$20 cover charge; sliding scale available Traveling home for a few shows from his base in New York City, Jesse Levit — alto saxophonist, EWI player and Oakland native — brings in a quartet of San Francisco’s finest for two sets of jazz on the Bird & Beckett stage. We look forward to Jesse’s occasional…Read More
Scott Foster invites master percussionist John Santos and an all-star roster of musicians to join him for an exploration and celebration of the musical crossroads of Caribbean rhythms and American jazz. John Santos, percussion and drumset Jeff Cressman, trombone Scott Foster, guitar Saul Sierra, bass Jesus Diaz, percussion No advance reservations for this evening’s music,…Read More
$20 cover charge; sliding scale available The Jazz Philanthropists Union with support from Jazz in the Neighborhood’s Guaranteed Fair Wage Fund presents Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) and the Reverberant Band CD Release Show! Lisa B, spoken and sung verse Ben Flint and Scott R. Looney, keyboards Marcus Shelby, bass Isaac Schwartz, drums Celebrating the release…Read More
A corrupt politician. A local business in trouble. A neighbor with a heroic story. An opportunity to work together for positive change. Whatever the stories are in your community that most need to be told, the best person to tell them is you. Whether you’re writing for your local newspaper, producing a podcast or video…Read More
Grant Levin, piano Chris Amberger, bass Genius Wesley, drums With a jazz legend on bass and a young comer on drums, we’re pleased to present the reigning emperor of San Francisco jazz. A richly rewarding afternoon of music is guaranteed! Please bring $20 for the donation bucket if you can, but any amount is appreciated.…Read More
Hosted by Troubadour-in-Residence Jerry Ferraz and San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck Grace Marie Grafton’s most recent book is LENS from Unsolicited Press. She is the author of five previous collections of poetry. Zero won the 2000 Poetic Matrix Chapbook contest. Visiting Sisters is a collection inspired by the artwork of contemporary women. Other Clues…Read More
$20 suggested donation; any amount appreciated Five great musicians in one lovely band… Ray Loeckle, tenor sax Jerry Logas, bari sax, clarinet, flute and vocal Glen Deardorff, guitar Dean Reilly, bass Tony Johnson, drums In direct line of succession from Bird & Beckett’s earliest foray into weekly jazz parties! It all started in late 2002…Read More
$20 cover charge; sliding scale available Terrence Brewer – guitar Geoff Brennan – bass Deszon Claiborne – drums Angela Doctor – vocalsRead More
$20-25 suggested donation (just $5 per musician!). Any amount appreciated. Patrick Wolff & Chris Byars, saxophones Jeffrey Burr-guitar Michael Zisman-bass Austin Harris-drums Chris Byars is a mainstay of the NYC bebop scene, a saxophonist, composer, and bandleader who helped put the Smalls jazz club on the map. He has 15 albums out under his name,…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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