Jinx Jones is among the top guitar wizards in the Bay Area, known far and wide for his killer rockabilly virtuosity, but no stranger to the jazz tradition. Â His Jazzabilly All-Stars set the standard for cool and straight ahead jazz with an Americana inflection.
You can count on hearing Jinx with his rockabilly aggregation, the Kingtones, at the Glen Park Festival each year (coming up on the last Sunday in April) — and with close to the same regularity, Bird & Beckett invites him in with his Jazzabilly All-Stars. Don’t miss a Bay Area musical treasure…
“There are very few guitarists on the scene today who have a resume like San Francisco picker Jinx Jones. After having played with both Chuck Berry and Roy Buchanan, Jones has established himself as one of the top rockabilly guitarists on the scene today.â€
â€“Â Dr. Matt Warnock; Guitar International Magazine
â€œJinx Jones and his trio serve up fine examples of American Music, all with Jinx playing the living hell out of the guitar.â€
– John Heidt, Vintage Guitar Magazine, June, 2007
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!
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