The Emerald Tablet hosts a special Jazz in the Neighborhood, featuring OTONOWA, with Akira Tana on drums, Masaru Koga on saxophones, flutes, and percussion, Grant Levin on piano, andKen Okada on bass. The evening begins with a young talent showcase by Koto Students of Shoko Hikage.
Since 2012, The Emerald Tablet has hosted top notch jazz evenings every second Friday under the stewardship of master trumpet player and teacher Mario Guarneri, and his organization Jazz in the Neighborhood. Please click here to see some examples of the talented musicians who have performed at The Emerald Tablet under the aegis of Jazz in the Neighborhood.
The Bay Area is home to many incredible jazz musicians who’ve devoted their lives to developing their craft and attaining the highest artistic levels. Jazz in the Neighborhood is an important step towards creating an environment where these accomplished professionals can nurture a great American art form in dignity and respect, while delighting audiences of all ages. The Emerald Tablet is proud to provide its resources, on a regular basis, to help this dream to become a reality.
For artist bios and more information: http://emtab.org/jazz-in-the-neighborhood-nov-08-2013/.
7:30 pm doors, 8 pm show.
$15 suggested donation, sliding. Nobody turned away for lack of funds.
All door donations go to the musicians! Delicious complimentary food. Drinks by donation.