653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

Now open six days a week
Tuesdays to Sundays
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
with limited browsing
curbside pickup and delivery also available

1-415-586-3733
[email protected]

Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!

Adam Shulman

Friday, June 12th – 7pm
live streamed jazz from the bookshop
Adam Shulman plays solo piano

Adam Shulman plays two sets of originals and jazz standards from swing to bop to the new thing. He’s been a driving force on the Bay Area jazz scene as ensemble player, soloist, accompanist, composer and bandleader since moving to San Francisco 18 years ago. 


At 7pm, you’ll find the
 facebook live stream here
Scroll down to find the video screen
with the red “live” rectangle.
Refresh your screen if you don’t see it–
you might just be a little early to the party!


Please support
our featured musician tonight
by donating

via PayPal at this link.
or by Venmo @birdandbeckett

$20 suggested
less or more as your circumstances demand or allow


Prior to his arrival in San Francisco, Adam studied jazz piano with Smith Dobson while earning a degree in classical performance at UC Santa Cruz.  Now, he has four albums laden with his own compositions and a fifth on the near horizon, and a long history of work with many of the great players in the music, including local figures Marcus Shelby, Anton Schwartz, Andrew Speight, Erik Jekabson, Ed Reed, Mike Olmos, Gary Brown, Patrick Wolff, John Wiitala, Vince Lateano, Faye Carol, Kellye Gray, Ian Carey, and Mike Zilber, as well as nationally known talents including Stefon Harris, Willie Jones III, Dayna Stephens, Miguel Zenon, Mark Murphy, Alan Harris, Luciana Souza, Larry Coryell, Sean Jones, Grant Stewart, John Clayton, Bobby Hutcherson, Bria Skonberg; he’s done significant time with the Glenn Miller Orchestra along the way, and he’s done extensive arranging, orchestrating and accompanist work for vocalists Paula West and Ed Reed. He’s also a seasonal favorite at SFJAZZ with an annual series of shows built on Vince Guaraldi’s soundtrack to Charles Schulz’s 1965 holiday classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas.

 

Adam Shulman

Books

Books

"It is in doubt and not in faith that the salvation of the world is to be found. Faith is a delusion and a snare: a pitfall, a prison. It intimidates the intellect. With fear of eternal damnation religion crushes intellectual activity; with hero worship it destroys individuality; with hopes for the beyond it prevents the growth of ideals for the present. It makes of us a race of intellectual cowards; it changes but little if any our daily conduct toward each other. But doubt sets us free."

-- Job Harriman, 1902

 

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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