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Jeff Derby Quartet
Friday, November 30, 5:30pm at Marin Country Mart
Jeff Derby, sax — Jake Smolowe, piano — Jason Carr, bass — Alex Aspinall, drums
Saxophonist/pianist, composer and educator Jeff Derby has been active on the Bay Area jazz scene since 2006. He graduated with honors from Sonoma State University with BAs in jazz studies, music education, and a single subject teaching credential, and in addition to performing, Derby teaches middle school music in Marin County. He draws inspiration from different jazz musicians and composers such as Kenny Garrett, Cannonball Adderley, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Michael Brecker, Thelonious Monk, Chick Corea, Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner, Horace Silver, and Wayne Shorter.
This is a Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund event where each musician will be paid $150 in advance. Jazz in the Neighborhood makes this possible by subsidizing 40% of their pay. Marin Country Mart guarantees the rest. For additional information, please contact Marin Country Mart.