Sunday, October 13th – 4:30-6:30pm
SFJAZZ Poet Laureate Emeritus Genny Lim, in performance with Francis Wong & Jon Jang
$20 suggested donation; any amount appreciated
Coltrane, Dolphy Monk. Billy Higgins, Shirley Horne, Billie Holiday, Sun Ra, Nina Simone and more geniuses of jazz are evoked in a newly published book that combines the poetry of Genny Lim and the linocuts of artist Nina Mera.
This afternoon will feature a performance of the material by Genny Lim, poetry and vocals; Francis Wong, reeds; and Jon Jang, piano.
Equipto Sato, emcee and rap artist, will open the afternoon’s program.
A BLACK DAY FOR AMERICA, FEBRUARY 13, 2021
He's brought shame on the nation, and won't get off so easily if we keep our eyes on the battle against demagoguery and the prize of restored democracy. No fascist America, if we only pay attention and don't avert our eyes. Trump lost the election. We can move on, ignore his blather and spurn the chatter and bluster of those who fan the flames of division..
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.
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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!
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Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site