Live Streams Every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, and more!

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Friday, Juneteenth – 7pm
Walter Earl, jazz pianist
a solo live stream

Jazz in the bookshop, every Friday! Jazz in America, and around the world, every minute of every day since the turn of the last century… and who can say when it really started. But jazz as we know it? It’s here now!

This week, we present a return engagement
by pianist Walter Earl — performer, composer, arranger, bandleader.

Stop by our live stream on facebook for a beautiful solo performance this Friday evening, from 7 to 8:30pm.

Here’s where to view the live stream:

Here’s where to donate:

Give $20 if you’re able, more if you’re flush.
Any amount is appreciated.

The first $200 goes to Walter, the next $100 goes to the organization, and two-thirds of any donations beyond that point go to Walter.

If you love Walter and his music, then help him out; if you just think musicians shouldn’t work for peanuts, then have the courage of your convictions and help him out!

It’s all crucial if we want to keep our treasured musicians healthy, vital and productive.

Here’s where to view the live stream:



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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