Saturday, August 8th – 4-6 pm
Grant Levin/Chris Amberger
An informal late afternoon date with the pianist and bassist that will make up half of our evening quartet program. Grant Levin is a rising star of jazz piano, especially in the Bay Area– with a reputation that has spread like wildfire. Bassist Chris Amberger has been a stalwart of the scene for decades, had a stint with Art Blakey, and is largely responsible for getting Grant established in the San Francisco jazz scene. The two of them have often worked as a duo, and know each other’s musical language well.
Every 2nd and 4th Sunday, from 4-6 pm, Grant brings in another musician to play in this duo context. A real treat! Not a formal concert setting, but we have a scattering of chairs out, and the bookshelves can be browsed at will while you listen — it that’s what you’re after.
We love this jazz and books world we’ve developed. Hope you do too.
Available Now at Bird & Beckett
Hot off the press from your neighborhood bookshop just in time for the lame duck period. 75 million voters, and counting, have rejected fascism and lies. 70 million haven’t yet made that commitment. Bully Goat’s Bluff might change a few of their minds.
Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.
~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~
$15 and worth every penny
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.
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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