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      August 19, 2020

      Wednesday   8:30 PM

      1535 Commercial Way
      Santa Cruz, California 95065

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      The Third Mind

      THE THIRD MIND: Dave Alvin, Victor Krummenacher (Camper Van Beethoven), David Immergluck (Counting Crows) Michael Jerome (Richard Thompson)

      (((folkYEAH!)) presents the Santa Cruz debut of THE THIRD MIND - Dave Alvin, Victor Krummenacher (Camper Van Beethoven), David Immergluck (Counting Crows, John Hiatt), and Michael Jerome (Richard Thompson, Better Than Ezra), Jesse Sykes (Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter)

      "I had a crazy idea and was looking for musicians who perhaps didn’t think it was so insane. Many years ago I’d been reading John Szwed’s excellent biography of Miles Davis, “So What”, and was fascinated by his thorough descriptions of how Mr. Davis and his producer, Teo Macero, created some of his classic electric albums like Bitches Brew and Jack Johnson. Basically, Miles would gather great musicians in a studio, pick a key and a groove and then record everything live over several days. Then he and Mr. Macero would edit and shape these improvisations into compositions. Having never recorded like that, I had a fantasy to try it someday if the fates ever allowed. One night after a gig in San Francisco, a decade or more later, I mentioned this fantasy to Victor Krummenacher. I’d known the always musically adventurous Mr. Krummenacher for a couple of decades (since he was a young buck bassist in Camper Van Beethoven) and hoped he would understand." – Dave Alvin

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