Thursday, November 05, 2015

Sunday Matinee In Alameda: Silent Movies And Cartoon Jazz!

This Sunday at 2PM at Rhythmix Cultural Works in Alameda this blogger shall don his official Curator hat and bring old school 16mm silent films to accompany a performance by Jeff Sanford's Cartoon Jazz Septet, who will play selections from Raymond Scott and John Kirby, as well as new compositions by Lenny Carlson of the San Francisco City College music department. Here's the big band version of this ensemble - enjoy!

Cinematically, we shall present the usual suspects from Silent Movie Land: Otto Messmer, the Fleischer Studios, The Hal Roach Studio, Charley Chase, Mack Sennett's Keystone stars Charlie Chaplin, Roscoe Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Snub Pollard and more. Rhythmix Cultural Works is located at 2513 Blanding Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501. For more info, check out their events page or call 510-856-5060.

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