Time: April 27, 2019 at 8pm to April 28, 2019 at 3am
Location: Boom Boom Room SF
Street: 1601 Fillmore St
City/State: San Francisco, CA
Event Type: music, dance, nightlife, drink, blues, indie, jazz, rock, loud, funky
Organized By: Boom Boom Room SF
Latest Activity: Apr 15, 2019
WIL BLADES *STARTING 5* (FUNK, SOUL-JAZZ) + KEVVY KEV @BBR. WIL BLADES *STARTING 5* (FUNK, SOUL-JAZZ) + KEVVY KEV. ** Wil Blades STARTING 5 ** featuring: WIL BLADES B3 (Switch Hitters, Stanton Moore Trio) BRANDON ETZLER - Drums (Steppin, Donald Harrison) MIKE OLMOS Trumpet (New Mastersounds) JOE COHEN Saxophone (New Mastersounds) JON MONAHAN Guitar (Jazz Mafia, Rogue Wave) plus: * Special Surprise Star Guests * and: * DJ KEVVY KEV * WIL BLADES' STARTING 5 No less a jazz organ authority than the legendary Dr. Lonnie Smith has called Wil Blades the future, anointing him the heir apparent to carry on the legend [and] the legacy of the organ, of the B-3. Over the past fifteen years, Blades has grown to be one of the most in-demand organ players on the Bay Area scene. In addition to leading his own trio, he works regularly in duo situations with drummers Billy Martin (Medeski Martin and Wood) and Scott Amendola (Nels Cline Singers); and in trios led by guitarist Will Bernard and drummer Stanton Moore. He s performed and recorded with a host of jazz and blues greats including Melvin Sparks, Idris Muhammad, Joe Louis Walker, Don Braden, Donald Harrison, Nicholas Payton, Karl Denson, Charlie Hunter, Jason Marsalis, Herlin Riley, and many others.