Have you been? I refer to the hot chamber music sessions created by Maestro Leon Oakley and Professor Craig Ventresco — improvising on classic themes — held at Cafe Divine, 1600 Stockton Street, San Francisco, California, on the third Sunday of each month.
Here are the first four of a dozen treats — in living color visually as well as musically:
A SHINE ON YOUR SHOES:
I WOULD DO ANYTHING FOR YOU:
May your happiness increase!
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