King of the San Francisco saloon and salon pianists, Eric Shifrin sings too and rolls with the InÂ Crowd through material from Cole Porter to Hoagy Carmichael to Gene Autry. Â He’s been charming the swells, swindlers and stand-up guys in bars and bistros from the Barbary Coast to Nob Hill for decades and shows no signs of flagging.
Heâ€™s joined tonight at Bird & Beckett by long-time associate Ari Munkres on bass and Randy Lee Odell on drums. Donâ€™t deny yourself one of San Franciscoâ€™s singular pleasures!
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