From A Side Car to A Cable Car: A Night of Jazz, Photography, Fashion of the 1960s in Celebration of "Arthur Tress:1964" Museum goers are encouraged to come dressed to the nines in their 60s apparel. Live music by Akira Tana & The Secret Agent Men & Sarah Wilson.
Lizard Lounge: How to Create 60's Cocktails at the Cocktail Lab. Hands-on art making for all.
Sarah Wilson has emerged as "one of the most intriguing and promising composers and trumpeters on the contemporary music scene." (Derk Richardson, San Francisco Chronicle) Her music has premiered nationally and internationally and she earned wide critical acclaim for her 2010 Brass Tonic Records release, Trapeze Project.
This CD features Sarah on trumpet and vocals with clarinetist Ben Goldberg, pianist Myra Melford, bassist Jerome Harris, and drummer Scott Amendola and showcases her "danceable, visually evocative, and melodic music that is both sophisticated and accessible" (Jazziz).
Akira Tana and The Secret Agent Men will musically celebrate the works of Arthur Tess (Arthur Tress: San Francisco 1964) and the Mad Men TV series by performing jazz interpretations of songs from the 1960s .
Themes from television shows and films will be included such as Secret Agent Man, Alfred Hitchcock Theme, Mission Impossible, Peter Gunn, and Charade. Other material will include songs from the Beatles repertoire. The joint will be rocking and swinging.