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BLONDE TOLEDO

“Art Rock”

Connie Walkershaw - saxes

Jesse Walkershaw - bass

Joe Chavez - Latin percussion

Rick Kennon - drums

Andy Charmatz - guitar

Blonde Toledo... What the heck is that? A forgotten burlesque dancer, and porn star, shoved off the pages of history by her more famous friend Betty Page. A potent drink made in Spain of a mix of Orujo and Rum.

A music group from San Francisco accused of playing Tejano with a Turkish tinge, or Klezmer Prog Reggae. It’s full of surprises, yet firmly based in the traditions of Brill Building Pop, Colombian Cumbia, Yiddish Theatre, Post Bop Jazz, British Invasion Rock, and whatever else falls to hand.

It’s not just that Connie plays two saxophones at the same time, Rashaan Roland Kirk style, or that she has developed a unique style, more melodically based, rather than riff oriented. If the music was not so bouncy, entertaining, storytelling, danceable fun, you might think the two horn aspect was just a flashy gimmick (and its pretty amazing and surprising when it’s happening). But the writing has the resonant quality that draws the listener in, even when the ideas are fresh and new

Date & Time

February 15, 2019

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Add to Calendar 02/15/201908:00 PM 02/15/201910:00 PM America/Los_Angeles BLONDE TOLEDO “Art Rock” Connie Walkershaw - saxes Jesse Walkershaw - bass Joe Chavez - Latin percussion Rick Kennon - drums Andy Charmatz - guitar Blonde Toledo... What... More info at www.ourcommunityfocus.com/events/155823/blonde-toledo Armando's 707 Marina Vista , Martinez, CA 94553 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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