Friday, August 21st – 5:30-8:00 pm
Ornette in mind…

This_Is_Our_Music_(Ornette_Coleman)Honoring the life of a legend and ground breaking, revolutionary artist after his recent passing.

Scott Foster, guitar, leads a quartet to explore Ornette Coleman’s music with Jim Peterson on sax, Noah Schenker on bass, and Bryan Bowman on drums.

Scott Foster presents a new quartet or trio each month on the third Friday of the month as part of our ongoing “jazz in the bookshop” end-of-the-week jazz party series — now in its thirteenth year!

Scott Foster guitar

Click here to read two poems on Ornette by Vancouver, WA poet Christopher Luna.  Christopher will be reading at Bird & Beckett Thursday 8/27 with his new bride Toni Partington, taking part in the CD release party for their friends, the poets David Meltzer & Julie Rogers with saxophonist Zan Stewart – “Two Tone Poetry & Jazz!”


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Hot off the press from your neighborhood bookshop just in time for the lame duck period. 75 million voters, and counting, have rejected fascism and lies. 70 million haven’t yet made that commitment. Bully Goat’s Bluff might change a few of their minds.

Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.

~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~

$15 and worth every penny
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.

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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