Grant Levin Pianist
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This upcoming weekend the jazz event of the San Francisco summer will take place:

The 33rd Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival

Saturday & Sunday, July 1 & 2, 2017
Fillmore Street ~ Jackson to Eddy
San Francisco, CA
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM ~ FREE

Don’t miss when Grant Levin is playing with Noel Jewkes Quartet and special guest Kay Kostopoulos on the California Street Stage- Jazz Stage, July 2nd, 2017 at 12:30 – 2:00pm.

Bird and Beckett San Francisco live pianoStarting in June, Grant Levin will lead a concert series every second, third and fourth Sundays of each month. 

These will take place in the evening from 7:30-9:30 pm, with a $10-15 cover at Bird & Beckett Books and Records653 Chenery Street in San Francisco’s Glen Park. 1-415-586-3733

The line-up during the first month is:

June 11: Grant Levin Duo with Giulio Xavier, bass
June 18: Grant Levin Trio w/Giulio Xavier, bass, and Jeff Minnieweather, drums
June 25: Grant Levin Quartet w/Francis Vanek, sax; Chris Amberger, bass; Jeff Minnieweather, drums

Local treasure Grant Levin, a jazz pianist of extraordinary range, sensitivity and swing, holds forth in duo, trio and quartet formats every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sunday night.

Bird & Beckett Books and Records

Grant Levin Pianist San francisco with Ken Fowser at BlackCat Cafe March 2017Coming up next, at Blackcat Cafe in San Francisco, are four nights in a row when Grant Levin on piano is joining saxophonist Ken Fowser and Josh Bruneau on trumpet. Playing material from Ken Fowser’s latest record on Posi-tone, “Now Hear this”.

The performances starts at 9.30pm downbeat.

You are all most welcome.

See the itinerary for more upcoming gigs.

All the best,
Team Grant Levin

It has been decided to focus the information and updates about Grant Levin’s music and itinerary to this very website www.grantlevin.com.

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Thank you all for your continued support and for being a wonderful audience!

Special thanks to all the locations were Grant Levin has been featured, among others: Bird & Beckett Books, Noise, Black Cat, Empress Theatre, The Sound Room, Local Edition, Comstock Saloon, Sheba Piano Lounge, Le Colonial SF, Cafe Stritch , San Francisco Conservatory of Music and last but not least SFJAZZ.

See you soon again.
All the very best!
Team Grant Levin

Grant Levin Steve Heckman LegacyCD 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.

dayna-stephens-grant-levin-sf-jazzThis 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.

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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.

belindablairBelinda Blair is a very accomplished singer with a unique vintage flair – read her biography at Bay Music & Entertainment. Continue reading