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Cathi Walkup: BIRD'S NEST

Bird's Nest Jazz Presents

Sunday, March22, 

5-7 pm,

doors open at 4:30 pm BIRD'S NEST JAZZ,

THE DENNY BERTHIAUME DUO

 

Denny Berthiaume, piano & Jeff Buenz, guitar

2 sterling world class musicians 

 we are so pleased to have them!

WATERPARK LOFTS, #109
2875 GLASCOCK ST., OAKLAND, CA

$25, includes small plates & beverage

Tix:  Brown Paper Tickets

 

 

Pianist DENNY BERTHIAUME, has performed with Bobby McFerrin, Diane Schuur, Joe Williams, and Ed Thigpen. He recorded 4 albums as co-leader of the successful fusion group Solar Plexus, and has appeared at jazz festivals in Monterey, the Russian River, San Jose, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. 
Guitarist JEFF BUENZ has enjoyed a varied career in music for the last 30 years.  He is a producer, recording artist, composer, arranger and educator.  He taught at DeAnza College for 30 years, and was a California Arts Council ìArtist in Residenceî for 9 years.  He has performed and/or recorded with Stanley Turrentine, Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, Toninho Horta, Viva Brasil, Canoneo, and Claudia Gomez. During the last 6 years, Jeff has worked as a CMP (Certified Music Practioner) at Stanford Hospital and other medical facilities.
 

Driving from San Francisco, Berkeley etc. get on to the 880 S past downtown Oakland for 3 miles to Fruitvale Ave. exit, take an immediate right on to Derby St. off of the exit. Go down a few blocks and take a right on Glascock St. go a few blocks and when the condominiums/town houses on your left end there will be white gated fence which is the Water Park Lofts which is 2875 Glascock St. There is normally always parking on the street (street sweeping Sat and Sun morning to look out for). Call 510-534-6163 if you have any problems. We are in #109 off the courtyard. 

Driving from Hayward, San Jose, etc. get on the 880 N, take the 29th Ave/Fruitvale Ave exit. Take the first right towards Fruitvale Ave. take the next right on Del Norte. Take your next right on Elmwood Ave. Go up to the next stop sign where it forces you to go left, be careful as cars are coming off the highway right there, this becomes Derby St. Go down a few blocks and take a right on Glascock St. go a few blocks and when the condominiums/town houses on your left end there will be white gated fence which is the Water Park Lofts which is 2875 Glascock St. There is normally always parking on the street (street sweeping Sat and Sun morning to look out for). Call 510-534-6163  if you have any problems.  We are in #109 off the courtyard.

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NOVEMBER!!

"THE SECRET OF THE SONG, LYRICS OF CATHI WALKUP"

DOUBLE CD & SONGBOOK RELEASE PARTY!!!

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH, 8 PM

THE CALIFORNIA JAZZ CONSERVATORY

(formerly the jazz school)

2027 ADDISON, BERKELEY, CA

$15/$12 seniors/students

email: info@cjc.edu  phone: 510-845-5373 tix

SUNDAY OCTOBER 12TH

BIRD'S NEST JAZZ PRESENTS!

SUZANNA SMITH & KENNY WASHINGTON

with LARRY DUNLAP on Piano

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12TH 5-7 PM doors at 4:30 For Tix:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/882948

$25 includes small plates & beverage

Two very different but very simpatico singers, one dynamic duo Singer/Songwriter/Lyricist meets improvisational genius - this is going to be awesome and fun! tickets are going fast!

Bird's Nest Jazz @ Waterpark Lofts 2875 Glascock Street, #109 Oakland, CA 94601

a warm and wonderful house concert series in our loft on the Oakland/Alameda Estuary, right next to the Park Street Bridge info: 510-534-6163

SUZANNA SMITH does wonderful lyric driven songs, penned by her own hand. They swing and bounce, and she delivers them with style and sass. Her material is both personal and universal and she delves into her songs without fear, sharing her heart and winnng the hearts of her audience. She can also put a new spin on old standards, like a breath of fresh air. click here to listen

KENNY WASHINGTON "The thing is, Washington slays 'em wherever he performs...he's an oversize talent who can scat with the harmonic daring and rhythmic command of a bebop saxophonist, croon with the simmering soul of Donny Hathaway, and interpret standards with such intelligence and emotional commitment it's like Rodgers and Hart wrote "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" with him in mind." -- Andrew Gilbert, eastbayexpress.com