Join us on July 18th for another West Oakland Session featuring Illy Bogart! Drawing from a wide diversity of musical influences, this groove-oriented quintet create their unique sound in the cracks between funk, hip hop, and the jazz tradition.
This concert is part of a series of West Oakland Sessions featuring young jazz musicians based in the Bay Area. All shows in this series will be recorded live with an in-person audience. High quality video and audio is provided to the musicians free of charge, courtesy of Jazz in the Neighborhood and Musical Traditions. By purchasing a ticket to this show and participating in the recording, you are helping to launch these young musicians’ careers.
Celebrating the release of their debut album, Illy Bogart brings new compositions and their unique musical voice. Featuring Tony Peebles (Tommy Igoe, Pacific Mambo Orchestra, KATCHAFIRE) and Lyle Link (Warren Wolf, Ralph Peterson) on saxophones, Ian McArdle (Erik Jekabson, Jacam Manricks) on keyboards, Kai Lyons (Wil Blades, Joe Cohen) on guitar, and Isaac Schwartz (Negative Press Project, High Standards) on drums, Illy Bogart draws from a wide-reaching plethora of influences from classic jazz, modern funk, and hip hop to bring something new, impactful, and exciting.