653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


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Sunday, May 8th – 4:30-6:30 pm – Happy Mothers Day!
Gail Dobson Band

a jazz matriarch and her progeny!

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Gail Dobson has been a jazz singer for decades, inspiring and inspired by a family of musicians, immediate and extended — Mas Koga, shakuhachi, flute and saxophone and Smith Dobson V, vibes and sax… Alan Hall, drums… Luke Westbook, guitar… Sam Bevan, bass have been the core of her band for a good long time.  Her recent CD “How Fragile We Are” features these musicians, with Adam Gay subbing for Sam on bass.  The band will do some of that material, and will assay a number of tunes the Dobsons, a clan spun from the late, great pianist Smith Dobson IV, have long used as a vehicle to get at the essence of the music. You shouldn’t miss this date. Mama Gail will be a bit disappointed with you if you do!


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

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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The Independent Musicians Alliance

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

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