Great jazz music from the traditions of New Orleans, Chicago, New York and San Francisco.
Al Molina, trumpet
Jerry Logas, reeds & vocal
Jeffrey Burr, guitar
Dean Reilly, bass
Vince Lateano, drums
Al Molina was born to a musical family in San Francisco in 1935. He made his mark on the local jazz scene in the early 1960s, first heard on vinyl in the 1966 release, â€œJazz from San Francisco,â€ and named Best Jazz Trumpet in San Francisco by the Bay Area Jazz Society in 1983. Along the way, Al has released three records as a leader, including the great â€œAmigos Todosâ€ in 2003. He’s toured internationally twice and has appeared at the Monterey, Russian River and San Jose Jazz Festivals over a long and beautiful career.
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.
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