Tonight, he’s leading a trio with two players making big waves– bassist Giulio Xavier Cetto, out of Stockton, and drummer Louis Sweatt, out of Brentwood.
Grant himself was born in San Diego and raised there and in Humboldt… went to University of Nevada in Reno, joined the faculty in Chico, then found San Francisco irresistible as the locus for jazz in the modern day. He’s plying his trade practically in the shadows, but he’s been acclaimed everywhere he’s played.
He’s just the most amazing pianist we’ve yet heard, and that’s in a town with scads of incredible pianists.
Don’t miss this date!
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