Like all great songwriters/storytellers, Maurice uses humor, pathos, and metaphor…to spin tales of sometimes heroic, sometimes conniving, seductive and/or hapless characters. Characters deep in the throes of urban/country angst, unrequited love, love affairs gone wrongâ€”in a nutshellâ€”country noir.Â A master of clever lyrics and gorgeous melodies…Mauriceâ€™s warm powerful voice animates the songs into a kind of technicolor experience.
– Kathryne Cassis
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