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Lisa Mezzacappa Six plays Cosmicomics

Presented by Jazz in the Neighborhood and Downtown San Rafael Arts District at Open Secret Bookstore, San Rafael CA

Apr 18 2019
Lisa Mezzacappa Six plays Cosmicomics

Original music inspired by funny, imaginative, gloriously nerdy Cosmicomics stories

Bay Area bassist/composer Lisa Mezzacappa and her sextet perform a suite of original music inspired by Italo Calvino’s funny, imaginative, gloriously nerdy Cosmicomics stories.

Mezzacappa intersperses readings from Calvino’s stories with her inventive compositions, which feature rollicking grooves, layered melodies, and thrilling interaction by the virtuoso improvisers in her band.

The group has recently performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Angel City Jazz Festival, and SFJAZZ Center. Come welcome these fantastic and imaginative musicians at their San Rafael debut!

Lisa Mezzacappa, bass and compositions
Aaron Bennett, tenor sax
John Finkbeiner, guitar
Mark Clifford, vibes
Tim Perkis, electronics
Jordan Glenn, drums


This is a Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund event where each musician will be paid $150 in advance, regardless of ticket sales. Jazz in the Neighborhood makes this possible by subsidizing 40% of their pay. Berp and Co. guarantees the rest along with assistance from the Magic Flute. For tickets and other information, please contact Berp.


$10-20 at the door - sliding scale, nobody turned away for lack of funds

Contact: 888-927-2448


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Additional time info:

8:00 pm


Open Secret Bookstore

921 C St., San Rafael, CA 94901

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