Flautist John CallowayÂ is a key Bay Area jazz musician — with a national reputation. Â Known best for his latin jazz work, he’s also a consummate straight ahead player, and an educator of the top rank. Â For the past several years, he was also a member of the San Francisco Arts Commission, hence the sobriquet, the “Jazz Commissioner!” Â Those political-cultural responsibilities have subsided, so he can now once again dig deep into the music that is hisÂ raison d’etre. Â We’re always overjoyed when John can fit one of our Friday gigs into his schedule — tonight, Scott Foster has to be out of town, so John is our man! Â He always brings along musicians that will surprise and delight. Â Don’t miss this one!
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