MERCURY SOUL: JAZZ MAFIA
DJ Will Magid (Balkan Bump) • DJ Masonic (Mason Bates) • DJ Justin Reed (illmeasures-Chicago)
Cosa Nostra Strings
Jazz Mafia – SF
music of Ellington • Bernstein • Stravinksy • Adam Theis
Fri April 26th, 2019 – 9pm-2am
Mercury Soul returns to DNA Lounge for another show featuring DJs and live music. This event will feature Bay area Musician collective: Jazz Mafia, in addition to a jazz big band performing Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto, Bernstein’s Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs; as well as additional works by American jazz greats including Duke Ellington and others. In the DJ booth will be DJ Masonic (Mason Bates) and Justin Reed spinning classic and contemporary, jazz inflected, downtempo and house music. Our featured electronic artist is Bay area DJ Will Majid (of Balkan Bump fame) who will bring live trumpet improvisation to his DJ performance.
Experience Cosa Nostra in an intimate private space in Richmond, CA
String Trio + Bone and Perc
Bach Prelude and Fugue in D Maj
Purcell "When I am Laid"
Webern Op. 11 mvt 2
Evoniuk Honeybee Suite
Theis Safe to Say
Cooke/Lawrence A Change is Gonna Come
Cosa Nostra Strings returns to SFJAZZ as part of their “Leading Women II Series”. These two special shows with be a presentation of their project Blowin’ in the Wind: Music of the 1960s. You will hear world premiere original compositions as well as some favorite covers, tracing the diverse range of music of the decade, from the rock of the British Invasion to the Bay Area’s folk movement, Motown, free jazz, contemporary classical music, and global trends from Latin America, Jamaica, and Cuba.
6:00pm & 7:30pm shows
Michael Morgan’s “inspired, multifarious, musical bash” takes its inspiration this year from the peerless soul of Nina Simone and the boogie-woogie of Fats Domino. Special guests (including Jazz Mafia) abound in this annual rollicking holiday party.
Special post-concert show with Cosa Nostra Strings
$15 - $60