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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 - Dec 2

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, December 2, 2014; 7pm-10pm; doors open at 6pm)

Admission $10.00  (Cash Only!)



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Tory Teasley - Dec 6

"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 Pittsburgh, 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 December 6th for an evening of laughter, love and song. Oh, and don't forget to bring your dancing shoes!!!

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

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

Admission $15.00



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Jacquie Cole and Company - Dec 12

"Sharing Xmas Bliss"

Jacquie Cole is a Jazz/Blues/R&B vocalist.  She is from New Orleans, the very heart of jazz and celebratory soul.

Ms. Jacquie brings a confident, well-seasoned vibe to My Groove this year.  Having performed in New Orleans, and all over the Bay Area, her energy is cultivating, and her lyrics intentional.

Musicians are Jacquie Cole, vocalist, Casey Mattson, piano; Vincenzo DeLaRosa, bass; Art Maxwell, horns; and Paul Tillman Smith, drums.

(Friday, December 12, 2014, 8:30pm-11:00pm; doors open at 6:00pm)

Admission $15.00



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Celine Productions Open Mic - Dec 16

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, December 16, 2014; 7pm-10pm; doors open at 6pm)

 

Admission $10.00  (Cash Only!)



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Barbara Hunter - Dec 20

"Achyutan and Barbara Hunter Quartet"

Achyutan and Barbara Hunter Quartet - Enjoy a variety of music, balanced with fresh arrangements of familiar jazz and popular standards!  Passion!  A rhythm section of awesomely talented and supportive musicians!  This is one of the band's many returns to 57th Street Gallery, where they always come up with a surprise or two.

Word is that once you step inside the Gallery and hear the Quartet you will find it impossible to leave until the very last note has been played and the last word sung. Please come check out the band and lend your support to live music.

Musicians are Barbara Hunter, flute/sax/vocals; Ian McArdle, piano; Erich Hunt, bass; Al Stanford, percussion and Achyutan, drums/vocals.

(Saturday, December 20, 2014, from 8:30pm-11:00pm; doors open at 7:30pm)

Admission $15.00



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Tory Teasley - Dec 27

A Tribute to Sarah Vaughn, Luther Vandross, and Phyllis Hyman

Toya Maria Alexander is a self-taught musician, singer/ songwriter who has performed her own original songs in the Bay Area for many years. Toya portrayed the late jazz and soul singer Phyllis Hyman in several productions of "Celestial Celebration", a musical stage play by James Brooks, and also produced and performed several tributes to Phyllis Hyman of her own. Toya opened for Howard Hewitt, Freda Payne and Norman Connors and has been a featured vocalist for several Bay Area bands.

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 Pittsburgh, to the Brava Theater in San Francisco and even to the east coast where he sung Mozart's Requiem at Carnegie Hall.

Mary Lanette Daniel is a scientist and earned her Baccalaureate degrees in Biology and Chemistry, as well as a Masters degree in Molecular Biology. A Marine Corps Veteran, she is a Bio-pharmaceutical and Medical Device Recruiter, and CPO of an IT start up. She began singing Jazz 3 years ago, when a non-profit she was involved with decided to do a fundraiser which was held at the 57th street gallery, where she was urged by Dale to attend the Monday Blue Note Jazz Jam Session. Currently she performs in both Los Angeles and the Bay Area.

Musicians are Tory Teasley, vocals; Mary Daniel, vocalist, Toya Alexander, vocals; Terry Rodriguez, piano; Art Maxwell, Tenor Sax/Flute; Paul Tillman Smith, drums; and special guests..

(Saturday, December 27, 2014, from 8:30pm-11:00pm; doors open at 7:30pm)

Admission $20.00



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