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Michael Zilber

Michael Zilber, one of San Francisco's leading saxophonists, is hailed by legendary NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman as "one of the best musicians anywhere, period!" Fresh off his Live Beauty CD, named one of the year's best by DownBeat Magazine, Zilber will perform music from his upcoming album of all original music, a tribute to the saxophone giants.

The recording features New York jazz greats Dave Kikoski (piano), James Genus (bass) and Clarence Penn (drums). Interestingly, the band at The Back Room will be exclusively made up of New York expatriates Matt Clark on piano, Peter Barshay on bass, and Akira Tana on drums.

Tickets are $15 ($10 with student ID) and are available at the door. You may reserve your seats in advance by emailing Sam@backroommusic.com and using the word "Tickets" in the Subject line. In the body of your email, please indicate how many seats you would like us to hold. If you have any questions or need more information, please call #510-654-3808.

Earlier Event: July 17
Kazemde George
Later Event: July 22
Fionn O Lochlainn