$20 suggested donation; any amount appreciated
Riley Bandy & James Mahone, saxophones
Matt Clark, piano
Caroline Chung, bass
Ruth Price, drums
Citizens Jazz is a revolving collective of some of the Bay Areaâ€™s best up-and-coming and veteran musicians led by bassist Caroline Chung, who has been gigging professionally for over a decade playing in bands ranging from jazz and funk to Brazilian and Latin; she has studied under the late great Herbie Lewis, performs regularly in the Bay Area, and has organized several Bay Area Women in Jazz series at Red Poppy Art House. She has opened up for the Buena Vista Social Clubâ€™s last U.S. tour at Mountain Winery, as well as for Ozomatli at the New Parish with Afro-Latin funk band Sang Matiz.
Each time out, the Citizens Jazz combo brings a different element of magic that happens in the spontaneity of the language of jazz and improvisation.Â
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