Students in the SF Conservatory of Music’s “Roots, Jazz & American Music” BMUS degree program host their peers from Bay Area colleges and high schools. The program was founded just last year, and the first crop of brilliant musicians, who arrived on the scene in September of 2017, have become the wise elders, welcoming a new contingent of jazz whiz kids just last month… Now there are too many to fit on one stage, so they’re mixing and matching each month, and brilliant music is made fresh each time out! Jazz is the sound of surprise, and of unalloyed pleasure! Come hear for yourself!
No cover charge. Donations to support the bookshop that supports the students are very much appreciated.
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