Thursday, February 2nd – 8-10 pm
Emily Hayes with the Randy Lee Odell Trio
and special guest guitarist Mark Holzinger
Thursday, February 2nd – 8-10pm: Emily Hayes
Singer Emily Hayes draws on a repertoire ranging from blues to country to jazz, rich in the work of singers from Bessie Smith to Nina Simone to Patsy Cline.
Raised in New England, Emily worked in London for several years, performing at supper clubs with leading early jazz pianists in the area, including Fergus Read, Colin Good (of Roxy Music) and Keith Nichols. Since 2005, she’s been based in the Bay Area where she’s been a band member of The Cottontails (early jazz and blues, featuring Ralph Carney on horns) and the Country Casanovas (classic country and rock).
Guitarist Mark Holzinger (2016 Western Swing Hall of Fame inductee) is a special guest on the date, with the Randy Lee Odell Trio — Eric Shifrin on piano; Ari Munkres on bass and Randy Lee Odell on drums.
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