Tuesday, July 23 – 7:30-9:30 pm
Dred Scott’s Pacific Jazz Group
Eric Crystal, tenor sax
John Wiitala, bass
Smith Dobson IV, drums and alto sax
Dred Scott, piano and drums
Dred Scott, co-founder of Alphabet Soup in San Francisco in 1991, leads this all-star quartet homing in on the recorded output of Southern California’s Pacific Jazz record label, whose stalwarts included Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Shelly Manne, Russ Freeman, Lee Konitz, Bud Shank, Chico Freeman… and their legion of colleagues. Dred had the opportunity to spend time with Freeman before he died. “What a cat!” says Dred.
Hear what four top musicians glean from the recordings made by some of the most brilliant musicians of their time and place in the history of jazz.
$20 cover charge.
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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