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!

Jesse Levit

Thursday, November 14th – 7pm
Jesse Levit Quartet

$20 cover charge; sliding scale available

Traveling home for a few shows from his base in New York City, Jesse Levit — alto saxophonist, EWI player and Oakland native — brings in a quartet of San Francisco’s finest for two sets of jazz on the Bird & Beckett stage.

We look forward to Jesse’s occasional visits with great anticipation!

Jesse Levit – Sax and EWI
Dan Zemelman – Piano/Rhodes
Josh Thurston-Milgrom – Bass
Eric Garland – Drums

Jesse started in on the  saxophone and piano at the age of seven. After winning numerous honors and holding the lead alto chair in both the SFJAZZ High School All-Star Band and the Monterey Jazz Festival All-Star Band, he’s gone on to perform with the likes of James Moody, Frank Lacy, Jim McNeely, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Jane Monheit, Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Daniels, Peter Erskine, Wycliffe Gordon, Frankye Kelly, Sam Rivers, Dave Liebman, Lenny Pickett, Khalil Shaheed, Mark Levine, Diane Witherspoon, Benny Green, Stefon Harris, Seamus Blake, and Rufus Reid.

Jesse has released three CDs: Oaktown Jazz, Pocketized, and Excursions.

He currently resides in New York City, having graduated with a master’s degree from Manhattan School of Music.

He performs regularly on sax, EWI and piano in numerous venues around NYC, the Bay Area, and beyond.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdllsFpnKc0

Books

Books

"I don’t think the printed book is going to disappear any time soon. The codex (the bound book) is a wonderful container for information: simple, portable, inexpensive. Flip through the pages. No scrolling. No crashes. And the book, at its best, aspires to and attains the state of art."

-- Les Ferriss

 

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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