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Point Richmond Jazz
is a monthly concert series
FEATURING WORLD CLASS
improvising STRING PLAYERS
that has taken place on the 4th Friday of each month at
201 Martina St., Point Richmond, CA.
94801 - In 2019-20 however the season has been curtailed to 4 concerts
While these are NOT church events, we are deeply grateful to the church and Pastor Dan Damon for their generous support.
Point Richmond Jazz is sponsoring an ALL NEW series of Master Classes and Workshops with their concert artists!
Ifshin Violins is the San Francisco bay area's premiere violin shop. Located in El Cerrito at 6420 Fairmount Ave. They can provide for all your violin, viola, 'cello, or string bass needs. Ifshin has provided financial support since the inception of the PR Jazz Concert Series
Point Richmond Music is a summer concert series under whose aegis and without whose financial support we would not exist. Many thanks to the folks at Point Richmond Music! The POINT IS music!
The Hotel Mac is an historic hotel in the heart of Point Richmond with fine rooms and dining available in the seperately owned restaurant. The Hotel Mac has kindly supported Point Richmond Jazz - The Hotel providing rooms for weary out of town Point Richmond Jazz musicians and a 15% discount in the Restaurant for Point Richmond Jazz patrons!
Kit Eakle is a jazz violinist and founding producer of Point Richmond Jazz. Kit has been playing the violin since the age of 8 (a LONG time ago!) and has played with artists of widely varying styles: from Howard Alden to David LaFlamme, from Dan Hicks to Taj Mahal.
He has also been an educator for 35 years, teaching music and violin at all levels and has designed curriculum for the Province of British Columbia, and the Kennedty Center in Washington D.C.
He has made a lifelong study of jazz violinists, and currently is developing a course at the California Jazz Conservatory on String Players and their Role in Jazz.