Vocalist Sandy Cressman leads a stellar band embracing the diversity of Brazilâ€™s musical traditions. Featuring Jeff Cressman on trombone, Murray Low on piano, David Belove on bass and Dillon Vado on drums.
Cressman is well known for her passionate and rhythmic singing of the repertoire of the great composers and performers of Brazilian Jazz, and for her two critically acclaimed CDs, â€œHomenagem Brasileira â€œand â€œBrasil-Sempre no CoraÃ§Ã£oâ€. In 2017, Sandy released a CD of all original Brazilian Jazz compositions, created in collaborations with such notable musicians as Jovino Santos Neto, SpokFrevo, and Ian Faquini.Â In 2015 and 2017, she was a featured vocalist on the main stage of Carnaval in Recife, Brasil.
This Easter Sunday, bring your family, or find your family here! Enjoy a band that’s thrilled audiences at venues including SFJazz, Yoshi’s, The Sound Room, the San Jose Summer Jazz Fest at Cafe Stritch.
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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