Starting 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 Records, 653 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
The week is here: hope you have already gotten tickets to SFJazz Center – Grant Levin will play in four of eight concerts in honor of the sax giant’s 80th birthday on April 24 and a four-night Joe Henderson Festival April 20-23 at SFJAZZ.
See the itinerary for the show details. Enjoy!
Coming 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
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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
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