The Jazz Philanthropists Union
presents… jazz club!
2nd & 4th Saturdays, 8-11 pm
Official Launch: July 12th–
Saxophone Legend Noel Jewkes
with the Grant Levin Trio
This week, saxophone legend Noel Jewkes joins
–Grant Levin, piano
–Eugene Warren, bass
–Mark Lee, drums
for 3 sets of soulful, swinging jazz and bebop!
Grant Levin, jazz pianist ne plus ultra, produces our jazz club 2nd Saturday sessions. Each outing, you can expect a group comprising some of the Bay Area’s finest jazz musicians, percolated through the sensibilities of one of its very finest young jazz pianists.
Cover charge for the evening is $15– unless you’re a student, a struggling artist or are just squeaking by in this economically supercharged region, in which case an $8-15 sliding scale is for you!
Besides being a jazz club, this is a jazz club — join jazz club for $75 per year, and your cover charge is just $7.
Jazz Club features the Bay Area’s top jazz talent, and happens at Bird & Beckett on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. In July, that’s July 12th and July 26th. Grant Levin organizes the 2nd Saturday sessions, and pianist Michael Parsons organizes the 4th Saturdays.
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!
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