Posts Tagged ‘Jazz’

Jazz at Intersection: Les Gwan Jupons

IFTA | WHEN: March 17th, 2 pm | WHERE: 925 Mission St | Details: Les Gwan Jupons play vintage party music from the French, Spanish and English-speaking Caribbean – biguine from Martinique, calypso from Trinidad, cumbia from Colombia, cha-cha and bolero from Cuba. The ensemble, the brainchild of bassist Lisa Mezzacappa and guitarist John Finkbeiner, was born out of both musicians’ love for the music of the Caribbean and vintage sounds of the African Diaspora. Mezzacappa traveled to Guadeloupe more than ten years ago in search of the traditional gwo ka music she had heard on a recording, and later researched jazz in the West Indies as an ethnomusicology graduate student at UC Berkeley. Finkbeiner has long arranged, composed and produced recordings with a homegrown dub reggae band that features…


Jazz at Intersection

INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS | WHEN: Feb 14th, 8pm | WHERE: 925 Mission St | Details: Jazz at the Intersection is back! An amazing housewarming season, Intersection for the Arts’ 14th season of our jazz series debuts in their new home at 5M with a rich cast of world class local jazz artists.  Intersection’s vision is to connect you to their resurgent Mid-Market neighborhood and San Francisco’s unique energy in our intimate music venue with incomparable home town talent.