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in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Sunday, May 28th – 8pm
Sheldon Brown / Michael Wilcox / Dillon Vado

Michael Wilcox and Sheldon Brown have had an ongoing trio project going for several years, usually with drummers Bryan Bowman or Alan Hall. Bryan isn’t able to make it this time, and Alan Hall has (sadly for his trio mates) relocated . . . So this time around they are delighted to note that they’ll be playing with the fabulous Dillon Vado. Dillon is a young lion of jazz, a triple threat on drums, on vibes, and as an extraordinary educator.

Michael and Sheldon have put together a book of tunes that covers a lot territory: from original pieces of theirs to adaptations of classical pieces by Brahms, Faure, Machaut and Bartok, Bulgarian music, Choro, music of Herbie Nichols, and much more. They assert that they’re very grateful to be playing at “one of the Bay Area’s premier venues for creative music,” Bird & Beckett.

Michael Wilcox – Fretted and Fretless Electric Basses
Sheldon Brown – Alto and Tenor Saxophones, Clarinet and Bass Clarinet
Dillon Vado – Drums



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