Frunkyman at SJMA First Friday - San Jose Jazz

Frunkyman at
SJMA First Friday

First Friday
Fri, Jul 1
6pm doors 7pm showtime (Pacific)
Free with Registration / San José Museum of Art

Bay Area based bassist and composer Frunkyman (Miguel Leyva) recently graduated from SJSU’s Jazz Studies Masters program. He spends his time working as a session musician, arranger, and composer for different media outlets.

Most of his work is for cinematic projects in Los Angeles, where he obtained his undergraduate degree in media composition at CSUN. Projects he’s been involved with include Genius: Picasso, FIFA 2018, Drifting Dragons, and the 2018 Video Game Awards as a studio musician.

His passion for jazz and funk has compelled him to create and hone the Frunkyman sound-concept experience for the past several years. The cosmically eccentric sound adorned with elaborate funk convolutions will manifest on First Friday and inevitably aggravate splenius capitis’s and other neck muscles.

As an added bonus, the Museum’s galleries will be open, free of charge, from 6–9pm. Register now to speed your entry.


funk, R&B


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