Sunday, January 11th — 4:30-6:30 pm
Craig Ventresco & Meredith Axelrod
ragtime and other early guitar styles
Craig has had a decades-old obsession with investigating the music he’s found in the grooves of dusty stacks of 78s. He plays a whole lot of guitar; in fact, is pretty much world famous for his talents and investigations of the music that once dominated the parlors of homes across America.
Meredith has immersed herself in the study of the music of those long gone eras and plays a whole lot of guitar herself. She also has an amazing way as a singer, uncannily channeling the voices long lost in the grooves of those old 78s. She’s headlined shows at Hollywood’s Steve Allen Theatre and has opened for the Cheap Suit Serenaders.
It’s fun stuff and these are two amazing talents. Hope you’ll join us. You won’t regret it!
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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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
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Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site