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Thursday, May 7th – 8-10 pm
cd release party!
Bryan Bowman’s “Like Minds”

like-minds-cover-300x275Join drummer Bryan Bowman and his collaborators to celebrate his new CD of original compositions, “Like Minds.”
Bryan is among the top echelon of jazz drummers on the San Francisco scene, heard many times in the past at Bird & Beckett in a variety of configurations — and the other musicians on the CD are likewise experienced, much-in-demand players.  Click here to visit Bryan’s website for his bio and other info.BryanBowman1The CD itself is a polished gem of interesting tunes, superbly played — and hearing the material played live is guaranteed to expand your experience of the recording itself.

Ian Carey – trumpet
Bob Kenmotsu – sax
Matt Clark – piano
Doug Miller – bass
Bryan Bowman – drums/leader


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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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