Sunday, February 4th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Alcatraz Islanders — Swing Era Hawaiian Music
which way west? Sunday concert series
$10 suggested donation
The Alcatraz Islanders perform swing era Hawaiian music that blends traditional island melodies with mainland jazz. The band is led by steel guitarist, Mikiya Matsuda, with Nick Rossi on guitar, Dan Neville on vibes and Vic Wong on bass.
You can catch them in San Francisco every Tuesday at Pagan Idol and every first Wednesday at Club Deluxe, as well as the occasional Sunday brunch at Trader Vic’s in Emeryville.
Hear a bit of their music at this link:
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