Archives for June 2014

Sunday, July 20th – 2 pm
Tales from the Eternal Cafe
Author Janet Hamill reads!

"There is nothing more wonderful than the café, and the tales that are drawn from them.  Long live the café, whether found on the dark backstreet, the fashionable thoroughfare, or the pages of a book!  Within them, as through these tales, we gain … [Read more...]

Wednesday, July 16th — 7 pm
The Ohlone Way
reissue celebration with
Malcolm Margolin and Vincent Medina

The Ohlone Way is a classic work that makes a wonderful effort to imagine and understand the indigenous people who inhabited these central California dunes, rocky outcroppings, redwood forests, chaparral, grasslands and river deltas for thousands of … [Read more...]

which way west?
Sunday concert series:
July 13th, 4:30 to 6:30 pm
The Smith Dobson Quartet

Smith Dobson V, tenor sax Michael Coleman, piano Rob Adkins, bass Hamir Atwal, drums Smith Dobson V comes from a long line of jazz musicians, and carries it well-- he's very highly regarded for his work on vibes, drums and sax.  He can be heard … [Read more...]

The Jazz Philanthropists Union
presents… jazz club!
2nd & 4th Saturdays, 8-11 pm

Official Launch: July 12th–
Saxophone Legend Noel Jewkes
with the Grant Levin Trio

This week, saxophone legend Noel Jewkes joins --Grant Levin, piano --Eugene Warren, bass --Mark Lee, drums for 3 sets of soulful, swinging jazz and bebop! Grant Levin, jazz pianist ne plus ultra, produces our jazz club 2nd Saturday … [Read more...]

Friday, July 11th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Jimmy Ryan Quintet:
akaThe Bird & Beckett Bebop Band!

Drummer Jimmy Ryan leads a top-notch aggregation of musicians: Tonight, vocalist Dorothy Lefkovits performs with the band. Stu Pilorz, trombone Stephen Norfleet, tenor sax Don Alberts, piano Aaron Cohn, bass join Jimmy for a swinging bebop … [Read more...]