North Beach Brass Band is both a traditional brass band playing early jazz and golden standards with forays into bebop and an electrified funky jazz act playing classic blues, Motown and soul tunes
The 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 Masakela, The Meters, Jobim, and Miles Davis.
Ed Ivey is, like, our favorite person on the planet! C’mon out!
Daniel Herrera, trumpet
Ed Ivey, tuba
Blake Ritterman, traps
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