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Band of the Day #2546

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Band of the Day #2546

Downtown Berkeley has stepped it up recently – there are more artists there, more people singing and dancing, more street vendors with interesting little bits. This is, I believe, the John Brothers Piano Company, and I arrived after work to find them putting on quite a show for everyone. The trumpet player also rocked the clarinet, then joined the pianist for a fantastic duet. I was reminded of Pearce’s piano trio from Santa Cruz, when the players were constantly switching places on the bench.

Nearby a bear made of scrap is ready to take a selfie, and a woman painted silver stood silent with her parasol. She winked at me as I passed, drawing a surprise smile out of me.

Cities are constantly changing, for better or for worse, and it’s good to see Berkeley so lively.

terra damnata

Written by Umbrella Man

September 11, 2015 at 11:16 pm

Posted in people, strangers

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