Pianist Grant Levin has become appreciated as among the very finest young pianists on the local jazz scene, and his collaboration with
seasoned tenor sax playerÂ Noel Jewkes has paid dividends for both of them, and for audiences all around the Bay Area. Â Tonight, they’re joined by veteran bassistÂ Chris Amberger, one of Grant’s very earliest proponents, and drummerÂ Hamir Atwal. Â Both of the latter two gentlemen lend tremendous swing and joy to the bandstand every time.
“jazz club” is what we call our weekly Saturday night session… each week a different leader brings in some of the best talent the Bay Area has to offer, showcasing the musicians you want to hear– whether you know it or not! Â It’s a beautiful scene, and we hope you’ll make it a habit.
8-11 pm every Saturday night! Â $10 cover charge; wine and beer available — donate what you can to defray the cost of that!
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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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
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