Sunday, November 19th – 7:30-9:30 pm
The Grant Levin Trio
Chris Amberger and Rodney Ruckus
$15 cover charge
Why are these musicians smiling? Maybe it’s because your cover charge tonight, plus what we, as charter members of the Jazz Philanthropists Union, put in, plus a wage subsidy from the Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund (created by Jazz in the Neighborhood) will combine to pay a decent guarantee (“a fair wage”) to the musicians who make up…
The Grant Levin Trio
Saturday, November 19th
Grant Levin is an extraordinary jazz pianist, nearing the end of a seven-month residency at Bird & Beckett! Only five dates left on his schedule before the end of the year! Don’t miss this trio date with “Jazz Messenger” Chris Amberger, bass, and the vital young drummer Rodney Ruckus.
For this Grant Levin Trio date, Jazz in the Neighborhood’s Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund, in collaboration with Bird & Beckett and the Jazz Philanthropists Union, will be supplementing your generous contributions at the door to make sure the musicians are paid adequately, and nearly twice what they’ve generally come to expect!
An exciting progressive era is dawning when audiences, venues and philanthropists will be working in concert to raise the wage expectations and standards of the Bay Area’s many wonderful professional musicians!
November 19th is the debut of the Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund.
Be a part of it!
First principle: It starts with YOU!
Please realize that your cover charges, donations and generosity are the starting point on which the venues and philanthropists build.
$15 cover charge tonight. Students $10.
Jazz Philanthropists free– inquire at the bookshop how to become one.
(Hint: a hefty donation to the cause is what it takes.)
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