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in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Friday, February 10th – 5:30-8 pm
Don Alberts Renaissance Band
jazz and bebop in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

Don Alberts at the pianoBebop, jazz & poetry!
Don Alberts Renaissance Band
Ian Carey, trumpet • Charlie McCathy, tenor sax
Don Alberts, piano • Larry Epstein, bass • Ron Marabuto, drums
Plus poet Jeff Kaliss – poetry by Don Alberts & Jeff Kaliss

Don Alberts is a bop cat from the earliest ’60s still wailing five and a half decades on. A lyrical romanticist, too, playing with all the lush eloquence of Duke Ellington and Bill Evans. Check his bio at http://donalberts.com/bio.html

Come hear him live with a fine band at Bird & Beckett!

Need a preview? You can hear some spectacular short clips on his site at this link: http://donalberts.com/music.html



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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.

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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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