Sunday, October 4th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Northern Winds and Voices
Finnish trumpet player Heikki Koskinen leads this ensemble, featuring Kati Pienimäki Schenker, vocals; Steve Heckman, saxes, flutes & clarinet; Rent Romus, saxes & flutes & kantele; and Noah Schenker, bass. Heikki performs on piano, e-trumpet, tenor recorder & kantele.
A poll winning jazz trumpet player in the 1970s in his native Finland, Koskinen came to the U.S. to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston and has had a long San Francisco tenure, composing, recording, teaching and collaborating on the bandstand with the likes of Hadley Caliman, Mark Levine, Joe Bonner, Benny Green, Larry Hancock and Michael Spiro.
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