Friday, March 4 – 7:30pm
The SticklerPhonics is some special kind of Modern Micro Brass Band… Jazz, Groove, Funk and much more! Drums, saxophone and trombone? Why not? With each player in The SticklerPhonics, the concept of working as a unit is crucial. Playing in the pocket, giving each other space, getting the audience to move… Like nothing you’ve heard. Playing original music. Let’s DO this.
Scott Amendola – drums/percussion/electronics
Raffi Garabedian – tenor saxophone
Danny Lubin-Laden – trombone
$20 cash cover charge. Doors open 10 minutes before showtime.
Reservations, call the store at 415-586-3733. Capacity is limited.
BYOB, proof of vaccination and a mask.
Can’t make it to the show?
Check it out in the live stream on our
YouTube channel or Facebook page.
We go to considerable effort and cost to bring you the livestream
and we use your donation to help pay the musicians a guaranteed fair wage.
No project better displays Amendola’s big ears and musical ambitions than “Fade To Orange”, an orchestral piece commissioned as part of the Oakland East Bay Symphony’s Irvine Foundation-funded New Visions/New Vistas initiative. The roiling work premiered to critical acclaim at Oakland’s Paramount Theater on April 15, 2011.
As a sideman, Amendola has performed and recorded with a vast, stylistically varied roster of artists, including Bill Frisell, John Zorn, Laurie Anderson, Mike Patton, Mondo Cane, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Josh Redman, Cibo Matto, John Dieterich from Deerhoof, Cyro Baptista, Wadada Leo Smith, Bruce Cockburn, Madeleine Peyroux, Joan Osborne, Jacky Terrasson, Shweta Jhaveri, Phil Lesh, Kelly Joe Phelps, Larry Klein, Wayne Horvitz, Johnny Griffin, Julian Priester, Sonny Simmons, Pat Martino, Larry Goldings, Paul McCandless, Rebecca Pidgeon, Joe Goode Dance Group, and many more. Visit scottamendola.com for more info.
Raffi Garabedian was born and raised in Berkeley, California. He went on to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music from 2006-2010, where he received a Bachelors of Fine Arts and studied with such musicians as Tony Malaby, Mark Turner, Chris Cheek, Bill McHenry and Andrew Cyrille. Raffi has recorded and performed with a variety of artists including Jorge Rossy, Ben Street, Dayna Stephens, and blues legend Johnny Talbot. He is an original member of the brass band Brass Magic and can be found playing around the Bay Area with drummer Scott Amendola and the Electric Squeezebox Orchestra. Raffi also performs with his brother Noah Garabedian. As an educator, Raffi teaches regularly at the California Jazz Conservatory and the Stanford Jazz Workshop, as well as working with private students.
Danny Lubin-Laden is a trombonist and composer based in Oakland, CA. Danny attended The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in NYC where he studied with Art Baron, Alan Ferber, Lee Konitz and Ambrose Akinmusirie. Danny has spent time performing, composing and touring both nationally and internationally and has multiple records out as a bandleader. Danny currently performs regularly with JACKNIFE, Johnny Talbot, the Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, Brass Magic, Scott Amendola and also leads his own projects. Danny is a dedicated music educator with yearly teaching duties at Berkeley High School and the Stanford Jazz Workshop.
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.
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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