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Noel Jewkes - Sax Titan!
photo Jessica Levant -

jazz club Saturday nights! 8-11 pm
August 9, 2014: Noel Jewkes
with the Grant Levin Trio

Noel Jewkes - Sax Titan! photo Jessica Levant -

Noel Jewkes – Sax Titan!
photo Jessica Levant –

This week, saxophone legend Noel Jewkes joins
–Grant Levin, piano
–Mark Lee, drums
— tba, bass
for 3 sets of soulful, swinging jazz and bebop

Grant Levin, jazz pianist ne plus ultra, produces our jazz club 2nd Saturday sessions.  Each outing, you can expect a group comprising some of the Bay Area’s finest jazz musicians, percolated through the sensibilities of one of its very finest young jazz pianists.

$10 cover charge tonight for Noel Jewkes and the Grant Levin Trio.

Besides being a jazz club, this is a jazz club
— join jazz club for $75 per year, and your cover charge is just $7.

Jazz Club features the Bay Area’s top jazz talent,
and happens at Bird & Beckett
every Saturday starting with our August 9th show.  

August 16th will be film screening of a new documentary film on free jazz guitarist Sangeeta Michael Berardi.  Note: 7:30 start time.  No cover required, but a $10 donation per adult is very much appreciated.  Students and youngsters welcome to attend this screening at no charge.

August 23rd will be Michael Parsons’ quartet date – 8-11 pm.  $10 cover.

August 30th will be a special 5th Saturday performance (and recording date) with Pacific Jazz Connection, featuring Jerry Logas, Smith Dobson V, Keith Saunders, John Wiitala and Tony Johnson.  $12 cover.

Beginning in September, the Saturday jazz club schedule will be weekly, and leading the dates will be:
— 1st Saturdays – Smith Dobson V
— 2nd Saturdays – Grant Levin
— 3rd Saturdays – Heshima Mark Williams
— 4th Saturdays – Michael Parsons
— 5th Saturdays – special guest bookings

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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