The passing reflections in the side of the piano
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The show, which started so late because Luna was performing earlier at Davies with the Buena Vista Social Club, was the brainchild of Rick Swig, who'd met Luna long ago in Cuba.
The Joe Henderson Lab - a smallish performance space in a corner of the ground floor - was packed, the audience rapt, from Luna's first notes of "My One and Only Love."
Jazz fans on hand included baseball great Orlando Cepeda and Pier 23/Sweetie's Art Bar owner/artist Flicka McGurrin (whose "Cold Water Swimmers" paintings, shimmering at night, I hear, are right now in the windows at Bank of America headquarters).
Inside, the headlights of passing cars were reflected as moving bars of light in the high-gloss ebony finish on the piano.
Each event, says organizer Will Hearst (yes, his family's company makes a weekly deposit in my bank account) includes a series of panels, conversations and talk (see www.writingfromcalifornia.com).
The featured session in San Francisco is an Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m. conversation betw
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