Wednesday, December 26th – 7:30–9:30 pm
Peck Allmond Quartet
a Jazz in the Neighborhood
Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund event
$20 cover charge
$10 for students / musici
check out this recording of Peck with John Wiitala on bass in an an all-star quintet
One of the top trumpeters on the national jazz scene, Brooklyn-based since 1993, Peck Allmond grew up in Berkeley, nurtured in Berkeley Unified”s famous elementary school music programs developed in the early 1960s by Dr. Herb Wong. Peck quickly gained national prominence after graduating from the Berkeley High jazz program run by Phil Hardymon.
Peck returns frequently to the Bay Area to visit family, and has frequently assembled this quartet in the past several years — with drummer Vince Lateano, bassist John Wiitala and pianist Keith Saunders. This will be the quartet’s third appearance at Bird & Beckett in the past two years.
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