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Ben Goldberg

jazz club: Saturday, Oct. 4th – 8-11 pm
The Smith Dobson Quartet
with Ben Goldberg

Ben GoldbergClarinetist Ben Goldberg has been playing at the top echelon of American progressive jazz for a couple of decades and has recorded prolifically, including a recent session with tenor sax player Smith Dobson, the leader of our 1st Saturday “jazz club” sessions.  Drummer Hamir Atwell and bassist Eric Markowitz, two key and wonderfully creative players on the Bay Area jazz scene — both heard many times in the past at Bird & Beckett — will anchor the quartet.


Hamir Atwal

Eric Markowitz

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