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Friday, October 7th – 7:30pm
Jean Fineberg’s JAZZphoria Quintet

Doors open at 7:20pm for the 7:30pm show.
$20-25 cash cover charge; sliding scale.
Bird & Beckett is a guaranteed fair wage venue:
your cover charge stakes us to the band’s guarantee.

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Saxophonist/flutist/composer Jean Fineberg’s latest quintet features first-call keyboardist Frank Martin,  5-album guitarist Nancy Wenstrom, Pride & Joy bassist Marc Levine and Cold Blood drummer T. Moran. The ensemble will perform tunes from Jean’s latest album, Jean Fineberg & JAZZphoria, which is currently enjoying airplay on more than 50 radio stations, including the Bay area’s KSCM.

Bandleader Jean Fineberg has performed and/or recorded on more than 40 albums, including stints with Melba Liston, David Bowie, Laura Nyro, Cornell Dupree, Mo’fone and The Montclair Women’s Big Band. Her compositions have been performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival, Carnegie Hall, The Grammys and the Kennedy Center.

On the faculty of the California Jazz Conservatory, and has been featured on Marian McPartland’s iconic Piano Jazz radio show. She is the recipient of multiple composition grants from the NEA, Meet the Composer, Doris Duke Foundation, Chamber Music America and has served as composer-in-residence at nine art centers around the US.

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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