A 31st birthday blowout for an exceptional young trumpeter, composer & producer.
Isaac Schwartz on drums
Curtis Aikens on bass
Greg Jacobs on piano
Noah Frank on trumpet
Click on the photo below for Noah’s last outing at Bird & Beckett, six months back
Catch tonightâ€™s trio show on YouTube or Facebook, or from the screen at the top of this webpage. But be aware the stream from here (the website) is a new thing and still a bit glitchy. If you run into any trouble at all (and you might!), youâ€™ll find the stream going just fine on our YouTube channel or Facebook page right up to 9pm.
Do contribute to help us pay the band, if youâ€™re not flat broke yourself! They have rent to pay and not nearly enough paying gigs these days. Donate generously here.Â Weâ€™re guaranteeing $150 per musician in our live streams during this pandemic period and rely significantly on your donations at the shows to get there.
If youâ€™re doing well in these times, share your good fortune with The Cityâ€™s fine jazz musicians! They need your support, as do the venues that present the music.
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