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Team Grant Levin
CD Release Party for multi-saxophonist Steve Heckman’s 5th CD as a leader (his 3rd on the Jazzed Media label), entitled: LEGACY: A COLTRANE TRIBUTE. We will be performing a program of Coltrane’s compositions as well as some standards he is associated with, both material from the CD, as well as other songs which may eventually wind up comprising a 2nd volume of Coltrane tunes.
Steve Heckman, tenor and soprano sax
Grant Levin, piano
Eric Markowitz, bass
Smith Dobson V, drums
Doors Open: 4:00 PM Starts: 4:30 PM Ends: 6:30 PM
Tickets are here: California Jazz Conservatory
Read one of the reviews.
Once again Grant Levin will be performing at the SFJazz Center in San Francisco.
This time he will participate kicking off the Joe Hendeson Festival, together with Bay Area-raised jazz star Dayna Stephens who returns home to perform music from Joe Henderson’s provocative 1969 album Power to the People.
Previous shows when Grant have played at SFJazz have all been sold out. Make sure to get your ticket early – they are now released.
Edit: The monday night performances were a limited set of shows. In replacement typically every other Monday, Grant Levin will play with Ricky Aguillar Latin Jazz Group, at Revolution Cafe, at 5.30-8pm.
The next upcoming show with Belinda Blair takes place October 26 at Mr. Tipples Recording Studio, in San Francisco at 7-10pm.
From now on you will be able to enjoy the piano tunes of Grant Levin as he is joining JellyRoll Jazz trio lead by singer Belinda Blair at Le Colonial SF, Monday evenings from 7-10pm.
Belinda Blair is a very accomplished singer with a unique vintage flair – read her biography at Bay Music & Entertainment. Continue reading
The latest CD scheduled to be released October 7, 2016 where Grant Levin participates as a sideman on piano – STEVE HACKMAN: LEGACY: A COLTRANE TRIBUTE – has already received great reviews from jazz critics. Continue reading
Ana Airlines inflight magazine Wingspan, published a 12 page featured article on the Jazzy City San Francisco. Happy to featured along with the core of San Francisco musicians making up this fantastic jazz scene. Read the full article here
Grant Levin joined the Jemal Ramirez Group – JRQuartet – on stage at Cafe Pink House in Saratoga, March 23 and 24. Two wonderful concerts, featuring world renowned saxophonist Dayna Stephens.
Luckily, seven of the tunes were recorded Continue reading
“… Outer Richmond.
Mom-and-pop stores are dying, but a mom-and-son record store and art gallery has sprung to life in the Outer Richmond.
Bird and Becket Grant Levin Quartet With Chris Amberger, Grant Levin, Malachi Whitson and Noel Keith Jewkes
With Chris Amberger, Grant Levin, Malachi Whitson and Noel Keith Jewkes.
Jazz club! every 2nd Saturday night, 7:30-10 pm, Grant Levin leads the band at Bird & Beckett Books and Records in San Francisco’s Glen Park.
This past Saturday evening April 10, 2016 the band was featuring Grant Levin, piano; Noel Jewkes, reeds; Chris Amberger, bass; Malachi Whitson, drums and guest singer Kay Andreas Kostopoulos.
As most always the room was filled, representing Continue reading
Performance Showcase 2015 presented a special “early evening” of song and storytelling for New Year’s Eve, featuring renowned singer Faith Winthrop. Faith’s storied career includes sharing the stage with Vince Guaraldi, Billie Holiday, Tony Bennett, Barbara Streisand, the Basie Band and Mel Torme.
Special guests at this event was vocalist Jesse Foster, story teller Ron Jones and grand pianist Grant Levin.
A summary like this afterwards, is a joy to receive. Thank you.
“Happy New Year and a huge thank you to last night’s jazz and storytelling performers! Faith Winthrop is a legend — she is loved. Jesse Foster’s voice is like a graceful dancer. Ron Jones gave one of his best performances ever. And people could not stop talking about Grant Levin Pianist. Performance Showcase is grateful for these artists and everyone who turned out to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Many thanks and creative blessings to you in 2016. Photo by Kate Aragon.”