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Blue Monday's Jazz Jam Session


Come out to Blue Monday's Jazz Jam Session every Monday with house band members Calvin Keys- guitar, Art Maxwell- saxophone/flute, Mark "Hashima" Williams- bass, Keith Saunders- piano, and Leon Joyce, Jr.- drums, and (In Loving Memory of Khalil Shaheed) from 7:00pm-11:00pm and doors open at 6:00pm.  Come on out and sing, play your instrument or just enjoy the music.  You can never tell what stars will show up at our Blue Monday's Jazz Jam Sessions.

Admission is $10.00.

Music students FREE admission.

 

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Celine Productions Open Mic - Nov 4

Celine Productions and 57th Street Gallery

Presents Open Mic

First and Third Tuesdays of each Month, 7:00pm-10:00pm

Following a successful four year run in The Berkeley City Club, Celia Ihne is pleased to bring a night dedicated to singers, songwriters and all lovers of song to our local home for jazz, The 57th Street Gallery.

The Gallery has dedicated itself to bringing the best in local music to the Temescal area in Oakland, and is well known for its fine selection of performers. Come down and bring a song to share, an instrument to play, or just to join a lively crowd of like-minded jazz enthusiasts. Please bring your charts for accompaniment on the grand piano and bass. Drum kit available for use by participants, as well, please bring your own cymbals and drumsticks.

(Tuesday, November 4, 2014; 7:00pm-10:00pm; doors open at 6:00pm)

Admission $10.00 (Cash Only!)



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Tory Teasley - Nov 8

"Tory Teasley and the Teasers"

Tory Teasley is a Bay Area native. Tory started his journey of singing at the age of 12.  He began his training in classical music, later to vocal jazz at the Berkeley Jazz School under the direction of Grammy nominated Ledisi. Tory has performed all over the Bay Area, from Bases Loaded in Pittsburg, to the Brava Theater in San Francisco and even to the east coast where he sung Mozart's Requiem at Carnegie Hall. Tory's sound is described as "honey and silk in a romantic love affair." With the encouragement of his family and community Tory has been able to tend to his calling with confidence. Focused persistence, has enabled Tory to go over the rainbow and finally too the 57th Street Gallery stage where he will present the works of his influences. Join him July 11, for evening of laughter, love and song. Oh, and don't forget to bring your dancing shoes!!!

Musicians are Tory, vocals; Morgan, piano; and Tyler, bass; and Dylan, drums.

(Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 7:00pm-11:00pm; doors open at 6:00pm)

Admission $15.00



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Herman Roque - Nov 15

"Herman Roque Latin Jazz All Stars"

Herman Roque has been playing Congas & Percussion for forty years and back in the day he was with Coke Escovedo for many years before his untimely passing. He then started a Latin funk band called Con Soul with the great Bassist, Phil Escovedo.  They toured the US and Hawaii for two years then he played with PETE Escovedo for a short time. He then went with Larry T. & the family and recorded with Calvin Keys. He was with Tower of Power, again for a short time before starting Urundi with the Bay Area's great arranger & Trombonist, Mike Renti.

We are breaking into the Bay Area music seen with my Latin Jazz Project, playing jazz standards with a taste of Cuban Jazz. Don't miss this performance it will be worthwhile. 

Musicians are Gary Flores, piano; Jimmy Jam Garcia, bongo;
Josh Marshall, saxophone; Herman Roque, conga/percussion; and Carlito Franco, bass/vocals.

(Saturday, November 15, 2014, from 8:30pm-11:00pm; doors open at 6:00pm)

Admission $15.00



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Celine Productions Open Mic - Nov 18

Celine Productions and 57th Street Gallery

Presents Open Mic

First and Third Tuesdays of each Month, 7:00pm-10:00pm

Following a successful four year run in The Berkeley City Club, Celia Ihne is pleased to bring a night dedicated to singers, songwriters and all lovers of song to our local home for jazz, The 57th Street Gallery.

The Gallery has dedicated itself to bringing the best in local music to the Temescal area in Oakland, and is well known for its fine selection of performers. Come down and bring a song to share, an instrument to play, or just to join a lively crowd of like-minded jazz enthusiasts. Please bring your charts for accompaniment on the grand piano and bass. Drum kit available for use by participants, as well, please bring your own cymbals and drumsticks.

(Tuesday, November 18, 2014; 7pm-10pm; doors open at 6pm)

Admission $10.00  (Cash Only!)



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First Edition - Nov 22

First Edition is the outcome of a dynamic collaboration between pianist Damu Sudi Alii, bassist Alexander Smith, and drummer Michael Spencer.  As the rhythm section for Hanif and the Sound Voyagers and the Larry Douglas Alltet, the trio has evolved into a musical force of tremendous depth in their own right.  Alternately, soulful, funky, and progressive, but always rhythmical and melodious, Alii, Smith, and Spencer combine to create a spectrum of sound that covers the gamut of what Bay Area jazz fans have come to expect on the local jazz scene.

Appearing with the trio in their upcoming performance at 57th Street Gallery will be vocalist Lisa Jack. You don't want to miss this special night of soul-stirring sounds and good vibrations featuring original compositions by pianist, Damu Alii.

Musicians are Damu Sudi Alii, piano; Alexander Smith, bass; Michael Spencer, drummer and special guest vocalist Lisa Jack.

(Saturday, November 22, 2014, from 8:30pm-11:00pm; doors open at 6:00pm)

Admission $15.00



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Kymberly Jackson - Nov 29

Kymberly Jackson, Piped Piper of the Bay!

Presents: A Mo' Betta Jazz Experience

Kymberly Jackson, is a Composer, Flautist, Vocalist, Producer, and Music Instructor.

Kymberly Jackson began her quest for the perfect union of musician and instrument at an early age. After experimenting with the clarinet and drums, she discovered her musical soul mate in the flute.

Born and Raised in Los Angeles, California, Kymberly (aka "Kj") began classical training at the age of 12 and continued to master the instrument throughout her formal education.  As a graduate of prestigious Mills College in Oakland, California, receiving her Masters in Music, Kj was afforded the opportunity to study under world-renowned Classical flautists, Angela Korregelos and Priscilla Call.

Kymberly has honed her musical gifts from Beethoven to Hip Hop with ease and fluidity. Her versatility and ability to move successfully between urban contemporary, smooth jazz, and classical techniques makes her one of the most sought after musicians in the industry.

Musicians are Kymberly Jackson, flutist; Tammy Lynne Hall-Hawkins, piano; Kevin J. Scott, bass; and Leon Joyce, Jr., drums.

(Saturday, November 29, 2014, from 8:30pm-11:00pm; doors open at 7:30pm)

Admission $15.00



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