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in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Saturday, August 26th – 7:30-9:30pm
the chamber jazz of

Dave Tidball, alto sax.
Charlie Keagle, tenor sax.
Henry Hung, trumpet.
Peter Barshay, bass.
David Rokeach, drums.

$25 cover charge / byob.
reservations: call the shop at 415-586-3733.

Tidball5 plays three-horn arrangements of alto player Dave Tidball’s compositions that he’s arranged for an ensemble with no chord-playing instrument (such as piano or guitar). Soloists are accompanied and supported by textures and lines of the non-soloing horns, along with the rhythm section.

More from Dave: “I had a seven-piece band in Boston which was fun – I enjoy writing for multiple horns. In the 90s I formed Threedom, a trio which included bassist Bill Douglass and drummer Robert Kaufman, reveling in the freedom of that format. This new group is like an amalgamation of those two worlds”

Dave, a multi-reed instrumentalist, arranger and composer born in Wales, became active in the London jazz scene in the 1970s, recording two albums and touring with British jazz fusion pioneers Turning Point. He has performed in a wide variety of settings, notably the trio Threedom, with bassist Bill Douglass and drummer Robert Kaufman, the sextet Triceratops, and singer Paula West’s quintet, recording CDs with each. He’s also been a featured soloist on albums by Vivian Sayles, Tony Adamo, Benny Watson and Peter Zak. Dave teaches instrumental music for the Oakland Unified School District, directing band programs in three elementary schools


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