Jym Marks Quartet in concert “Remembering Miles” on January 9

by Contributed Content on January 5, 2016

Jym Marks — public speaker, publisher, poet, and author — has been called “Menlo Park’s Renaissance Man.” He’s also the drummer in his own jazz quartet, the Jym Marks Quartet, which will be giving a free concert titled Remembering Miles on January 9 from 111:00 am to noon at the Menlo Park City Council Chambers (701 Laurel St.).

Refreshments will be served. No reservation is necessary to attend. This event is made possible by contributions to the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.

Drummer Jym Marks has been a band leader for over 40 years and has played with John Handy, James Moody, and many other jazz greats. He is also author of 12 books.

Trumpet player Fred Berry is a member of the faculty of Stanford University, where he teaches history and is Director of the Stanford Jazz Orchestra.

Pianist Larry Chinn has more than two decades playing jazz in the Bay Area. He has played with John Handy, Margie Baker, Rich Cole, Pharoah Saunders and Jules Broussard.

Bass player Mike Hallesyplays in the style of Ron Carter, and has played all over the Bay Area. He is solid in the tradition of the big band era. Mike’s been with the Jym Marks Quartet over five years.

One Comment

Keith Williams January 07, 2016 at 12:20 am

Knock ’em dead y’all!…Healthful New Year from Japan.

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