653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
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But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

230 Jones Street, Local 6 LJB

this evening at Bird & Beckett!

Jazz at the bookshop

jazz every Friday evening, 5:30 to 8:00 pm

Singer Dorothy Lefkovits
with the “230 Jones Street,
Local 6 Literary Jazz Band”

aka, the Chuck Peterson Quintet

Tenor sax player Chuck Peterson inaugurated our weekly jazz party in the neighborhood back in late 2002, and it’s still going strong.  Dorothy’s been singing in here almost as long…  all the musicians on the bandstand tonight have long experience in the music, and swing in the best west coast post bop tradition…  join your friends and neighbors for a fine, convivial summer evening…

Beside Chuck, the band consists of reed player Howie Dudune, guitarist Glen Deardorff, bassist Dean Reilly and drummer Tony Johnson.  A fine outfit indeed…


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

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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The Independent Musicians Alliance

Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.


Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site

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