Date(s) - 11/25/2019
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Pro Arts Gallery
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Composer and woodwind multi-instrumentalist Sheldon Brown has been involved in the San Francisco Bay Area creative music scene for over 20 years. In June of 2014 he premiered his extended composition “Blood of the Air” at the 32nd Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival. Based on the speech melodies of Beat-era Surrealist poet Philip Lamantia, “Blood of the Air” was made possible with the help of Chamber Music America’s 2013 New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble program (funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation), and with additional support from San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music.
- Sheldon Brown – woodwinds
zBug is a psychedelic jazz trio. Found in 2006 by David and features veteran musicians from the SFBA.
- David Leikam – NS Design CR5-string bass / CR6-string cello, Moog synthesizer
- Sheila Bosco – drums
- Patrick Cress – saxophones, clarinets
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society is a Monday night weekly, live music showcase, featuring improvisors, experimenters, composers based in and exploring New Music, Avant-Garde Jazz, Experimental Noise and beyond. We feature many local and up-and-coming musicians, as well as seasoned veterans and national/international performers. Our series is oftentimes utilized as a musical laboratory, so you will always experience something new, different, challenging and interesting!