Scott Foster leads a quintet featuring the handsome Henry Hung on trumpet, mighty Joe Cohen on tenor sax, thumpin’ Aaron Cohn, a player of filigree & facility, on bass, and slammin’ Mike Quigg on drums.
This is an homage to Jimmy Ryan’s Bird & Beckett Bebop Band! Some bebop, some Monk, some jazz standards! With Mike sitting in Jimmy’s chair, the band is made up of players that put in fertile years with Jimmy here at the bookshop!
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