JAZZ IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: The Kelly Gray Trio

Please join us on Friday, August 8th at 8pm for an evening of live music with Jazz in the Neighborhood, featuring the The Kellye Gray Trio!

Kellye GrayWith her stunning musicality and warm, enveloping voice, Texas native Kellye Gray is one of the most accomplished jazz vocalists on the national scene. Gray’s profile has continued to grow by leaps and bounds; she’s recorded over half a dozen albums as a leader, and has logged performances nationally and internationally at world-class venues and festivals including Lincoln Center, the Spoleto Festival, Yoshi’s and SFJAZZ. Kellye has shared the stage with legends Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie, Etta James.

Joining Kellye onstage will be pianist Adam Shulman and bassist Sam Bevan. Opening act for Friday’s performance will be vocalist Gabriela Marguerite.

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.

This event is sponsored by the Music Performance Trust Fund of the American Federation of Musicians and Jazz in the Neighborhood, a member of the Intersection for the Arts Incubator Program.

Seating is limited and reservations are encouraged. To reserve, call (415) 671-8867 or click on the button below:

Eventbrite - Kellye Gray Trio at Emerald Tablet

JAZZ IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: The Kellye Gray Trio
Friday August 8th 2014. 7:30 pm doors, 8 pm show.
The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (map)
$20 suggested donation ($10 students), sliding scale. Nobody turned away for lack of funds. All door donations go to the musicians! Delicious complimentary food. Drinks by donation.

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