which way west? Sunday concert series.
All ages welcome!
No cover charge, but your generous donations
make it possible for us to pay the musicians.
Sunday, August 4th â€“ 4:30-6:30 pm:Â Vocalist Ruth Keady
with Madaline Duran, sax;
Keith Saunders, piano; Scott Chapek, bass.
Ruth Keady has a powerfully swinging way with jazz standards that’s gained her ample respect among some of the topÂ jazz musicians on the San Francisco scene.Â She’s joined on this date by Mad (Madaline) Duran,Â a superb tenor sax player particularly well known for her longÂ musical partnership with her mate, guitarist Eddie Duran.Â With or without Eddie, Mad can wail for hours without repeating a thought.Â Â Also on the bandstand,Â pianistÂ Keith Saunders, recently transplanted from New York and now a highlyÂ valued fixture on the scene, and Scott Chapek, whose association with Ruth goes back to the days when the legendary Vince Wallace held down a regular session at the bar called the Schooner down on Valencia Street.
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