Jim Grantham, saxophone stylist, bandleader and composer, plays tenor and soprano saxes and flute. His music springs from the tradition of melodic lyricism associated with such composers and instrumentalist
For this date at Bird & Beckett, Jim’s quartet — which will comprise top San Francisco Bay Area veteran musicians Keith Saunders on piano, Jeff Neighbor on bass and David Rokeach on drums — plays contemporary jazz in a wide variety of styles and moods, featuring numerous original compositions as well as jazz standards from John Coltrane, Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, Michael Brecker, and many others.
The Jim Grantham Jazz Quartet offers fine jazz brimming with spirit, creativity, energy, taste and exceptional musicianship.
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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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