Oakland Freedom Jazz Society presents…
Andrew Jamieson is dedicated to spiritual transformation through his work as a pianist, keyboardist, composer and arranger. He moved to Oakland, CA for the music composition program at Mills College where he studied with Roscoe Mitchell and Chris Brown. He served for two years as music director at New Spirit Community Church, a progressive ecumenical community in Berkeley, CA, for five years as Minister of Music at Bethel Community Presbyterian Church in San Leandro, CA, and he currently plays for City of Refuge UCC in Oakland, CA and the Pacific School of Religion. Larger groups include the Ives Band and Trouble Ensemble, and he is also the founder of the All Ears Interfaith Sangha.
Ross Hammond: Solo guitar set
Sacramento guitarist Ross Hammond has played on large stages and in small corners throughout the United States and beyond. His sound is equal parts jazz, folk, blues, spirituals and world music.
He has played for Hillary Clinton, to audiences of five and all points in between.
Ross has collaborated/gigged/recorded with:
Kevin Seconds, Oliver Lake, Pheeroan AkLaff, Vinny Golia, Vladimir Tarasov, Tetuzi Akiyama, Nicole Mitchell, Lizz Wright, Dwight Trible, Calvin Weston, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Alex Cine, Suzuki Junzo, Amy Reed, Nels Cline, Jeff Parker, Max Johnson, Steve Adams, Ken Filiano, Mike Pride, Catherine Sikora, Scott Amendola, Steuart Liebig, Sameer Gupta, Tony Passarell and more.
DOORS 9:00 PM; SHOW 9:30(ish)
$7-15 sliding scale
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society takes place every Monday night at Studio Grand. Lineups feature avant-jazz, experimental and noise performances by local and touring musicians and multimedia artists. OFJS is a long-running (6 years and counting!) series curated by Fernando Carpenter of VAMP. For more information, check out OFJS's Facebook page.