Friday, February 12 – 7:30 pm
The Rick Brown Quartet
Live streamed jazz from the bookshop

Trombonist Rick Brown’s quartet features pianist Sharman Duran, with terrific colleagues Carl Herder on bass and Pepe Jacobo on drums — a marvelous aggregation of musicians sure to offer up a fascinating 90 minutes of jazz collaboration.

We’re on the hook for our traditional $600 quartet guarantee for this one. Step up to the extent you can to help us keep wonderful musicians adequately paid! Ask your rich jazz-loving uncle back east (you know, the one who’s crazy for Teagarden and Melba Liston) to tune in! We’ll give him a good pitch!


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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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