Spring is upon us, and the Jazz Society is keeping it fresh like always! March on down to the same place, at the same time for the always new sounds of the Fairfax Sax and the best kept secret in Bay Area jazz.
We have Pat O'Connell on drums this month, and I'll be back at the mic. Can't wait to see you!
Dale Alstrom graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in music composition and has had his arrangements and compositions performed by numerous symphony orchestras, vocal ensembles and swing, jazz and rock bands. He has played with numerous big bands, including Freddie Martin, Alvino Rey, Ray Price and his Cherokee Cowboys, Tex Beneke, Louis Bellson and Walt Tolleson as well as spending a number of years playing and singing with various lounge groups in the Reno/Las Vegas circuit and Hawaii. He has also played for many name acts such as Bob Hope, Jack Benny and Steve Allen. Known by many as «Fairfax Sax», he was a long time resident of Fairfax and has been very active in the local music scene. He now resides in San Quentin Village on the Marin County Shore of San Francisco Bay. Dale and the other members of the Jazz Society have been playing together for over thirty years.
Dale Alstrom's Jazz Society performs classic swing and jazz standards and original numbers by composers such as: