653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Lisa B

Saturday, November 16th – 7:30-10pm
Lisa B & the Reverberant Band:
CD Release Show
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night

$20 cover charge; sliding scale available

The Jazz Philanthropists Union
with support from Jazz in the Neighborhood’s Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund
presents

Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) and the Reverberant Band
CD Release Show!

Lisa B, spoken and sung verse
Ben Flint and Scott R. Looney, keyboards
Marcus Shelby, bass
Isaac Schwartz, drums

Celebrating the release of Lisa B’s seventh record “Reverberant: Poems & Music,” which joins the two strands of Lisa B’s work, vocal jazz and poetry, in riveting ways. Also featuring tunes from Lisa’s 2018 record “I Get A Kick: Cole Porter Reimagined” and other favorites such as “Joe Williams Died Walking/Every Day I Have the Blues.”

 

AUDIO TRAILER FOR THE ALBUM:
https://youtu.be/FwvznP2qDwM

“Only the multi-talented jazz singer, songwriter and poet Lisa B has been weaving the kind of ‘must pay attention to every word’ storytelling magic that we hear on ‘Reverberant: Poems and Music’ throughout her unique 20-year career…The highlights are thoughtful, piercing homages to Billie Holiday (a medley of spoken word…and “Lover Man”)…Cecil Taylor…and Max Roach.” – The JW Vibe
 

“A singer, spoken-word artist and poet with an incisive way of chronicling situations, memories and emotions…a pliable, expressive voice dipped in blue.” – Jazz Times

 
“Bernstein reinterprets the [Cole] Porter Songbook… to magnify the American Treasure that is these songs… displays her total command of the material.” – All About Jazz

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The Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund’s subsidy of this date allows us to pay a “fair wage” of $150 per musician tonight, 50% more than our regular guarantee on a Saturday night. The Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund is a project of Jazz in the Neighborhood, established with the aim of raising gigging musicians’ wage standards so they can afford to stay in this very expensive city and region. Your cover charge tonight and your tax-deductible contributions to the Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project make it possible for us to do our part.

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$15 and worth every penny
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.

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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