Saturday night, you’ll want to unwind from Giants mania with the Terrance TonyÂ Quartet –Â Eugene Pliner, piano; Aaron Cohn, bass and Vinnie Rodriguez, drums.
Alto player Tony was Houston based until just a couple of years ago. Â He was influenced by–and played alongside–legendary HoustonÂ tenor players Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb,Â Don Wilkerson and Eddie “Cleanhead” VinsonÂ and Dallas titansÂ James Clay andÂ Marchel Ivery. Â In 1989 he toured with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in the band that included Benny Green, Frank Lacy, Javon Jackson and Donald Harrison.
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