The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project & the Jazz Philanthropists Union,
with the support of Jazz in the Neighborhood’s Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund and you!, present
The Matt Renzi Quartet
$20 cover charge; $10 for students / musicians / low income
Matt Renzi – saxophone, clarinet
Leonard Thompson – piano
David Ambrosio – bass
Russ Meissner – drums
At Bird & Beckett tonight, Matt Renzi will be joined by pianist Leonard Thompson, bassist David Ambrosio and drummer Russ Meissner. Renzi’s jazz activity spans the country and the Atlantic. He maintains working trios in both New York (where his trio with Ambrosio and Meissner is based) and Rome. Renzi continues to work with both trios but is now based in San Francisco, where he was born and raised. Renzi’s father, the late Paul Renzi, was principal flautist with the San Francisco Symphony for 60 years, from 1944 when he was just 18 years old until his retirement one year before his death in late 2014.
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!
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