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in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Friday, January 5th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Knox Barber Quartet
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since October 2002
$10 suggested donation

Young players from the SF Conservatory of Music’s “Roots, Jazz & American Music” BMUS program kick off Bird & Beckett’s 2018 live music schedule. This evening, Friday, January 5th, from 5:30-8:00pm, it’s the Knox Barber Quartet! Setting the bar for the future of San Francisco jazz!

Jayden Clark – tenor sax
Liam Hughes-Butler – guitar
Knox Barber – bass
Julian Archer – drums

You can also hear these young musicians and their SFCM classmates at a monthly jam session at Bird & Beckett — every second Monday of the month. Local college and high school jazz players are encouraged to turn out to meet their peers and participate!



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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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