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Curated calendar of the best jazz shows in SF Bay Area

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Jam Session with Ben Misterka Group

  • Black Cat 400 Eddy Street San Francisco, CA, 94109 United States (map)

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This show will expand into a night of dynamic jazz jamming!

Ben Misterka is a guitarist and composer of international renown, and performs regularly with several international pop, fusion, jazz and rock acts. His group fuses these sounds together in a jazz/funk sound that draws on a wide range of influences from around the world and different genres.

Notable performances include; Richmond International Jazz Festival, Shanghai JZ Festival in 2013 and 2015, Ordos World Music Festival- Inner Mongolia and many others.  He has performed at several of the major venues and festivals in Shanghai and around China, including the Mercedes-Benz Mixing Room, Booshkabash, Shanghai World Music festival and many more.  In 2014 he was invited to perform on classical guitar with the Shanghai Baroque Chamber Orchestra at the Shanghai Concert Hall.

Misterka has produced and played for numerous recording sessions for an array of styles. He has recently produced an album of classic soul tunes and original compositions for the Shanghai venue "Shake".  Misterka has also released 2 self produced records with New Grasslands, an EP with Nomad's Land, and is preparing for the release of the first "Collectivity" record.  

Ben is currently acting as resident band director for a Shanghai club, and performing with his own groups Collectivity and Ben Misterka Trio/Quartet,  African world fusion group “RTM”, The Brian Hurley Trio, Mongolian Bluegrass group “New Grasslands”, and many more. 

Earlier Event: September 13
The Cosmo Alleycats
Later Event: September 14
Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Pedrito Martinez

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