Posts by Eric

Thursday, September 24 – 7:30pm

Sueños is a high energy group fusing jazz with elements from hip-hop, R&B, gospel, neo-soul and indie rock in tunes penned by trumpeter Noah Frank, improvising and exploring as they go. Brandon Farmer, Drums Curtis Aikens, Bass Kai Lyons, Guitar Noah Frank, Trumpet

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Friday, September 25 – 7:30pm
Jim Zimmerman Trio

Born in Manhasset, New York, pianist David Udolf moved to the Bay Area in early 1991. A sought after sideman, he has played with Terri Bryant of the Fifth Dimension, saxophonist Herb Geller, R&B legend Bo Diddley, and toured nationally for six years with San Francisco’s own legendary New Pickle Circus. Local artists he has…

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Saturday, September 26 – 7:30pm
Poems for George Floyd
a live streamed reading by Beau Beausoleil

Beau Beausoleil reads his poems written in reaction to the murder of George Floyd and addressing Beausoleil’s whiteness in this racist landscape. Beausoleil’s poems stand in solidarity with the demonstrations against systemic racism around the world.  You can find these poems on the website of Moving Parts Press:…/poems-for-george-floyd Please use either of these links…

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Date tba (postponed)
Glen Pearson Trio

Glen Pearson tours in Count Basie’s chair with the Count Basie Orchestra, and heads the Music Department at the College of Alameda. Glen has also been pianist and orchestrator with Jimmy Scott, Ernestine Anderson, Dianne Reeves, Marlena Shaw, Bobby Hutcherson, Delfeayo Marsalis, James Moody, Frank Morgan, Chico Freeman and Will Downing, served for eleven years…

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The Live Music Just Won’t Stop!

Miss your evenings in the bookshop listening to live music?

Live streaming from Bird& Beckett Thursday and Friday evenings at 7:30pm
right in your living room, but more than six feet away!

The live streams from Bird & Beckett all started in mid-March on Friday the 13th, when the towering saxophonist Michael Zilber brought his trio (Jason Lewis on drums and Tyler Harlow on bass) into the shop before a scant audience in the face of the exploding novel coronavirus crisis. Angela Bennett pioneered our broadcasting foray…

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