A throwback to the great small jazz groups of the early 1960â€™s, the Sanders/Larson Jazz Quintet is a mainstay of the San Francisco jazz community, honed in countless nights on the bandstand of Club Deluxe and other great Northern California venues. The quintetâ€™s sound and style is rooted in the 60â€™s Blue Note era, the heyday of small group jazz. Original compositions by quintet members fit snugly with tunes by jazz legends like Hank Mobley, Miles Davis, Horace Silver and Donald Byrd.
You can get a taste of the quintet’s sound at this link: https://www.clubdeluxe.co/sanderslarson-jazz-quintet
Jay Standards – trumpet
Scott Larson – trombone
Keith Saunders – piano
Eric Markowitz – bass
Evan Hughes – drums
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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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