Buzz Brooks
Wacky Dude
San Francisco, California

Buzz is a kind of a wacky dude who believes that "He who dies having laughed the most, wins." Bob Brooks acquired the nickname "Buzz" when, in his first band, circa 1967, he developed a reputation as a type-A, high-energy sort of fellow. Between the ages of 11 and 13, Buzz took piano lessons, and quit. Fortunately the piano teacher taught some ear training and theory, so that when an older friend started spinning 45s from the Stax and Motown labels, Buzz was able to decipher the chords. This led to a seven-year stint with an R & B show band called "300 Years", so named because they felt that it had taken 300 years here in the U.S. to get to the point where everyone in a multi-racial performing act could truly be on equal footing. When it was time to go to college, Buzz was accepted at Berklee School of Music in Boston, (and Boston U and Washington U) but he never attended because he had signed a contract with 300 Years and a talent agent in New York. [from Buzz's website]
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Buzz Watched
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2009 Angela Beske Christmas Party
15th Street, Oakland, California
(Date Photographed: 20:45:32 Thursday 24 December 2009)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 January 2010)
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Buzz watched at Angela's Christmas Party as other people opened gifts.


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Kabaret Kab Article
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Chronicle Article external link
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(Date Photographed: image scanned 2017)
(Date Published: Saturday 30 December 2017)
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A newspaper article entitled "Cabaraet cabdriver manifest mirth" described Buzz's Kabaret Kab.


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Buzz Unwrapped
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Angela's Christmas Party 2008
Hayes Valley, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 27 December 2008)
(Photo taken Wednesday 24 December 2008)
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While seated at Angela's Christmas Party, Buzz carefully unwrapped a Christmas gift he had just received.


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A Second Kabaret Kab Article
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Original Article © 2018 Hearst Corporation
(Date Photographed: 12:17:06 Monday 1 January 2018)
(Date Published: Tuesday 2 January 2018)
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A newspaper article entitled "Take a ride for a song in San Francisco's Kabaret Kab" by Carolyne Zinco described Buzz's Kabaret Kab. It appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle on December 30th 2017. You can read the entire article here external link.

buzzard Wed 2018 Jan 03
thanks mucho.....journalist's name, last, is ZINKO. But I like AINCO too. could stand for Artificial Intelligence Numerology Co.

   bryan Wed 2018 Jan 03
   Thank you you for catching the typo.
   It has been fixed.


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