Jim, Dean, and Jacques at Kezira Cafe’

Friday 5-20-22 6-9 PM. This is always fun. And happy! I really love that! Dean Schmidt on bass, Jacques Willis on drums. We’ll be playing some tunes we haven’t played in a long time that I hope you will find interesting and rewarding to hear. As always, great Ethiopian/Eritrean food, full bar, all ages, and…

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Trio at Kezira Friday, April 8th 6-9 PM

With the superb rhythm section of Dean Schmidt on bass and D’Vonne Lewis on drums! We’ll be sporting some new tune, and Nigist has a beautiful new had-painted mural covering most of the North wall! As always, no cover, full bar, all ages, great food. We are always delighted to see you! Kezira Cafe’, 5100Rainier…

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Returning to Kezira Restaurant Friday December 3rd!

WooHoo!! More fun with Dean Schmidt on bass and Jacques Willis on drums! It was revelatory for me when we played together in mid-October, as we had not played together since April 2019-and that gig was so darn cold my flute was almost 1/2 step flat. I said to Dean on the first tune “Hey…

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Jim, Osama Afifi, and D’Vonne Lewis!

I’ll be back with the superb rhythm section of Osama Afifi on bass and D’Vonne Lewis on drums; and some new material. We had a great time last week with Dean and Jacques Willis; and the wildly talented Greg Bem sitting in on poetry.  Apologies, the picture shows Dean Schmidt… We’ll be playing jazz trio…

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