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Saturday, October 9 – 7:30pm
The Lost Trio + Beth Schenck play music of Ornette Coleman & Thelonious Monk

Phillip Greenlief, tenor and alto saxophones
Dan Seamans, bass
Tom Hassett, drums
special guest: Beth Schenck, alto saxophone

Beth Schenck is a saxophonist, composer and educator, who has made previous forays at Bird & Beckett in the bands Sifter and Social Stutter, and as a guest with the Lost Trio. She feels most at home with music that blurs the line between composition and improvisation. Beth’s music has been described by critics as “frank and beautiful” (Greg Burk), “reliably enthralling” and “transporting” (Andrew Gilbert).

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 has 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!


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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