Jackson has been an important part of the San Francisco jazz scene since the early 1950s if not earlier… having moved out from Texas with his family in 1942. Today, he’s respected as a swinging elder statesman of the music and he’s going strong. Read up on him at this link: AllMusic: Frank Jackson.
On reeds, we’ll have the legendary musician’s musician Noel Jewkes — a towering figure on the local scene for decades.
Known in some quarters as Dr. Legato, Noel is heir to a lovely, swinging style that many associate in their minds with the great Lester Young, though he’s fully his own man — and a terrific composer and pianist in addition to his considerable skills on saxophone and clarinet.
Leader John Clark on bass and drummer Rob Gibson provide the structure for this consummate quartet date.
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