Saturday, October 10th – 7:30-10:00 pm
The Grant Levin Quartet
featuring Howard Wiley, tenor sax
(following 4-6pm duo performance:
Grant with bassist Chris Amberger)
jazz club! when lights are low…
Grant Levin leads the date every 2nd Saturday night in our weekly “jazz club” series. A brilliant pianist, Grant assembles terrific ensembles for his time on the Bird & Beckett bandstand, and tonight is no exception. On saxophone, Howard Wiley will be making his first appearance at Bird & Beckett. Born in Berkeley and raised in Hercules, he’s been among the most sought after players in the Bay Area since first making waves on the scene in the early 1990s… playing Koncepts Cultural Gallery at age 12 and Yoshi’s at 14. Read more on Howard here.
Chris Amberger is on bass with Grant in a couple of sets as a duo from 4-6 pm, and then returns to the stage in the quartet, with Mark Lee on drums, when we turn the lights down at 7:30…
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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