Sunday, August 24th – 4:30-6:30 pm
jazz and beyond
Aggressively whimsical and charmingly incoherent. Reconnaissance Fly deliriously mixes Spam poetry, found texts and original lyrics with jazz, progressive rock, funk, samba, free improvisation, a small Chinese gong, and an arsenal of wind instruments all deployed against the forces of tedium!
Amanda Chaudhary with keyboard and electronics; Rich Lesnik playing clarinet, bass clarinet, and soprano and tenor saxophones; Polly Moller with voice, flutes and guitar; Larry the O on the drums, and Tim Walters on bass guitar and electronics.
On January 17, 2014, Edgetone Records opened a small cat carrier and released Reconnaissance Fly’s debut album, Flower Futures, into the wild. Live shows in support of this CD will be many and varied, including this one at Bird & Beckett. In the fall you can run down to the Mojave Desert for some kinda seriously out of pocket experience, or wait ’til November and catch them here in town in the midst of a major Sun Ra extravaganza. Dig the drummer today, and you’ll get a little hint just what that’s all gonna look like! Check their website for more! Click here!
Available Now at Bird & Beckett
Hot off the press from your neighborhood bookshop just in time for the lame duck period. 75 million voters, and counting, have rejected fascism and lies. 70 million haven’t yet made that commitment. Bully Goat’s Bluff might change a few of their minds.
Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.
~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~
$15 and worth every penny
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.
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