Scroll down the home page for a blow by blow… then blow in here & hear ’em blow! We are so very lucky to be living in America at the end of 2019! Really! Despite its obvious shortcomings… Happy holidays!Read More
$20 suggested donation; any amount appreciated Eric Shifrin, piano and vocals, leads this incarnation of the In Crowd featuring Rick Elmore on trombone, Bing Nathan on bass, Randy Lee Odell on drums and special guest vocalist Emily Hayes! The In Crowd’s upbeat kit bag of semi-obscure and totally precious swing, latin and blues tunes will…Read More
Jack Tone Riordan, guitar Grant Levin, piano Matt Montgomery, bass James Gallagher, drums Jazz as it’s played in San Francisco in 2019! $20 cover charge; sliding scale availableRead More
You figure him out! Here are some hints: http://www.jimbotrout.com/ $20 suggested donation; any amount appreciatedRead More
Scott Foster has been on the Friday evening schedule since its start in late 2002. He brings in a project every third Friday, always fresh and always deeply satisfying. This time out, he’s hosting his long-time collaborator, Dave Scott, who left San Francisco for Sedona, AZ not long ago. Dave Len Scott brings together a…Read More
Bastet: Justin Rock – Guitar, Giulio Xavier Cetto – Bass, Mike Quigg – Drums CHIVES: Steven Lugerner – Woodwinds, Matthew Wohl – Bass, Max Jaffe – Drums Find Bastet’s brand spanking new “At the Age of Zero” at Slow & Steady Records and CHIVES’ three albums to date here Read about them in the press Hear…Read More
Steve Freund, guitar Joe Kyle, Jr., bass Pete Devine, drums $20 suggested donation Guitarist, producer and bandleader Steve Freund, praised by Rolling Stone for his “masterful, no-nonsense guitar work,” continues to share his feeling for the blues wherever he can. Developing his love for American roots music, including blues and jazz, in Brooklyn during the…Read More
As the solstice leads to the new year, may we all find the kindness to love those we meet along the way. Photos by Michael Hacker, Los Angeles, December 13, 2013Read More
We’ll reopen at 11 a.m. December 26th, so come down anytime ’til the end of the year to hang out, browse the books and relax a bit! We’re also offering seven events in the six days left before 2020… Thursday, the 26th, saxophonist Dan Blake is here from Brooklyn with his East Coast collaborators Jarrett…Read More
$20 cover charge; sliding scale available ($10 suggested for musicians, students, limited income) From New York, Daniel Blake, saxophone, leads a quartet in a NY-SF Jazz Summit, with Jarrett Cherner, piano & Haggai Cohen Milo, bass also traveling in from the east, joined by our own Hamir Atwal, drums. Read Dan’s bio and hear samples…Read More
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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