Renzi/Johnston/Shulman/Vogler: “Bye Bye Bartok” – Reimagining Great Symphonic & Chamber Themes

Renzi/Johnston/Shulman/Vogler: “Bye Bye Bartok” – Reimagining Great Symphonic & Chamber Themes
Saturday, January 13 @ 7:30PM
What if Béla Bartók wrote “Bye Bye Blackbird”? What if Charlie Parker wrote a prelude in E, or Sun Ra, a symphony in C? We may never know, but four Bay Area voices come together to groove, swing, and do their thing over themes by Bach, Bartok, Satie, Tchaikovsky, and others, followed by a set of their own compositions. Chamber jazz from the heart, this evening marks the inaugural performance of the new quartet.   FEATURING: Darren Johnston - trumpet Matt Renzi - woodwinds Adam Shulman ...
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Ren Geisick and Her Quartet: Love Song & Other Misunderstandings

Ren Geisick and Her Quartet: Love Song & Other Misunderstandings
Friday, January 5 @ 7:30PM
Ren Geisick presents songs from her new CD, Ren, Love Song, along with new original music and jazz-meets-country arrangements. Kicking off the evening is a set from Adira Shark, whose rich vocals and unique style will be a great compliment to Ren and her quartet.   FEATURING: Adira Shark - guitar, vocals Ren Geisick - vocals Jon Dryden - piano Danny Gerz - bass Bob Welsh - guitar Jim Kassis - drums   ABOUT THE ARTIST: Her talent honed during countless renditions of old stand...
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