653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood
Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six
Live Streams Every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, and more!
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Sunday, May 22nd – 7:30-10 pm
A guided tour from a master of New Orleans piano styles
Macy Blackman at the keys, with Bing Nathan on bass!
“Macy is as comfortable rockin’ Ellington and Gershwin as he is swingin’ Joe Turner and Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson,” quoth an article by Andrew Gilbert in Berkeleyside.
But it’s New Orleans’ music that’s at the heart of so much of Macy Blackman’s music, ever since the mid 70’s when he began to specialize in New Orleans R&B after forming a tight bond of friendship with one of its masters, drummer Charles “Hungry” Williams.
Come down to Bird & Beckett Sunday, May 22nd and take a stroll with Macy and bassist Bing Nathan through the piano styles of Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Allen Toussaint, James Booker and other giants of New Orleans jazz and R&B.
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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The Independent Musicians Alliance
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