jazz in the bookshop every Friday, 5:30-8:00 pm
Friday, July 3rd: Â SeaBop Trio
Don Prell, bass –Â Scott Foster, guitar –Â Eugene Pliner, piano
The 1st Friday of every month, Don Prell brings in an aggregation he calls The SeaBop Ensemble, kicking off another round of Fridays. Â The co-founders of Bird & Beckett’s long running jazz series follow suit: Â with Jimmy Ryan fielding a quintet or sextet on the second Fridays, Scott Foster taking the third for a fresh unit of his devising, and Chuck Peterson leading his 230 Jones Street quintet on the fourth.
Bird & Beckett’s Friday jazz dates started in late 2002– and somewhere along the way trumpeter Ernie Figueroa, may he rest in peace, gave it its name. And on it goes!
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