In tribute to some of the giants of the saxophone, Michael ZilberÂ performs all original music from his new cd, “Originals for the ORIGINALS,” written in homage to John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Dave Liebman, Michael Brecker, Sonny Rollins, Paul Desmond and Joe Henderson.
Hailed by jazz critics including Andrew Gilbert and Bill Milkowski as superb, Zilber’s 11th release as a leader features New York jazz greats Dave Kikoski on piano, James Genus on bass, and Clarence Penn on drums, and has been widely described as his best and most personal recording..
For this Bird & Beckett performance, Michael is joined by Matt Clark on piano; Peter Barshay on bass and Jason Lewis on drums.
You couldn’t ask for better!
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