Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!
Hey, it’s not June any more!!
Whither goeth jazz?! We’re cooking up a new idea for when jazz club opens back up. Stay tuned! Especially you members of the Jazz Philanthropists Union– you know who you are. Your country will be calling on you to make it work for all the peoples of jazznationsf. Ask not how, but when! Remember, what works for all makes it work for each. Jazzwise, and in life. And remember the African roots of jazz, and specifically the African-American creation, development and future of jazz! Especially now.
"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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