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Local Jazz Veteran Kitty Margolis Gives First Post-Pandemic Performance in SF

Written by Andrew GilbertPublished Apr. 27, 2022 • 6:40pm
Courtesy Kitty Margolis

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In the two decades from the early 1990s through the end of the aughts Kitty Margolis embodied the adventurous spirit of San Francisco’s jazz vocal scene. At some point along the way, tired of local gigs, she started focusing on out-of-town dates, and her first Bay Area performance since the pandemic offers a welcome chance to get reacquainted with an artist inspired by the breadth of American music. Working with a new quintet stocked with improvisers—including pianist John R. Burr, bassist Dan Robbins, guitarist Dave Mac Nab, saxophonist Alfonso Montuori, and the persuasively grooving Deszon X. Claiborne on drums, Margolis will be having her way with everyone from Sondheim and Percy Mayfield to Hank Williams and the Gershwins.

Kitty Margolis

Presidio Theatre, 99 Moraga Ave.
Saturday. April 30, 7:30 p.m.
| $35+

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