653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Sunday, May 3rd — 4:30-6:30 pm
The Steve Nelson Sextet
featuring Sharman Duran

Steve NelsonTwo sets of straight ahead jazz, blues, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban tunes performed by a terrific sextet led by drummer Steve Nelson, with his long-time musical collaborator Sharman Duran on piano and vocals.

The sextet will cover ground from Cole Porter to Jobim to Monk and much more.  Though mainly rooted in the jazz, The Steve Nelson Sextet can take a standard and rearrange it into their own unique musical styling. And besides classic jazz standards, you’ll likely hear James Taylor, Joni Mitchell or even the Beatles arranged in a nice Latin or funk style.

Though the sextet is the project of drummer Steve Nelson, the ensemble’s unique musical mix would not be possible without the vocal and piano stylings of his long-time musical associate Sharman Duran. Along with vocalist/flautist Saskia, the sextet features tenor saxophonist Jim Grantham, vibraphonist Dan Neville and bassist Bill Lanphier.


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

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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The Independent Musicians Alliance

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

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