2:00 - 4:30
This show will feature live jazz by the Loren Means Quartet, with Means singing and discussing the music of Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk and others. Means will be accompanied by Si Perkoff on piano, Ollie Dudek on bass and Tony Johnson on drums.
Loren Means has sung jazz throughout the Bay Area, where he has resided since 1962, organizing jazz shows at Artists’ Television Access, Savannah Jazz and Common Space SF. He has written jazz criticism and history for Down Beat, Contemporary Keyboard and the Berkeley Barb. And recently he introduced a screening of the documentary Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser at the Richmond branch.