Friday, July 12th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Jazz in the Bookshop
every Friday since 2002
Noah Frank, trumpet
Eli Maliwan, tenor sax
Kai Lyons, guitar
Curtis Aikens, bass
Genius Wesley, drums
With a sound and approach flexibly fitted to the space and the time, Sueños fuses hip-hop & R&B rhythms, blending modal with gospel harmonies, flowing with bebop-tinged horns over the top of a tight rhythm section that knows no boundaries. Original music and tunes by Roy Hargrove, Christian Scott, Kanye West, and J Dilla, alongside classic jazz standards, ballads and burners.
Sueños has performed at the Fillmore Street Jazz Festival in SF and the PDX Jazz Festival in Portland, as well as at secret shows curated by SOFAR Sounds SF, SOFAR Sounds Portland, and SOFAR Sounds New York.
$20 suggested donation; any amount, five to fifty, is very much appreciated and makes presenting music out here possible.
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