With six-string bassist Michael Wilcox and drummer Alan Hall, this trio has been active for more than two decades.
The trio continues in the tradition of Sonny Rollins, one of the earliest proponents of the tenor/bass/drums format. As a trio, they will explore a wide variety of music that has interested them over the yearsâ€”from Brazilian choro, Bulgarian music, and the music of Herbie Nichols to pieces adapted from the classical repertoire by composers like Brahms, Faure and Machaut. Also featured will be music by bassist-composers such as Gary Peacock, Miroslav Vitous, Jaco Pastorius, and Sam Jones.
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