M³ Festival 2024: Day 2

Saturday, October 26, 20248:00 pm
$25 advance$30 doors$20 Student/Senior (w/ ID, Senior 65+)doors 7pm

Mutual Mentorship for Musicians (M³), a visionary and non-hierarchical mentorship initiative created by musicians Jen Shyu and Sara Serpa, presents its 3rd annual in-person festival featuring 10 bandleaders from their 3rd and 5th cohorts. The two-day M³ Festival will run October 25-26, 2024, and celebrates some of the most innovative and groundbreaking composer-performers in the jazz and creative music scene.

The M³ Festival boasts an exceptional roster of artists, each contributing their unique talents and artistic vision. Among the illustrious musicians set to perform are Craig Taborn, Linda May Han Oh, Fabian Almazan, Tara Kannangara, Jessica Jones, Sattvitri, CC Sunchild, Rani Jambak, Krissy Bergmark, Gwen Laster, Naomi Nakanishi, Aline Frazão, and Kavita Shah. These gifted composer-performers have been an integral part of the M³, and their collective brilliance promises to create an unforgettable experience for audiences. The festival’s atmosphere will undoubtedly be charged with creative energy, fostering an environment of harmony and artistic exploration that can only arise when like-minded visionaries come together.

Craig Taborn piano
Linda May Han Oh bass
Fabian Almazan piano
Tara Kannangara vocals, trumpet, and requests Prophet 6 synth
Jessica Jones tenor sax
Tony Jones alto saxophone
Stomu Takeishi bass
Rebecca Coupe Franks trumpet
​Kenny Wollesen drums
Sattvitri Balinese gamelan, voice, flute
CC Sunchild piano and voice
Rani Jambak electronics and vocal
Krissy Bergmark tabla
Gwen Laster violin, voice, kalimba
Naomi Nakanishi piano/bandleader
Isa Crespo Pardo voice
David Leon alto sax
Lesley Mok drums
Kavita Shah voice/electronics
Juancho Herrera guitar
Julian Shore piano
Varun Das drums
Matt Penman bass
Aline Frazão voice and acoustic guitar

Mutual Mentorship for Musicians (M³) is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization and platform created to empower, elevate, normalize and give visibility to musicians of historically underrepresented gender identities (including cis women, trans women, trans men and non-binary) in intersection with race, sexuality, or ability across generations in the US and worldwide, through a radical model of mentorship and musical collaborative commissions.

M³ Festival 2024: Day 2

Saturday, October 26, 20248:00 pm
$25 advance$30 doors$20 Student/Senior (w/ ID, Senior 65+)doors 7pm

Mutual Mentorship for Musicians (M³), a visionary and non-hierarchical mentorship initiative created by musicians Jen Shyu and Sara Serpa, presents its 3rd annual in-person festival featuring 10 bandleaders from their 3rd and 5th cohorts. The two-day M³ Festival will run October 25-26, 2024, and celebrates some of the most innovative and groundbreaking composer-performers in the jazz and creative music scene.

The M³ Festival boasts an exceptional roster of artists, each contributing their unique talents and artistic vision. Among the illustrious musicians set to perform are Craig Taborn, Linda May Han Oh, Fabian Almazan, Tara Kannangara, Jessica Jones, Sattvitri, CC Sunchild, Rani Jambak, Krissy Bergmark, Gwen Laster, Naomi Nakanishi, Aline Frazão, and Kavita Shah. These gifted composer-performers have been an integral part of the M³, and their collective brilliance promises to create an unforgettable experience for audiences. The festival’s atmosphere will undoubtedly be charged with creative energy, fostering an environment of harmony and artistic exploration that can only arise when like-minded visionaries come together.

Craig Taborn piano
Linda May Han Oh bass
Fabian Almazan piano
Tara Kannangara vocals, trumpet, and requests Prophet 6 synth
Jessica Jones tenor sax
Tony Jones alto saxophone
Stomu Takeishi bass
Rebecca Coupe Franks trumpet
​Kenny Wollesen drums
Sattvitri Balinese gamelan, voice, flute
CC Sunchild piano and voice
Rani Jambak electronics and vocal
Krissy Bergmark tabla
Gwen Laster violin, voice, kalimba
Naomi Nakanishi piano/bandleader
Isa Crespo Pardo voice
David Leon alto sax
Lesley Mok drums
Kavita Shah voice/electronics
Juancho Herrera guitar
Julian Shore piano
Varun Das drums
Matt Penman bass
Aline Frazão voice and acoustic guitar

Mutual Mentorship for Musicians (M³) is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization and platform created to empower, elevate, normalize and give visibility to musicians of historically underrepresented gender identities (including cis women, trans women, trans men and non-binary) in intersection with race, sexuality, or ability across generations in the US and worldwide, through a radical model of mentorship and musical collaborative commissions.