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Blues and $2.00 Brews with The Legendary Sid Morris Gang and Special Guest Russell Barber featuring “Bike Dog Brewery”
April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blues and $2.00 Brews with The Legendary Sid Morris Gang and Special Guest Special Guest Russell Barber featuring “Bike Dog Brewery”
(Ron Thompson will be out for eight weeks.)
Pianist Sid Morris as a teenager in the 60’s he began playing piano in a blues band with South Bay blues pioneer Gary Smith. Gary later introduced him to pianist Alberto Gianquinto, a San Francisco native who was a member of the original James Cotton Blues Band. For a short time in the early 70’s, Alberto was his mentor. Currently residing in San Jose, Sid has been performing since 1970 and continues to be an active member of the San Francisco Bay Area music community. Raised in Houston, Texas before his family moved to the South Bay, Sid performed at the very first San Francisco Blues Festival in 1973 and subsequently appeared at four other SF Blues Festivals. During his early years on the scene, Sid was mentored by Alberto Gianquinto. In 1976, Sid participated in the now legendary recording of the album, Blue Bay, an anthology featuring the elite of Bay Area musicians.