Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!
Saturday, February 8th – 7:30–10pm
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night
$25 cover charge / $15-40 sliding scale
Mark Wright, trumpet
Mack Rucks, trumpet
Aaron Bennett, alto sax
Jim Grantham, tenor sax
Muziki Roberson, piano
Joe McKinley, bass
Alexie Berlin, drums
Bay Area composers/arrangers/performers with over 20 years of collaborative experience, the Grassroots Ensemble has been gathering weekly in one configuration or another in pianist Muziki Roberson’s rehearsal studio to develop their stunning arrangements of original and classic jazz compositions.
Five of the seven ensemble members coming together tonight have appeared on the Bird & Beckett stage in the past in a variety of small groups, though this is the first performance here by this ensemble of well-traveled, seasoned professionals. Listen to the hour-long interview on Wanda’s Picks at this link to gain insight into their work, then come down to the shop to hear these musicians bring the music to life.
"I don’t think the printed book is going to disappear any time soon. The codex (the bound book) is a wonderful container for information: simple, portable, inexpensive. Flip through the pages. No scrolling. No crashes. And the book, at its best, aspires to and attains the state of art."
-- Les Ferriss
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...
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