653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


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Sunday, April 21st – 5-7pm
Vince Lateano Trio

Ben Stolorow, piano Peter Barshay, bass Vince Lateano, drums $20 suggested; pay what you can. b.y.o.b. Bebop to bossa. A delightful trio with a long-running third-Sunday-of-the-month residency at Bird & Beckett.

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Walker Talks on poet Jack Spicer
Foster/Johnston/Williams redux
Marco Diaz Latin Quartet
Vince Lateano Trio
all happening April 18-21!

Next weekend kicks off early, with a Thursday 4/18, 7:30pm live stream of Walker Brents III’s monthly excursion into topics in poetry, philosophy, mythology, literature and other areas of interest… this time out considering the poet Jack Spicer and “the Quest for Meaningful Speech,” a personal response to the compelling challenge of a cryptically precise poet.  No matter how austere, how stripped and futuristic the language of the poetry, Spicer had an appreciation for the human community that was prescient, astringent, dangerously rich, and generous.  The sources of his fascination are hydra-headed.  Understanding him is akin to defending ancient springs. Jazz music ensues! Scott Foster invites Darren Johnston and Heshima Mark Williams back to the Bird & Beckett stage for a further musical excursion on Friday, April 19 at 6pm — building on a date a few months back. It’s our Friday-after-work jazz happy hour, the one that started in…

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O Pioneers of the Cosmostream! We’ve been vaccinating you against the plague of boredom and the scourge of demagoguery with live streamed events twice a week and more since March 2020, when it all came down!

Hungry to hear some of Bird & Beckett’s past live streams? On the home page you can scroll down to read the individual posts for the shows we’ve mounted in the past several months, a hint of what’s gone down since the pandemic lock-down began. In more amazing times, it would take you right back to the very first show of the current period, back on March 12, 2020, but that beautiful skein is no longer quite so easily accessed. Still, the evidence is there for those who dig. The March 12, 2020 show that signaled the shift was a Thursday evening performance by New York saxophonists Jessica and Tony Jones, both alumni of the Berkeley High jazz program, with NYC bassist Stomu Takeishi and local hero Deszon X. Claiborne on drums. The quartet’s booking for the night before at the Backroom over in Berkeley had been cancelled. A few…

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Yes! Believe your five senses–
shows for in-store audiences
resumed in mid-June 2021,
and continue apace

 Bird & Beckett’s events open to the public have been back since mid-June 2021. Mask up if you’re inclined, and do come in! (Not vaxxed? Please get vaxxed and be safer!) Jazz, poetry & more live in the shop and live streamed Come to 653 Chenery if you’re in town! Doors open at 7:20 for our 7:30 shows. $20 cover for trios and quartets $25 for quintets, $30 for sextets, etc. Cash at the door please! BYOB and BYOglass, and pack out what you pack in! Please feel free to wear a mask in the shop. We trust the science and its processes, and we trust SF’s DPH to keep us up to date on best practices! Advised best practices as of early September 2021 was to wear a mask indoors around people. If that makes you a little more comfortable being inside this winter, then do feel free. Sure…

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Water under the bridge…

The posts that follow show you what’s come and gone. Search the videos on our youtube channel or facebook page to find evidence of what you remember, or what you missed! Then, make sure you catch the next thing that catches your fancy. The live streams are great, but live music in a room with folks you know or ought to get to know, that’s irreplaceable…

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Saturday, April 20th – 7:30-9:30pm
Marco Diaz Latin Quartet

Saturday’s jazz club date, 7:30-9:30 pm, features a superb quartet on the Latin side under the leadership of Marco Diaz, piano, with bassist Steve Senft-Herrera and percussionists Julio Perez and Ahkeel Mestayer. Top players doing what they do so well. Bassist Saúl Sierra was set to lead this group, but air travel delays have him stuck in Dallas, arriving too late to make the date. We’ll get him back on the schedule down the line apiece. BYOB and a twenty for the band.

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Sunday, April 14th at 10a.m.
Denise Sullivan’s SFLives Live Stream
A talk with David Kubrin, author of Marxism & Witchcraft: A Marxist Theory of the Apocalypse & and Ecological Critique of Marxism

Independent reporter Denise Sullivan brings the SFLives series back to Bird & Beckett for a Sunday morning livestream. You can find it in the video screen at the top of this website, or watch it later on our YouTube channel or Facebook page. In Marxism & Witchcraft (“A Marxist Theory of the Apocalypse & and Ecological Critique of Marxism”), author David Kubrin examines how Marx and Engels’ repudiation of religion blinded them to the critical role played by curanderismo and shamanism in the resistance to colonialism which ultimately led the movement along a trajectory that was racist, Eurocentric, antagonistic to workers and married to programs of industrialism without any regard to environmental consequences and weakened the communist fight against encroaching fascism. By examining the ideological foundations of Nazism, Kubrin brings to light the cultural, strategic and spiritual terrain on which it’s critical to do battle in today’s struggle against neofascism…

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Monday, April 8th – 7pm
Norma Smith and Ellyseo Metcalf featured readers
at Kim Shuck’s Virtual Poets 2nd Mondays Online Reading Series – open mic follows

Kim Shuck’s B&B-sponsored online poetry series has been going strong, on Zoom and Google Meet, for several years now and attracts a broad community of poets. 2nd Mondays, Kim hosts two featured readers and conducts the open mic that follows. 4th Mondays, it’s all open mic. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84350265713?pwd=eE84V3BYdWxiSFBHNHhmdUt1WTUzdz09 Meeting ID: 843 5026 5713 Passcode: 244211 The featured readers this time out are Norma Smith and Ellyseo Metcalf. Read on! Norma Smith has lived in the East Bay for more than half a century. She has worked as a journalist, a translator-interpreter, community scholar-educator, event and conference organizer, and as an editor, writing coach, and workshop facilitator. Norma’s book of poems, HOME REMEDY, is available at https://blacklawrencepress.com/books/home-remedy/ Ellyseo (el-LEE-see-oh) Metcalf is another lost soul that read The Stranger in high school and never recovered. Unable to find meaning within the Marine Corps, religion, or education, he now scribbles pretentious blasphemy…

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Sunday, April 7th – 5-8pm
Bishop O’Dowd High School Jazz Ensemble
followed by a jam session with the Akira Tana Trio

The first Sunday of the month is a set aside for a jam session for young jazz musicians hosted by a professional trio, with a student combo from one of the area’s fine jazz programs opening the evening with a 45 minute set. This month, Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland sends us another great band, bursting with young talent. Then, drummer Akira Tana leads a jam session with his trio, open to student musicians from all directions. The art of the session is a key skill that aspiring jazz musicians take to with astonishing results. Always a pleasure to hear! No charge to attend, but audience donations at the show or sent to the Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project, our 501(c)3 nonprofit, help us keep this series going. Use the “Donate” button on this website or bring a check to the store! Be sure to let us know…

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Saturday, April 6th – 7:30-9:30pm
The Harvey Wainapel Quartet

Harvey’s back, and Bird & Beckett’s got him! The Los Angeles Times noted many years ago, that “Harvey Wainapel can be judged by the company he keeps.” He toured the world for a year as a member of Ray Charles’ group. Two of Brazilian jazz’s brightest stars, Airto Moreira and Flora Purim, kept him traveling with their group on and off for six years. And modern sax master Joe Lovano utilized Harvey’s talents for tours in Europe and North America. He’s also performed and/or recorded with pianists Dave Brubeck, Kenny Barron & McCoy Tyner, drummers Mike Clark (Herbie Hancock) & Billy Hart (everyone!), the hr-Bigband (German Radio Big Band in Frankfurt) and Holland’s Metropole Orchestra. Wainapel has also presented his OWN work in clubs, festivals, workshops, and studios in 17 countries. Sax master Joe Lovano states “It’s a pleasure to listen to Harvey’s soulful interpretations.” Japan’s JazzLife calls Wainapel “a musician with his own unique and deep sound.” “The room is warm, the audience…

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Friday, April 5th – 8:30-10pm
The Sheldon Alexander Quartet

Join us for an unforgettable evening of jazz with drummer Sheldon Alexander’s quartet. A sought-after sideman for many, many gigs, he’s also passionately developing his own unique projects. This night at Bird & Beckett will feature an exceptional combo, with the renowned guitarist Ilya Lushtak straight from New York City, alongside two musicians who have been key players in these parts for decades, Adam Shulman on the organ and Erik Jekabson on the trumpet. Prepare to be captivated by this extraordinary ensemble under the leadership of a rising star of the Bay Area music scene.

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Friday, April 5th – 6-8pm
Zoot! A Sam Cady Quartet

      Zoot Finster, that is…  

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Thursday, April 4th – 7-9pm
Nellie Wong and Robert Eugene Rubino,
featured poets
open mic follows
Michael Koch & Jerry Ferraz, hosts

Chinese American revolutionary feminist poet Nellie Wong, a Glen Park resident, grew up in Oakland’s Chinatown and came of age working in her parents’ restaurant there. Tracked into a working class path and following business classes at Oakland High School, she went to work as a secretary at Bethlehem Steel. In her 30s, in the late 1960s, Nellie enrolled at San Francisco State University, taking creative writing, ethnic studies and feminist studies classes and joining the Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women, lifelong associations that continue to this day. Her development as a poet and her dedication to the struggle for radical social change took on a focused momentum in those years at San Francisco State which has continued for six decades. In her mid-80s, in tribute to her engagement in poetry and political struggle, students at Oakland High successfully petitioned for a building at the school to be named…

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Do you think we’ll ever run out of poetry or music? Live music, mostly jazz, in the bookshop all weekend long, every week, and occasional midweek events

Not a chance that we’ll cease and desist!… Tuesday to Sunday, we sell books noon to six each day… And along the way… Friday, April 5th, the weekend’s jazz begins! At 6pm, Zoot! a Sam Cady joint. With Charlie McCarthy, Ollie Dudek and Tony Johnson. Just great jazz, the monster under the bed! Zoot alors! And at 8:30pm, the Sheldon Alexander Quartet, with yet another great guitarist from NYC, Ilya Lushtak, plus trumpeter extraordinaire Erik Jekabson and the great Adam Shulman on organ! Sheldon is a young drummer with an incandescent future ahead of him and a great presence in the present that is Bay Area Jazz! Saturday, April 6th, 7:30pm, the fabulous Harvey Wainapel, from whom we’ve heard far too little since the events of early 2020, brings a fabulous quartet — reasserting his position as one of the very key reed players in these parts. He has the…

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Sunday, March 31st – 5-7pm
Jam session
hosted by the
Vince Lateano Trio

Jam session on the last Sunday of each month from 5 to 7pm! All jazz players welcome. Audience, please donate to help us pay the Vince Lateano Trio to host the jam — Ben Stolorow, piano; Peter Barshay bass, Vince Lateano, drums.

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Saturday, March 30th – 7:30-9:30pm
Noah Frank Quartet

Noah Frank, trumpet Stephanie Woodford, piano Curtis Aikens, bass Martin Diller, drums $20 cover charge; byob. Reservations, call 415-586-3733. The Noah Frank Quartet will present a mixture of original tunes, pop covers, and jazz standards. Noah has performed at NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, DC Jazz Festival, PDX Jazz Festival, Rockefeller Center, and many more.

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Friday, March 29th – 8:30-10pm
Tal Yahalom, solo guitar

“Tal is an amazing guitarist and fabulous human making stunning music.” –Nora Stanley $15 cover charge, byob. Reservations, call 415-586-3733. Tal Yahalom is an award-winning guitarist, composer and bandleader based in Brooklyn, New York since 2014. Drawing from a wide range of influences – spanning jazz and impressionistic classical music to Brazilian repertoire and South-American guitar traditions – Tal aims to create engaging storytelling, adventurous interplay and a deep sense of groove while expanding on the traditional roles and textural capabilities of the guitar. As a leader, he performs regularly with diverse solo programs, a chamber-jazz quintet (set to release its debut album in 2024), a collective post-rock trio KADAWA, and various trios which have featured Caroline Davis, Dan Weiss, Eivind Opsvik and Rogerio Boccato. Following three solo guitar EPs of original and improvised music, Tal released ‘Solo Standards’ in June 2023 – an ambitious and creative take on classic jazz…

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Friday, March 29th – 6-8pm
Robert Kennedy Organ Trio

Robert Kennedy, organ Scott Foster, guitar Cody Rhodes, drums $20 cover charge; byob. Reservations, call 415-586-3733. Robert Kennedy’s 2015 debut Hammond organ combo release Big Shoes spent nine weeks on the CMJ charts, peaking at #11, and his 2018 album Closer to Home, also with the organ trio, peaked at #5 on NACC’s jazz chart, #1 on RMR’s jazz chart, and #32 on JazzWeek’s Top 50. Arriving in the Bay Area in 1988 from the American South, Robert played piano in the Stanford University Jazz Band and studied jazz piano with the great jazz pianist, band director and educator Bill Bell. Robert was a founding member of the groups Hip Pocket Jazz Quintet and Double Funk Crunch, performed as pianist with the SFJAZZ Monday Night Band, and held the accordion chair in Mission Hot Club. He has had the pleasure of playing venues such as Yoshi’s, the Boom Boom Room, San…

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Thursday, March 28th – 7pm
The Lowell Ensemble
Classical chamber group
performs a wide-ranging program
from Bach to Bacharach

Janet Popesco Archibald, oboe & English horn Paul Ehrlich, viola Victoria Ehrlich, cello Zachariah Spellman, tuba Karen Hutchinson, piano Comprising musicians from the San Francisco Opera and Ballet Orchestras, the Lowell Ensemble will perform a fun & festive mix of Classical, Folk & Pop music, featuring Nadia Boulanger’s Trois Pieces and Schumann’s Pieces in Canonic Style for oboe, cello & piano, Astor Piazzolla’s Grand Tango for cello & piano, Jacobson’s  Preludes for Tuba & piano, & everything from Bach to Bacharach. $20 cover charge; byob Reservations, call 415-586-3733

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Tuesday, March 26th – 7-9pm
Three travel writers present their books
Anne Breedlove, Diane LeBow, MJ Pramik

Anne Breedlove Part-Time Nomads: Traveling the World by Bicycle Diane LeBow Dancing on the Wine-Dark Sea: Memoir of a Trailblazing Woman’s Travels, Adventures and Romance MJ Pramik Travels on the Edge: One Woman’s Journeys on a Runaway Planet Free. Seat reservations accepted by phone at 415-586-3733. Reservations honored until the event begins at 7pm. Three writers with a hunger for knowledge and experience of the wider world, their individual reasons and preoccupations and their unique insights converge at Bird & Beckett to read from their work and to entertain your own thoughts, insights and questions.             ____________________ Anne Breedlove’s Part Time Nomads is part memoir, part travelogue and one hundred percent ode to taking on crazy challenges no matter your age or life situation. The book focuses on Anne and her husband’s evolution from weekend cyclists to fully loaded, self-contained international bicycle travelers. Averaging eight…

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Monday, March 25th – 7pm
All open mic poetry session on Zoom, hosted by Kim Shuck

On the fourth Monday of each month, Kim Shuck hosts an open mic on Zoom. Here’s how to find it: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84350265713?pwd=eE84V3BYdWxiSFBHNHhmdUt1WTUzdz09 Meeting ID: 843 5026 5713 Passcode: 244211 When Monday Mar 25, 2024 ⋅ 7pm – 8:30pm (Pacific Time – Los Angeles) Location https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84350265713?pwd=eE84V3BYdWxiSFBHNHhmdUt1WTUzdz09 View map

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Sunday, March 24th – 5-6pm
Cosmic Elders touch down on earth, to tell tales, crack wise and wax poetic, deep in the heart of Frisco!

Never before has the Bird & Beckett stage proffered such wit and wisdom, pathos and bathos… Come to be entertained for a rewarding hour by six experienced & truth-telling women of great pluck, good humor & infinite grace. Free to all, reservations welcome (call the shop). No heckling allowed. Laughter and tears inevitable.  

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Saturday, March 23rd – 7:30-9:30pm
Soulful funky organ jazz!

Tom Griesser, saxophone Kevin Gerzevitz, organ Scott Foster, guitar Dan Foltz, drums $20 cover, byob Reservations, call 415-586-3733 Reservations are honored ’til showtime. “For the sound of today’s organ combo, look no further than B3B4.” -Pete Fallico, KCSM Radio Host and CEO of Jazz Organ Fellowship Four of our favorite players on the local scene have been thrilling audiences for years with their funky little combo called B3B4, offering a rich dive into the diverse and divine jazz organ repertoire built up in the 1950s & 1960s by the greats of the Hammond B3, including Jimmy Smith, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jack McDuff, Jimmy McGriff and countless others, and mixing in tunes that seem tailor-made for the purpose — including some of their own. Nothing but fun tonight!  

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Friday, March 22nd – 8:30-10pm
Dmitri Matheny Quartet
Matheny plays Mancini!

Dmitri returns! This time slinking & soaring through the Mancini catalogue! Reserve your seat now! (415) 586-3733 $20 cover charge; byob Matt Clark piano Ruth Davies bass Deszon X. Claiborne drums Dmitri Matheny, flugelhorn You know him, and you love him, but read up and drive deeper into the charm, beauty and talent that is Dmitri Matheny!  Click here! https://www.jazzmusicarchives.com/artist/dmitri-matheny Haven’t heard Dimitri Matheny live yet, but love jazz in all its beauty? You’re in for a wonderful show!

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Friday, March 22nd – 6-8pm
Tony Johnson Quartet

Veteran drummer Tony Johnson, a master of swing, bebop and straight ahead jazz with 65 years on the San Francisco scene, has a monthly residency at Bird & Beckett. In the odd-numbered months (January, March, May, July, September, November), he brings his quartet with saxophonist Bob Kenmotsu, pianist Keith Saunders and bassist Eric Markowitz — first call, top flight jazz players all. In the even-numbered months, Tony leads the 230 Jones Street band, which of late featured the great Si Perkoff, may he rest in peace. Tony’s band will make a special nod to Si on their April 26th date. But tonight, it’s the quartet! Tony Johnson, a native Australian, slipped down from Canada and hit North Beach in 1959 while still in his early twenties, and immediately found work in the clubs there, recording in 1960 with vocalist Bev Kelly live at the Coffee Gallery in a band that…

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Thursday, March 21st – 7:30pm
Walker Talks
The Grail

Walker Talks! A monthly exploration on a diversity of topics by Walker Brents III. Tonight, The Grail. (Basically a live stream — at show time, the talk will be live on Bird & Beckett’s Youtube channel and Facebook page, but you can also come in person if you like – call 415-586-3733.) Expressed in material analogy, the Grail is a sword or stone or spear or cup.  Each of these has its own poetic history arising differently in culture after culture, in age after age.  The unity shared by these analogical forms is one seen not with but through the eye, and has given rise to many forms of poetic speech, residing in one source—the faculty of human poetic vision.  This is the vision which has from ancient times transformed the subject matter of the literary epic from heroic exploit to sublime character formation.  This is not so remote as…

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Sunday, March 17th – 5-7pm
The Vince Lateano Trio
featuring vocalist Ernest East

Ben Stolorow, piano Peter Barshay, bass Vince Lateano, drums with guest vocalist Ernest East $20 suggested donation per adult, byob Kids free Teens & students $5-$10 Vince Lateano has been an integral part of the San Francisco jazz community since he arrived in 1965, fresh out of the Vietnam-era military, born and raised in Sacramento. He leads this trio every 3rd Sunday, and the trio hosts a jam session on the last Sunday of each month. Bassist Peter Barshay has worked with Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson and Joe Lovano, and has played everything from salsa and straight ahead to funk-fusion, avant garde and music derived from the Afro-Cuban and Brazilian traditions — he brings a wealth of experiences to every date. Pianist Ben Stolorow, since moving to the Bay Area from Los Angeles to attend UC Berkeley in 1994, has become one of the most in-demand…

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Saturday, March 16th – 7:30-9:30pm
Charlie McCarthy Quartet

Charlie McCarthy, reeds David Udolf, piano Curtis Aikens, bass Akira Tana, drums $20 cover charge / byob Reservations: 415-586-3733 Charlie McCarthy is in a class by himself. The quartet will play several old standards and several originals, many of them quite new; and most of the old standards have been dressed up a bit for the occasion. Charlie, among the very greatest voices on reeds on the coast and renowned for decades, will front a terrific rhythm section — David Udolf on piano, Curtis Aikens on bass and Akira Tana on drums.   “You won’t be disappointed,” says Charlie, signing off, “Keep swingin’, CMcC”.    Jazz thrives at Bird & Beckett, a quarter century into 21st!  

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Friday, March 15th – 8:30-10pm
Amos Hoffman & Noam Lemish Quartet

Amos Hoffman, guitar & oud Noam Lemish, piano Miles Wick, bass Alex Aspinall drums $20 cover charge at the door (cash or venmo) byob reservations – 415-586-3733 The Amos Hoffman & Noam Lemish Quartet offers an inspired blend of jazz and Jewish folk melodies. Amos Hoffman is an internationally renowned oud virtuoso and innovator; Noam Lemish is a multi-faceted, world-class pianist-composer and professor at York University’s Department of Music in Toronto, Canada. For years, Amos and Noam have been collecting Jewish melodies from different parts of the world including Kurdish, Yemenite, Moroccan, Ladino, Russian and Israeli songs. The quartet’s lyrical and vibrant reimaginings of beloved Jewish melodies have been captivating audiences all across North America. In their work together, Hoffman and Lemish create a refreshing and compelling sound, filled with vibrant sonorities, unique instrument combinations and compelling arrangements. The renditions are simultaneously faithful to the songs’ origins and rooted in…

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Friday, March 15th – 6-8pm
The Jazz Happy Hour presents
the Scott Foster Ensemble, featuring
The Saxophone Congress!

The Saxophone Congress — three baritone sax players — Danny Bittker, Larry De La Cruz and Jim Peterson — with guitarist Scott Foster and drummer Dan Foltz perform music by Charles Mingus, Ornette Coleman and Carla Bley! Jazz in the bookshop every Friday, 6-8pm. A weekly tradition since 2002. Scott Foster Ensemble residency every third Friday! $25 suggested donation for quintets, but pay what you can and byob. Kids under 12, free; teens and music students, $5-$10 sliding scale. Your cover charge at the show helps us guarantee a fair wage to the musicians that work here. Individual donations from a great many generous members of the Bird & Beckett community are also required to meet that commitment, and for those we are very grateful. If you can and haven’t, please join our supporters. Bird & Beckett will always be a work in progress… Thanks for being part of the…

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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project was created in 2007 "to present, document and archive the creative work of significant living writers and musicians in the San Francisco Bay Area, for a neighborhood audience and future generations." We've been doing that very thing for more than a decade and a half, continuing the work we began when the store was established in 1999.

Due to lapses in tax filings during and post-pandemic, the BBCLP's status as a registered nonprofit was suspended at the beginning of April 2024 while we reapply, which is expected to take about six months. Donations made after April 1st will not be tax-deductible until nonprofit status is restored.

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