The droll, charming and talented
Joshua Raoul Brody
brings to us a singer beyond category.
“Jazz, country, standards, rock, blues, originals —
is a stranger to none of them.
“Probably best known for her tenure with the classic line-up of Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, Maryann can drop names with the best of them: the Kinks (featured on Preservation Act II and the ensuing tour), Asleep At The Wheel, Dave Frishberg, and her various own ensembles.”
Joshua continues, “I first met her shortly after the Hot Licks broke up, and sat in with her band the Millionaires for a little while before she moved back to Austin, where she now lives. But she’s coming back to her old stomping grounds for a whirlwind tour of intimate venues, where she will intermingle songs of all the above-mentioned genres and more with stories of her extremely checkered past, and I will be accompanying her proudly.”
$8-15 sliding scale.
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