653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
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But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

Saturday, October 2 – 7:30pm
The Lost Trio+Steve Adams
play the music of Charles Mingus
live in the shop and live streamed

Phillip Greenlief, tenor and alto saxophones
Dan Seamans, bass
Tom Hassett, drums
with guest Steve Adams, alto and baritone saxophones

Steve Adams, a member of the Rova saxophone quartet since 1988 and also a member of the Bill Horvitz Band, the Matt Small Ensemble and the Vinny Golia Large Ensemble, has performed with Anthony Braxton, Sam Rivers, Dave Holland, John Zorn, Cecil Taylor, Donald Byrd and Jaki Byard and with many other jazz, rock, classical, dance and theater groups. He is on 35 recordings, including seven with Rova and four with Your Neighborhood Jazz Quartet, his group in Boston in the 1970s & ’80s. In the Boston era, he was also a member of Birdsongs of the Mesozoic and Composers in Red Sneakers. He plays sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones as well as flute, alto flute, bass flute, clarinet, bass clarinet and synthesizer.

The Lost Trio has been together since 1994, and “stepped into existence” with a weekly gig at The Rose Pistola in North Beach, a residency that was followed by a four-year stint on Sundays at Cato’s Ale House in Oakland. The Lost Trio has a history of touring through venues up and down the west coast, and have done many live radio appearances and in-store performances along the way. The groups’ repertoire began with a program of mainly standards by Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and others before veering into other sources. Since then, the group has fashioned a unique collection of over 600 songs from composers as diverse as Hank Williams, Nino Rota, Steve Lacy, Carla Bley, Billy Strayhorn, Mel Tillis, The Grateful Dead, and PJ Harvey; not to mention numerous original compositions by members of the trio.

Live in the shop and viewable as a live stream on YouTube or Facebook.

Doors open at 7:20pm. Music at 7:30pm.
$20 cash cover charge at the door.

Call for reservations – 415-586-3733 during regular store hours, Tuesday to Sunday, noon to six pm.

Proof of vaccination required on entry; masks required while in the shop.
BYOB. Please only lower your mask only when sipping whatever it is your sipping. Thanks!


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