Darren_Johnston

Saturday, April 4th – 7:30–10pm
Bye Bye Bartok
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night
at Bird & Beckett 

$20 cover charge; sliding scale available
Darren Johnston, trumpet aka (also known endearingly as) the peace cannon
Matt Renzi, tenor sax, clarinet, English horn
Adam Shulman, piano
Eric Vogler, bass
Jon Arkin, drums
On the eve of a live recording session to take place the next day at the Maybeck Recital Hall in Berkeley, Bye Bye Bartok convenes to run down the tunes — chamber music and orchestral material done all jazzy like.

A BLACK DAY FOR AMERICA, FEBRUARY 13, 2021

He's brought shame on the nation, and won't get off so easily if we keep our eyes on the battle against demagoguery and the prize of restored democracy. No fascist America, if we only pay attention and don't avert our eyes. Trump lost the election. We can move on, ignore his blather and spurn the chatter and bluster of those who fan the flames of division..

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...
[Read More ]

Sign Up for Weekly Emails!

The Independent Musicians Alliance

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.

https://www.independentmusiciansalliance.org/

Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site