Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!
Friday, February 21st – 5:30-8:00 pm
Scott Foster Quartet with David Boyce
jazz in the bookshop
since October 2002
For black history month, David Boyce leads the band and audience through a discussion and performance of the history of Black Music in America, and specifically, Jazz. The stories behind the music as it evolved from its New Orleans roots, through the swing era, be bop, hard bop, the sixties revolution and fusion. An evening of discussion and performance touching on these distinct eras and evolutions in the music and, as well, the environment in which the art was growing.
David Boyce sax and discussion leader
Scott Foster, guitar
Charles Thomas, bass
Cairo McCockran, drums and percussion
"I don’t think the printed book is going to disappear any time soon. The codex (the bound book) is a wonderful container for information: simple, portable, inexpensive. Flip through the pages. No scrolling. No crashes. And the book, at its best, aspires to and attains the state of art."
-- Les Ferriss
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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