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Ian Dogole & Music Beyond Borders
Ian Dogole’s Music Beyond Borders crosses geographical borders and bridges the divide between world music and improvisational jazz
2nd Friday Art Walk: 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Performance: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
In addition to Ian Dogole onudu, cajon, djembe, talking drum, hang, kalimba, the trio features Sheldon Brown on tenor, alto & soprano saxophones, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute & other surprises, and Sascha Jacobsen on double bass. These three musical innovators will stir the musical cauldron with a fiery mix of original compositions, fresh interpretations of pieces by jazz and world music pioneers, and free improvisation that will unfold out of the ether right in front of your eyes and ears.
For over 35 years, Ian Dogole has articulated his vision of Music Beyond Borders as a multipercussionist, bandleader, educator, recording artist, composer and producer. He has released seven records and a DVD as a leader and has recorded and performed with artists such as Hamza el Din, Richie Cole, Paul McCandless and Alex deGrassi. He is also an active music educator in the Marin County schools and a frequent volunteer for Bread & Roses.
Sheldon Brown has been an innovative force behind Ian Dogole’s bands, both as a performer and composer for more than 20 years. In addition to his own ensemble, the Sheldon Brown Group, he continues to perform with many groups in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bassist Sascha Jacobsen was born into a musical family, going as far back as his great, great, great, great-grandfather, who was a bassist for the Moscow Opera. Sascha has collaborated with a host of innovative artists and ensembles that span a diverse array of musical styles, including the Kronos Quartet, Bonnie Raitt and Randy Newman, Tango masters, Flamenco greats, and Grammy-winning artists Mads Tolling and Tupac Mantilla, among others.
This free concert is a collaboration between Jazz in the Neighborhood and Copperfield’s Books.
Though there is no income from ticket sales, Jazz in the Neighborhood pays each musician a guaranteed fair wage. The concerts are made possible through contributions from our JITN membership, audience members and local sponsors.
850 4th Street, San Rafael, CA 94901