Eric Swinderman – guitar
Jeff Neighbor – bass
Jack Dorsey – drums
Veteran jazz players unite under the leadership of Jim Grantham, who playsÂ from deep within the tradition of melodic lyricismâ€”Lester Young, Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter. Jim has performed with the likes of Bobby McFerrin, George Cables, Eddie Moore, Mark Isham, Ed Kelly, Gaylord Birch, Frank Tusa and Calvin Keys, and has recorded with Jessica Williams and Eddie Henderson. He is also a well-known jazz educator (including a series of workshops in jazz theory and improvisation that he started at San Francisco’s legendary Keystone Korner in the late 1970s). Â Jim is also the author of a much used, in-depth text on jazz improvisation.
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