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Grant Levin Quartet 6-25-17 with Francis Vanek, sax; Chris Amberger, bass; Jeff Minnieweather, drums

Saturday, September 1st – 7:30 pm
The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents…
The Grant Levin Quintet
jazz club! when lights are low…

$20 cover charge; $10 for students, musicians, low income.

Grant Levin, piano
Jack Tone Riordan, guitar
Erik von Buchau, vibes
Tomoko Funaki, bass
Rick Rivera, drums

A piano-guitar-vibes configuration inspired by a stormy day’s immersion in the classic live 1958 George Shearing Quintet recording, “George Shearing on Stage!” That lp featured pianist Shearing in the company of guitarist Jean Thielemans, vibraphonist Emil Richards, bassist Al McKibbon, conguero Armando Peraza and traps drummer Percy Brice.

Grant and his confederates will take the music wherever they want, for your pleasure. Not a hotplate re-creation of a classic, but rather an original concoction made to showcase the freshest San Francisco jazz flavors.

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