Solano Location

Jazz Stories: "All About the Bass!"

Event address: 
Pegasus Books Solano
1855 Solano Ave
Berkeley, CA

Tuesday, October 3, 7:30 pm
This Recurring Event is at Pegasus Books Solano

It's Jazz Stories:"All About The Bass!" We'll dig deep with songs and stories of Mingus and more. 

This show features Special Guest Star, Andrew Higgins (who WE LOVED last time he was here) on bass, Cayce Carnahan (trumpet) Teerth Gonzalez (drums) and me on keyboards, vocals and stories.  Everybody adores playing with Andrew. He elevates every group he's in. Bring your friends! 

Jazz Stories presents Cole Porter: The Rich Kid who scored the Jazz Age.

Event address: 
Pegasus Books on Solano
1855 Solano Ave
Berkeley, CA 94707

Tuesday, May 2, 7:30 pm
This Recurring Event is at Pegasus Books on Solano

Jazz Stories presents "Cole Porter: The Rich Kid who scored the Jazz Age"

What made his songs great?...and what made them jazz? Special guest will be super-soulful saxophonist, Steve Steinberg,and we'll feature the Jazz Story Regulars: Cayce Carnahan (trumpet), Teerth Gonzalez (percussion) and Richard Leiter (keys/vocals/stories).

Downbeat at 7:30, but definitely come early because it gets very SRO very fast.

Richard Schwartz discusses The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty

Event address: 
1855 Solano Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94707

Wednesday, April 12, 7:30pm
PEGASUS BOOKS ON SOLANO

The opening talk and book signing by Richard Schwartz about his new book The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty, The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M. B. Curtis. The talk will cover M. B. Curtis and his mind-boggling exploits in Berkeley in the 1880s and 90s and what indelible marks are left of his presence.

 

All New Jazz Stories: Jazz + The Movies!

Event address: 
Pegasus Books on Solano
1855 Solano Ave
Berkeley, CA 94707

Tuesday, April 4, 7:30 pm
This Recurring Event is at Pegasus Books on Solano

All-new Jazz Stories: Jazz + The Movies!

These two art forms exploded in tandem. And the flicks we love are jammed with jazz. Come explore with Cayce Carnahan (trumpet), Teerth Gonzalez (drums), Richard Leiter (keys, vocals, stories) and Special Guest Star, Andy Dudnick on sax as we run it down from from Harry Arlen to Henry Mancini, to Spike Lee's dad.

Jazz Stories: Live Jazz. Wonderful Stories.

Event address: 
Pegasus Books on Solano
1855 Solano Ave
Berkeley, CA 94609

Tuesday, March 7, 7:30 pm
This Recurring Event is at Pegasus Books on Solano

Jazz Stories: Jazz in Broadway!

This Tuesday, March 7th - an all new Jazz Stories - "Jazz + Broadway = Magic!" Why did jazz players adore these songs in the 1940's? Why do we still? We'll visit Broadway with Cayce Carnahan (trumpet), Teerth Gonzalez (drums), Richard Leiter (keys, vocals, stories) and Special Guest Star Mara Fox - amazing trombone player! 

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