Guitarist Scott Foster makes jazz new each and every time out, and always swings.
Every third Friday, he presents a fresh ensemble at Bird & Beckett.
This week Scott is joined by featured artist Kevin Rayhill on piano, and great jazz players well familiar to Bird & Beckett audiences — Jim Peterson on sax, Dan Seamans on bass and Bryan Bowman on drums.
Kevin was a regular fixture on the local jazz scene in the ’90s, playing at 42 Degrees and other venues, and has been keeping it going as a solo pianist lately. This is a reboot of the kind of thing he was getting to back then, with some really interesting material from modern jazz composers and including some of his own originals.
$25 contribution requested to help us pay the quintet!
byob, a twenty and a five!
but as always, pay what you can.
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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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