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North Beach Brass Band

Saturday, January 30th – 7:30 pm
jazz club! when lights are low…
North Beach Brass Band

North Beach Brass BandThe mighty North Beach Brass Band takes over the venerable Bird & Beckett Books shop in Glen Park on Saturday January 30th.

San Francisco’s talented North Beach Brass Band is at once a traditional brass band playing early jazz and golden standards, and an electrified funky jazz act playing classic blues, Motown and soul tunes.

Band leader Ed Ivey, wielding his sousaphone like it’s weightless, takes this unit through classic grooves in the New Orleans tradition and forays deep into the bebop and funk realms.

North Beach Brass Band covers almost every American genre, from Louis Armstrong’s favorites to danceable covers of Seventies hits from legends like Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Reed, Buddy Guy, War, Hugh Masekela, The Meters, Jobim, and Miles Davis

Ed Ivey, tuba and bass
Dave Bullers, sax
Daniel Herrera, trumpet
Blake Ritterman, trap set
Byron Rynes, guitar

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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