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Sunday, June 30th, 4:30-6:30 pm:
The Matt Renzi Quartet

which way west? Sunday concert series.
All ages welcome!
No cover charge, but your generous donations
make it possible for us to pay the musicians.

Sunday, June 30 – 4:30-6:30 pm: The Matt Renzi Quartet

Matt Renzi trio. Club Jimmy Glass, Valencia, 9-Marzo-2010Matt Renzi on sax and oboe
Misha Khalikulov, cello
John Wiitala, bass
Smith Dobson V, drums

Based now in New York City and Rome, Renzi grew up in San Francisco — where his father, Paul Renzi, was principal flautist for the San Francisco Symphony until his retirement in 2004, having joined that organization at the age of 18. Matt’s grandfather, Paolo Renzi, was principal oboist for Arturo Toscanini’s NBC Symphony Orchestra. Matt studied with the late saxophone titan Joe Henderson as well as South Indian vocalist R. A. Ramamani.

Renzi’s sidemen for this date are among the most talented jazz players on the San Francisco scene.  Come early if you need to snare a seat!


You’ll find great music every Sunday afternoon in
Bird & Beckett’s 4:30-6:30 pm “which way west?” series.
In July, we’ll present:

July 7th:  A trad jazz extravaganza with the Buena Vista Jazz Band, featuring singer Darlene Langston, along with Andrew Storar, trumpet; John Hunt, trombone; Don Neely, clarinet; Duncan James, guitar; Si Perkoff, piano; Mike Kenny, bass; & Greg Gotelli, drums

July 14th: The Grant Levin Trio, with Glenn Richman on bass and Mark Lee on drums

July 21st: The Noel Jewkes / Grant Levin Duo

July 28th: Vocalist Sandra Aran and her quartet

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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