Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Presents San Francisco’s Jazz Giants – May 20


The Sonoma Valley Jazz Society
Presents in conjunction with The Wine Bar at the Plaza Bistro

Jazz in the Backroom
420 1st Street East Sonoma, CA
707.996.4466 Every Friday, 7-10 pm

Friday, May 20th, 2011

San Francisco’s Jazz Giants
Vocalist Frank Jackson
Larry Vuckovich on piano & Al Obidinski on bass

Master vocalist Frank Jackson returns with his unmatched repertoire of rare American standards and jazz classics. He is a legendary jazz pianist and vocalist, recording artist and composer and a jazz pioneer of the San Francisco Fillmore Jazz District. Frank has played with Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker, Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon, Lester Young, ‘T-Bone’ Walker, and Ron Carter, to name a few.

The impressive piano of Larry Vuckovich and versatile Al Obidinski on bass will bring their immense experience to round out a great trio of talent for the night.

The Sonoma Valley Jazz Society celebrates the Music of jazz with Free summer concerts in the Plaza and world-class jazz performances weekly. SVJS is a non-profit organization, supported by donations, sponsorships and memberships. For more information- log on to our website:

bonnyvon – your ‘jazzin’ hostess
Thursdays – 8 to 10pm 91.3fm

Photo Credit: James Knox

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