This is the band that Chuck Peterson started, though Chuck is now retired up to Santa Rosa. With luck, he’ll rejoin the band on the fourth Friday in May when we celebrate 16 years of Friday evening jazz in the bookshop!
Chuck’s legacy to us is this band — the 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band — featuring Ray Loeckle andÂ Jerry Logas on reeds; Glen Deardorff on guitar; Dean Reilly on bass and Tony Johnson on drums!
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