Off the Grid: Terrence Brewer Quartet


WHEN: Sept 14, noon–2 pm |
WHERE: 5th & Minna St |

DETAILS: In 2004, multiple-award winning Guitarist Terrence Brewer started his own record label, Strong Brew Music, and to date has produced six albums for that record label. Brewer’ s last three albums (QuintEssential, Groovin Wes, and Setting The Standard: Vol 1) combined to spend nearly 100 weeks on the National JazzWeek Radio charts weekly top 50. Those same three albums made their way into the top 15 on the national JazzWeek radio charts (QuintEssential peaked at #15, Groovin’ Wes peaked at #9, and Setting The Standard: Vol 1 peaked at #12) and Brewer has lead his groups in over 2000 shows in the last 7 years. Brewer has performed to sold-out crowds at the 52nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, the world famous Yoshi’s at Jack London Square, Yoshi’s San Francisco, SFJAZZ Jazz Festival, and countless other venues. In addition to headlining his own shows, Brewer has shared the stage with vocalist/pianist Diana Krall, Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers), Gerald Albright, has worked with Mary Wilson (The Supremes), Darlene Love, Dr. Anthony Brown, Pete Escovedo, and has studied with the likes of Charlie Hunter, Duck Baker, Tom Patitucci, Mark Levine. When Brewer is not touring regionally and nationally, he finds time to instruct master classes, clinics, and lectures for the likes of Stanford Jazz Workshop, SFJAZZ, The Jazz School, Lafayette Summer Music Workshop and presenting at colleges, high schools, and middles schools throughout California including San Francisco University High School. He is a winner of Best Jazz Artist by the SF Weekly, Bay Area Blues Society “Best Jazz Group” Award, and Oakland Chamber of Commerce Artist of the Year.
Terrence Brewer – guitar; Lincoln Adler – saxophone; Tim Campbell – organ; Rick Rivera – drums

Intersection for the Arts curates live music and theater performances to appear at Off The Grid's lunch market at 5th and Minna St. Join us for this one-of-a-kind food and art experience.