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smith alto

Saturday, November 7th – 7:30-10 pm
Smith Dobson Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…

Smith Dobson, alto saxophone, leads a fine quartet featuring Keith Saunders, piano; John Wiitala, bass; and Evan Hughes, drums.

Smith has been a leading figure in the young Bay Area jazz scene for a decade or more, equally acclaimed on sax, vibes and drums.

He leads a quartet at Bird & Beckett the first Saturday of each month, drawing on the finest players the local scene can offer.


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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