Pianist Gaea Schell,
bassist Fred Randolph
& drummer Tony Johnson
joinÂ Dave Rocha, one of the Bay Area’s top jazz trumpet players,Â in our Sunday afternoonÂ which way west? concert series, now in its sixth year of weekly sessions.
Dave has worked in the New York big bands of Lionel Hampton and Machito, and with the Latin/Salsa bands of Orchestra Monterey, Tito Garcia and Martin Franco. Since relocating to San Francisco, he’s become a fixture on the scene with his own small unit and teaching gigs.
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