653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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noon to six


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Friday, March 29th – 6-8pm
Robert Kennedy Organ Trio

Robert Kennedy, organ
Scott Foster, guitar
Cody Rhodes, drums

$20 cover charge; byob.
Reservations, call 415-586-3733.

Robert Kennedy’s 2015 debut Hammond organ combo release Big Shoes spent nine weeks on the CMJ charts, peaking at #11, and his 2018 album Closer to Home, also with the organ trio, peaked at #5 on NACC’s jazz chart, #1 on RMR’s jazz chart, and #32 on JazzWeek’s Top 50.

Arriving in the Bay Area in 1988 from the American South, Robert played piano in the Stanford University Jazz Band and studied jazz piano with the great jazz pianist, band director and educator Bill Bell.

Robert was a founding member of the groups Hip Pocket Jazz Quintet and Double Funk Crunch, performed as pianist with the SFJAZZ Monday Night Band, and held the accordion chair in Mission Hot Club. He has had the pleasure of playing venues such as Yoshi’s, the Boom Boom Room, San Francisco International Arts Festival, Doc’s Lab, Keys Jazz Bistro, the Agenda Lounge (back in the day), and the SFJAZZ Miner Auditorium, and has shared stages and recorded with renowned players such as Nancy Wright, Calvin Keys, Howard Alden, Jules Broussard, Howard Wiley, Ned Boynton, Will Weston, Terrence Brewer,  Connie Champagne, Jinx Jones, Bing Nathan, and many more, playing jazz, blues, pop, R&B, and rock and roll. Among his many inspirations Robert counts the playing of Jack McDuff, Billy Childs, Larry Goldings, Herbie Hancock, and Tony Monaco.

In addition to his freelance work on piano, Hammond organ, and accordion, Robert currently plays accordion as a member of Bistro Moustache and of The International Café Music Society. He is a proud member of the Recording Academy (NARAS) and the Independent Musicians Alliance.


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