Oakland Freedom Jazz Society presents
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Lenny Gonzalez — baritone electric guitar
Kevin Thomson — electric guitar
Erik Ellestad — clarinet/saxophone
Known primarily as a photographer and video maker, he has maintained a regular weekly free improv practice with Kevin Thomson(Enablers) for the better part of 3 years. At Doors That Only Open In Silence, a monthly series of improvisation research hosted held at Temescal Arts Center, he met Erik Ellestad June of 2017.
Biggi Vinkeloe Ensemble
Big Vinkeloe is Swedish born, and at times, has lived in Oakland, CA, touring frequently in Europe and North America. She plays alto saxophone and flute, both as main instruments. She is one of the very few jazzwomen working internationally. She is involved in many different projects, both as a side(wo)man and as a leader. She composes for her own groups, and occasionally for musicians from other music fields. Whenever possible, she collaborates with dancers and painters. She has recorded almost 20 albums with European and American musicians.