PERFORMANCES

L to R: Steve Heckman, Keith Saunders, Denise Kidder, Ravi Abcarian, Bryan Bowman. Photo: Philip Kaake

L to R: Steve Heckman, Keith Saunders, Denise Kidder, Ravi Abcarian, Bryan Bowman. Photo: Philip Kaake

Upcoming Shows

Denise Kidder/Jeffrey Burr/Bob Kenmotsu Jazz Trio

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Riggers' Loft/R&B Cellars, 1325 Canal Boulevard, Richmond

Experience the interplay of sax, voice and guitar with Denise Kidder's swinging jazz trio aat Riggers Loft, a favorite wine coop and hard cidery. Known for her clear, beautiful sound and intelligent lyrics, she has been called "a singer's singer."

Bob Kenmotsu, a veteran tenor sax player, is a native-born Californian who graduated from San Jose State University. He played professionally for many years in New York as a member of the Jack McDuff Brown Band. He has recorded with Billy Hart, Ira Coleman, Pat Martino, Bill Stewart and Marc Johnson. He has toured internationally, and his latest recording is Reunion.

A graduate of Willam Paterson University’s elite jazz program, Jeffrey Burr has garnered critical acclaim for his unique approach to playing jazz guitar. He has performed on both coasts and toured Japan with legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, Rufus Reid, Donald Bailey, and Adam Nussbaum. He is also a Senior Music Analyst for Pandora.com’s Music Genome Project. His latest recording is “Bright Blue.” Fantastic views, delicious food from Paul's Street Eats food truck and a welcoming atmosphere make for a fun night out. Wear layers as it is in a warehouse setting. $5. Follow Canal Boulevard to water's edge past the listed address. When you can go no farther at the end of Canal Boulevard, you have arrived! www.riggers-loft.com

Denise Kidder/Ben Stolorow Jazz Duo

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Campovida Taste of Place, 95 Linden Street, Oakland

Denise Kidder and Ben Stolorow on keys will explore the boundaries of straight ahead and Brazilian gems.

Ben Stolorow, a Hertz Traveling Fellow studied in New York with pianists Stanley Cowell, James Williams and Fred Hersch. He has performed at Yoshi’s, The Jazzschool, and the Kuumbwa Jazz Center, at the Healdsburg and SF Jazz Festivals, and has also toured and performed throughout Japan. Ben is also a faculty member of the California Jazz Conservatory.

The Taste of Place in Oakland is an intimate gathering space to connect over a glass of wine sourced from organic and biodynamic vineyards of Mendocino County. Savor some charcuterie, and enjoy the music. No cover. Free parking. www.campovida.com

Jazz & Blues Instrumental & Vocal Jam

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Riggers' Loft/R&B Cellars, 1325 Canal Boulevard, Richmond

Lead by Vocalist Denise Kidder with pro rhythm section of Peter Barshay on bass and Sam Cady on piano. $10 cover. Street Eats delicious food truck on site. Wine tasting. Sign-up sheet. Performers rotate in order of sign-up & continue until closing at 10 pm. Musicians bring 3 copies of charts in your key if possible. Grand piano & drum kit on site. Dress in layers as it is in a warehouse. Free parking. Follow Canal Boulevard to water's edge past the listed address. When you can go no farther at the end of Canal Boulevard, you have arrived! www.riggers-loft.com

Denise Kidder Jazz Duo

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Britt-Marie's Restaurant and Wine Bar, 1369 Solano Ave, Albany

Join us for an intimate evening of jazz treasures at this friendly neighborhood restaurant.

Denise Kidder & Friends

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Riggers' Loft/R&B Cellars, 1325 Canal Boulevard, Richmond

Enjoy Denise Kidder's swinging jazz and world music at Riggers Loft, a favorite wine coop and hard cidery. Known for her clear, beautiful sound and intelligent lyrics, she has been called "a singer's singer."

Fantastic views, delicious food from Paul's Street Eats food truck and a welcoming atmosphere make for a fun night out. Wear layers as it is in a warehouse setting. $5

Denise Kidder & Friends

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Riggers' Loft/R&B Cellars, 1325 Canal Boulevard, Richmond

Enjoy Denise Kidder's swinging jazz and world music at Riggers Loft, a favorite wine coop and hard cidery. Known for her clear, beautiful sound and intelligent lyrics, she has been called "a singer's singer." Fantastic views, delicious food from Paul's Street Eats food truck and a welcoming atmosphere make for a fun night out. Wear layers as it is in a warehouse setting. $5

Denise Kidder Jazz Duo

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Rosenblum Cellars, 10 Clay Street, Oakland

Denise Kidder will draw you in with her hip stylings paired with Rosenblum Cellars' California zinfandels and other Rhone style wines. Just steps from the Oakland Ferry Terminal, the tasting room is located in the heart of Jack London Square. Enjoy a tasting, have a glass, or share a bottle with your friends while enjoying the bay-views. No cover. www.rosenblumcellars.com https://denisekidder.com/event/2139279/461212450/denise-kidder-ben-stolorow-jazz-duo

Denise Kidder Jazz

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Riggers' Loft/R&B Cellars, 1325 Canal Boulevard, Richmond

Enjoy Denise Kidder's swinging jazz and world music at Riggers Loft, a favorite wine coop and hard cidery. Known for her clear, beautiful sound and intelligent lyrics, she has been called "a singer's singer." Fantastic views, delicious food from Paul's Street Eats food truck and a welcoming atmosphere make for a fun night out. Wear layers as it is in a warehouse setting. $5

PAST PERFORMANCE VENUES:

Angelica's, Redwood City, CA
Anna's Jazz Island, Berkeley, CA
Autour de Midi, Paris, France
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Bistro Yoffi, San Francisco, CA
Britt-Marie's Restaurant and Wine Bar, Albany, CA
Cafe Claude, San Francisco, CA
California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley, CA
Cerruti Cellars, Oakland, CA
C'Era Una Volta, Alameda, CA
Chantilly Restaurant, Palo Alto, CA
Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, CA
Downtown Restaurant, Berkeley, CA
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA
Gabriella Cafe, Santa Cruz, CA
Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Oakland, CA
Hotel De Anza, San Jose, CA
Jazz Camp West, La Honda, CA
Kaiser Hospital, Oakland, CA
Kelly's of Alameda, Alameda, CA
La Strada Restaurant, San Pablo, CA
Old First Presbyterian Church, Jazz Vespers, SF, CA
A Perfect Finish Wine Bar, San Jose, CA
Peniche Marcounet, Paris, France
Piedmont Piano, Oakland, CA
Rassella's Jazz Club, San Francisco, CA
Riggers Loft Wine Company, Richmond, CA
Sausalito Seahorse, Sausalito, CA
Sheba Piano Lounge, San Francisco, CA
Simple Pleasures Cafe, San Francisco, CA
Tula's Jazz Club, Seattle, Washington
Washington Inn, Oakland, CA

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