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:

Available Now at Bird & Beckett

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.

The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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