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Bird & Beckett piano marathon

Friday, August 12th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Renaissance man Don Alberts on the keys
jazz at the bookshop every Friday!

Bird & Beckett piano marathon

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Don Alberts is unstoppable! He’s a bop cat from the earliest ’60s still wailing five and a half decades on. A lyrical romanticist, too, playing with all the lush eloquence of Duke Ellington and Bill Evans.

Check his bio at

And come hear him live with a fine band at Bird & Beckett!
Ian Carey featured on trumpet!

Need a preview? You can hear some spectacular short clips on his site at this link:

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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