Upcoming Which Way West?
Sundary afternoon concerts
Sunday concerts coming up (4:30 to 6:30 pm):
Sept 9 Sukhawat Ali Khan Ensemble – sufi
two vocalists, harmonium, flute, tabla
Sept 16 David Solbach Trio – jazz
David Solbach (clarinet), Jason Martineau (piano and vocals), Dan Fabricant (bass)
Sept 23 New Monsters – jazz
Dan Plonsey (tenor sax), Steve Adams (alto and soprano saxes), Scott Looney (piano), Steve Horowitz (bass), John Hanes (drums)
Sept 30 Smooth Toad – Esoteric Americana
GP Skratz (guitar), Hal Hughes (fiddle), Bob Ernst (percussion)
Oct 7 Jay Sanders Quartet – Plays the music of Kenny Dorham
Jay Sanders (trumpet), Adam Schulman (piano), Eric Markowitz (bass), Smith Dobson (drums)
Oct 14 Messin’ with Mezzrow – jazz
Garry Fialko and friends
Oct 21 Ragtime Skedaddlers
Dennis Pash (mandolin), Nick Robinson (mandolin), Dave Krinkel (guitar), Virginia Tichenor (piano), Marty Eggers (bass)
Oct 28 Ron Marabuto Quartet
Nov 4 Pugsley Buzzard – stride pianist from Australia
Nov 11 Hawkeye – jazz
Mas Koga (tenor sax), Grant Levin (piano), Sam Bevan (bass), Bryan Bowman (drums)
Nov 18 Ron Crotty Trio – jazz
Frank Phipps (valve trombone), tba (guitar), Ron Crotty (bass)
Nov 25 David Widelock Trio – jazz
David Widelock (guitar), Fred Randolph (bass), Jim Kassis (drums)
Dec 2 Tango No. 9 – classical/nuevo/original tango
Catharine Clune (violin), Greg Stephens (trombone), Joshua Raoul Brody (piano), Zoltan diBartolo (vocal)
Dec 9 Parlor Tricks Industrial Ragtime Band
Eddie Scher (guitar), Melina Selverston (vocals), Jeff Bruner (bass), Jasen Mars (drums)
Dec 16 Buena Vista Jazz Band – trad jazz
Andrew Storar (trumpet), John Hunt (trombone), Don Neely (clarinet), Si Perkoff (piano), Duncan James (piano), Michael Kenny (bass), Greg Gotelli (drums)
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