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Dave Amato and Friends: Jazz, Blues & Grooves
August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm| $15 - $20
Bay Area guitarist Dave Amato – acclaimed as a solo and ensemble performer, composer, educator, host of KUSF’s “Guitar Journeys,” and stringed-instrument repairman – assembles an all-star cast for a kid- and parent-friendly afternoon of laid-back explorations and improvisations.
Dave Amato – guitar
John Trombetta – trumpet
Eric Schugren – sax
Willem Von Hambracht – bass
John Pahmer – keyboard
Dave Amato grew up in Walnut Creek and graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.M. in studio jazz guitar. Since 1993, he has been performing around the Bay Area and Southern California with his jazz ensemble, as a solo guitarist, and with many local bands. Dave, who has done studio work for many artists, has also composed and performed music for both independent films and nationally broadcast commercials.
Time: Doors 12:30PM / Show 1:00PM
Admission: $15-20 sliding scale
Tickets will not be sold in advance for this event – please arrive at the Red Poppy when doors open to purchase tickets. All ages are welcome.