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!
Refresh your browser
to catch a show in progress!
Visit our Facebook page or
YouTube channel!

But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

Friday, July 14th – 5:30-8 pm
Henry Hung plays a date for Jimmy!
Bebop in the bookshop — every Friday since 2002

Henry Hung, trumpet;
Grant Levin, piano;
Josh Tower, bass;
Omar Aran, drums.

jazz at bird & beckett wouldn’t be what it is without the musicians who kicked it into gear and kept it going for years! R.I.P,  Jimmy!

Jimmy Ryan passed away in July 2015 and will always be missed! Henry Hung will make sure we don’t miss the bebop!

R.I.P, Jimmy!!!

photo courtesy of Baytaper.com

jimmy and bishop

jimmy on diamond street


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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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