Fall 2011 Staff Picks

Fall 2011 Staff Picks

Mark Zitter

      Monday, October 10, 7:30pm      
      at Herbst Theatre

Local Berkeley boy makes good! Monk was the first and most profound jazz influence on Benny Green, who will celebrate Monk’s birthday in this performance with a terrific bassist and drummer.

      Saturday, October 22, 7:00pm & 9:00pm      
      at Herbst Theatre

One of today’s best sax players teams up with one of the best pianists. It’s enough to see either of these guys perform; this will be a double treat.

      Saturday, October 1, 8:00pm      
      at Paramount Theatre

Rising star, bass-playing female vocalist, passionate performer, Grammy Award winner – she’s one of a kind.

      Sunday, October 16, 7:00pm      
      at Herbst Theatre

A living legend whose playing remains fresh. This guy can swing!

      Thursday, October 27, 7:30pm      
      at YBCA Forum

Bluesy jazz with witty lyrics. Gotta love his laid-back voice and wry sense of humor.