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I'm Talkin' Jazz
<strong>I'm Talkin' Jazz</strong> Sun, Apr 12th from 8:00AM - 8:30AM
Larry Vuckovich with Chris Cortez: SF Jazz Clubs 1950's-60's, Part 2
Devoted jazz pianist and composer of 6 decades, Larry Vuckovich was Vince Guaraldi’s only student. He got his start playing with saxophonist Brew Moore and later worked with Jon Hendricks and Dexter Gordon. Join us for Part 2 as we continue our exploration of the San Francisco Jazz Club scene with stories and music from the acclaimed Basin Street West, El Matador and the Blackhawk with Woody Herman, Eddie Duran and John Handy.
I'm Talkin' Jazz
<strong>I'm Talkin' Jazz</strong><br> Sun, Apr 19th from 8:00AM - 8:30AM
Larry Vuckovich with Chris Cortez: SF Jazz Clubs 1950's-60's, Part 3
Master pianist and composer Larry Vuckovich arrived in San Francisco as a teen during the flourishing 1950's jazz scene immigrating from Kotor Montenegro (former Yugoslavia) and has been actively working as a renowned jazz presenter and bandleader for the last 6 decades. Join us this week for Part 3 of the San Francisco Jazz Clubs of the 1950’s and 1960’s with exclusive music by drummer Benny Barth featuring unsung trombonist Fred Mergy plus stories about performing at the Hungry-I with Lenny Bruce and a surprise visit by guitarist Wes Montgomery at one Vuckovich’s jam sessions.
I'm Talkin' Jazz
<strong>I'm Talkin' Jazz</strong><br> Sun, Apr 26th from 8:00AM - 8:30AM
Larry Vuckovich with Chris Cortez: SF Jazz Clubs 1950's-60's, Part 4
From his experiences as an immigrant teen watching Miles Davis from the “chicken coop” at the Blackhawk to sitting-in with Shelly Manne at the Saturday afternoon jam sessions at the Jazz Workshop celebrated pianist and composer Larry Vuckovich has lived a storied life. Join us for the final excursion into the countless jazz clubs that once lined the Fillmore neighborhood known as Harlem of the West. Hear stories about after-hours club Jimbo’s Bop City and music by Sonny Clarke, Gerald Wilson and Leroy Vinnegar.

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