Sunday, May 19, 4:30-6:30 pm
which way west? Sunday concert series
never a cover charge, but your donations help us pay the musicians!
Trumpet player Warren Gale has had a long and esteemed career, and is considered a key bebop player, particularly in West Coast small combo work, with significant time in Stan Kenton’s orchestra as well.Â Â Drummer Jimmy Gallagher hales from Mendocino where he studied with pianist Kent Glenn– he’s been a vital force on the local jazz scene since moving down several years ago.Â Pianist Matt Clark needs little introduction to Bay Area, and indeed national, jazz audiences.Â He’s anchored groups with Bobby Hutcherson, Joshua Redman, Marcus Shelby and countless others.Â Bassist Michael Glynn studied with Basie & Armstrong associate Buddy Catlett, and has played with top-drawer jazz musicians including Bud Shank, Conte Condoli, Don Lanphere and Jon Hendricks!
Join us for two sets of top flight jazz by musicians spanning several generations.
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