Thursday, May 30th – 7:30pm
Author Event
Summer Brenner presents her book
Dust: A Memoir

“In this Boomer memoir, Driving Miss Daisy meets One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. With lilting eloquence, Summer Brenner captures the tumultuous fifties and sixties of a genteel Jewish family in Atlanta, with the South’s oppressive segregation and anti-Semitism. The family drama is fraught: the brother is a schizophrenic, the mother a Gucci-clad Medusa, and…

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Sunday, May 26th – 5-7pm
Jam Session led by the Akira Tana Trio

Drummer Akira Tana is filling in for Vince Lateano tonight; Vince has a scheduling conflict. Ben Stolorow will be here on piano, together with Peter Barshay on bass. A great opportunity to learn from three seasoned professionals, and a great opportunity for audiences to discover talents they may not even have heard of yet. $20…

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Saturday, May 25th – 7:30-9:30pm
Jonah Cabral’s Young Lions Sextet

Jonah Cabral, alto saxophone & leader; Will Berg, tenor saxophone; Armen Krakirian, trumpet; Charles Chen, piano; Alex Farrell, bass; Kirk Duplantis, drums.$20-30 sliding scale cover charge; byob. Jonah Cabral is one of the rising saxophonists in the jazz scene today. He has played throughout the world including South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain…

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Friday, May 24th – 8:30-10:00pm
The Rent Romus Spirit Quartet

Eli Knowles – drums; Quinn Gerard – bass; Brett Carson – piano; Rent Romus¬† – saxophone. $20 cover charge; byob. A titan of the San Francisco avant garde scene, both as a saxophonist and with his record label, Edgetone, Rent Romus has just recently established the Spirit Quintet, with a chemistry that’s given him a…

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Friday, May 24th – 6-8pm
Tony Johnson Quartet

Bob Kenmotsu, tenor sax; Ben Stolorow, piano; Eric Markowitz, bass; Tony Johnson, drums. $20 suggested donation; kids free; students $10. Tony Johnson has a monthly fourth Fridays residency at Bird & Beckett, leading his quartet in the odd numbered months and the 230 Jones Street band in the even numbered months. The players are all…

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Thursday, May 23rd – 8-10pm
Adam Gay Quartet

Bassist Adam Gay has been a key player at Bird & Beckett for decades, though he moved to Brooklyn in 2019. In New York, he’s been playing with friends such as pianists Jinjoo Yoo and James Austin, guitarist Ki Hong Jang, Saxophonist Chris Byars, and drummer Keith Balla amongst others. Adam travels to San Francisco…

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