www? Rudy Mwongozi & Paula Hackett – jazz/poetry
Rudy Mwongozi w/Paula Hackett
Rudy Mwongozi left Oakland for NYC a few years ago, but he’s here on a visit, and we’re thrilled to have him back on Sun., Jan. 16 at 4:30 at the Bird & Beckett piano — a might better piano than before, we might add — one we’re saving up to buy (come back Jan. 22 to help us pull that off!) Rudy’s a marvel & plays every part of the instrument, digging into those keys and strings like no one else. Today, he’ll be joined by his good friend and collaborator, Paula Hackett, a poet who Rudy backed to terrific effect on her cd, “Roulette.”
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