JAZZ IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Michael Zilber Quartet

Please join us on Friday, October 10th at 8pm for an evening of live music with Jazz in the Neighborhood!

Michael-Zilber-by-Andy-NowatzkaInternationally-acclaimed saxophonist/composer Michael Zilber, hailed by NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman as “one of the best players and composers around anywhere: Period!” is joined by an all-star Bay Area trio of Peter Horvath on piano, Dan Feiszli on bass and Jeff Marrs on drums. The youth showcase will be the JazzSchool Advanced Jazz Workshop. This award-winning group is the Berkeley Jazzschool’s top high school performing group, and has been the recipient for the past 11 years of the national Downbeat Award as best performing arts student high school group in the country. It is made up of students from the various Bay Area counties by audition.

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.

Friday October 10th 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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